Medical care in the German capital takes a high place in the world rankings. There are all sorts of treatments and surgeries with high quality.


Charité - the oldest and largest Berlin clinic, which currently has about 13,000 employees and 3,200 beds. Overall, the medical complex of four centers is located in different parts of the German capital. The centers are in turn divided into 100 clinics and institutes, 13 of which provide immediate medical attention. Which departments are in the Charité? Frankly, Charité deals with all kinds of diseases, from dentistry to the most complicated surgical operations. The clinics deal with heart problems, blood circulation, low vision, or neuropathy. There is a center that deals specifically with women's issues, the problems of adolescents and children, a prenatal center and a center for genetic problems, a private clinic for neurosurgery and a physiotherapy center, whose main objective is the fight against cancer. This is not a complete list of the Charité services. Their motto is "Explore, Learn, Heal, Help“.

Vivantes (Vivantes - Netzwerk für Gesundheit GmbH)

The relatively new network of clinics in Berlin (founded in 2001) supplies about a third of Berlin population. The Vivantes network includes nine major centers with about a hundred clinics and institutes, with together more than 5300 beds. Vivantes also includes 12 centers for the care of elderly people, 2 apartments for seniors, an outpatient rehabilitation center, and a large number of centers for medical care. one of the hospitals included in the Vivantes network, the Auguste-Viktoria-Klinikum with about 510 beds available for inpatient treatments available. It also features 35 places in geriatrics, psychiatry and has an immunological outpatient clinic. The clinic for surgery, urology, orthopedics and gynecology sucessfully performs over 9,000 procedures a year. the Vivantes Humboldt hospital has over 600 beds : Anaesthesia, intensive care and pain therapy, surgery, internal medicine (gastroenterology and diabetology, neurology, cardiology and conservative intensive medicine), neurology, radiology, orthopedics, urology ... You get a first class service in almost all areas in every hospital of the Vivantes network.

German Heart Centre

The clinic specializes in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases as well as heart and lung transplantation. More than 2500 heart-lung transplants have been performed in this clinic, and 2,000 other operations on the heart and major blood vessels. In addition, the clinic conducted more than 5,000 investigations and operations of cardiac catheters. Approximately 6,500 patients in the inpatient hospital and 14,000 outpatients are treated annually.

Evangelic Hubertus Hospital

In 1997 the first clinic in Germany was opened in Berlin that specializes in minimally invasive surgery. The hospital Hubertus treats more than 5,000 patients per year.

Martin Luther Hospital

Lutheran Hospital, which specializes in trauma surgery, digestive surgery, plastic surgery, gynecology and internal medicine. The clinic behandlet more than 11,000 inpatients and over 14,000 outpatients per year. The hospital has 285 beds.

Schlosspark Klinik

This private clinic is located near the Charlottenburg Palace. The clinic is equipped with modern equipment and usually takes patients with weight problems in long-term treatment.

Hospital of the German Red Cross

The clinic is divided into four hospitals in Berlin and treats annually more than 80,000 patients. On the one hand, the hospital has a 150-year history, on the other hand it is ready with the latest technology and provides medicine at the highest level. A centerpiece of the hospital is the breast center in which about 500 patients are treated per year. The motto of the clinic "People helping people".


The clinic specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. A team of experienced surgeons has performed more than 65,000 operations. The clinic has 15 different, highly specialized lasers. The motto is: "The eye is your window to the world!".

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