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Head and Neck Institute

The Head and Neck Institute
at the Solingen University Hospital is a highly specialized institution for the treatment of head and neck disease.

Our center of head and neck surgery, led by Prof. Sesterhenn is the leading institution for operations on the thyroid gland and parathyroid (parathyroid) glands.

At the institute, you will get professional consultation, examination and treatment. Surgical treatments are provided by the best otolaryngologists in the country. All specialists have the highest medical category and more than 10 years of experience in the treatment of head and neck diseases. Specialists of the Solingen Clinic Institute are constantly improving their knowledge and skills, many of them also conduct scientific activities, which gives them an advantage among other doctors of clinics in Germany.

The Head and Neck Institute treatment of otolaryngology diseases:

  • tongue cancer;
  • cancer of the larynx;
  • сancer in the mouth and neck;
  • сarcinoma of the oropharynx;
  • thyroid cancer;
  • Tumor of the salivary glands; 
  • Acoustic neuroma.

Treatment of brain diseases:

  • tumors of the brain - Diseases of the vessels of the brain (stroke);
  • traumatic brain injury - Diseases of the intervertebral discs;
  • stenosis of the spinal canal;
  • tumors located near the spinal cord / spinal tumors;
  • hydrocephalus / normotensive hydrocephalus (bypass surgery);
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery;
  • Peripheral nerves.

Diagnostics at the Head and Neck Institute are carried out using modern equipment. After consultation with a specialist you will need to undergo tests such as:

  • general analysis of blood and urine,
  • blood chemistry,
  • organs ultrasound,
  • CT (computed tomography),
  • MRI and others.

Doctors prescribe treatment according to the most accurate treatment protocols, with an evidence-based clinical base, individually selecting only a safe and effective method of treatment.

In the department, surgeons, therapists and junior medical staff, working in tandem, if consultation of related specialists is needed, then such a service will be immediately provided. 

Here, patients have the opportunity to undergo treatment of any complexity and type:

  • medical treatment;
  • surgical operations of any complexity;
  • radiotherapy;
  • chemotherapy;
  • immunotherapy;
  • maintenance therapy.

If you apply to the Head and Neck Institute for diagnosis and treatment, you will be accompanied by the staff of the international department, who will make your stay in the clinic as comfortable and convenient as possible. Translation of documents, support during consultations and resolve of any issues during your treatment at the Solingen Academic Hospital will be in the hands of experienced specialists from the international department for patients.

Contact us

For the treatment of patients from other countries, the University Hospital Solingen has an international department whose staff helps non-German speaking patients and their relatives to receive medical care. The clinic staff organise consultations and treatment in the hospital departments.
You will receive counselling and detailed answers to all your questions. You can call us by phone, fill in a call-back request or send us an e-mail:

Tel: +49 212 5476913
Viber | WhatsApp: +49 173-2034066 | +49 177-5404270

For your convenience, please save the phone number to your phone's address book and call or text us free of charge on WhatsApp, Viber or Telegram. Requests made on weekends or public holidays will be processed on the first working day. For urgent cases, the processing of the enquiry will be carried out on weekends and public holidays.



Gotenstraße 1, 42653 Solingen 
+49 212 547 69 13  l  +49 177 540 42 70  l  +49 173 203 40 66
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