The main focus of our surgery department are operations of inguinal hernias or abdominal wall hernias. In Wilhelmsburg Hospital Groß-Sand we help more than 1.300 Patients suffering from hernias a year. We are world-wide known for our special surgery technique called MILOS that we developed here in Hamburg. MILOS is extremely successful and can be used for any abdominal hernia as well as rectus diastasis.
Artificial hip joint, artificial knee joint – our department of orthopedics performs all kinds of joint replacements. Furthermore, Groß-Sand Hospital is one of the few hospitals in Hamburg that offer revision surgery in case of problems with an already implanted prosthesis. In cooperation with the geriatric department we are also specialized for the orthopedic treatment of elderly patients.
In our hospital, we perfom more than 2500 Operations yearly, accompanied and monitored by our department for anesthesia and intensive care. Our experienced specialists will take care of your safety during all of your surgeries or medical tests which take part under anesthesia. The intensive care unit of Groß-Sand Hospital has space for ten patients.
In our internistic department we treat patients with acute or chronic diseases of the inner organs. The main focus is the endoscopic diagnosis and therapy of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. In our in 2017 established stomach center gastroentologists and surgeons cooperate closely in order to find the right diagnosis and treatments as quick as possible.
Groß-Sand Hospital is well known for the geriatric department. A very important part of our work is the early rehabilitation of the elderly patients after diseases or operations – our aim is to bring you back home very soon. We also offer neurological rehabilitation for patients suffering from strong neurological diseases or injuries.
Our outpatient clinic for seafarers provides medical care mainly for seafarers who arrive in the port of Hamburg. The good internal communication helps to examine the patient very quickly, so that he can be brought back to the vessel soon. The outpatient clinic also offers you services such as fitness examinations or travel consultations as well as several vaccinations in our yellow fever vaccination center.
Since 2017 we are cooperating with the Marienhospital in Hamburg as a Centre for emergency and acute medicine. With one emergency room in two locations the patient can have emergency treatment in his hometown and increased quality. Together we have a wider variety of specialists as one Hospital alone.
There is also a community health center that belongs to the hospital. There, you find different doctors such as general practitioners, orthopedics, surgeons or gynecologists (cooperation). You find the community health center in two locations: One is in the new building of the hospital, and the other one near the “Inselpark” of Wilhelmsburg.