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Centre for Rheumatology

The Rheumatology Centre of the Solingen Hospital at the University of Cologne is one of the best in Germany and is an example of the quality of German medicine, where experienced and respected specialists are gathered.

Consultation, diagnosis and treatment of rheumatological diseases in this centre is distinguished by a comprehensive approach, close cooperation of rheumatologists with other specialists and application of the latest scientific achievements in the field of medicine and pharmaceutics.

The Rheumatology Centre regularly conducts joint scientific research, which makes it possible to introduce new medications during treatment effectively and safely for the patient.

Specialisation of the Rheumatology Centre

The department diagnoses and treats patients for rheumatological diseases, namely inflammatory and degenerative-dystrophic joint diseases and systemic connective tissue diseases such as:

  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Bechterew's disease
  • Gouty arthritis
  • Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
  • Systemic scleroderma
  • Osteoporosis
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Systemic vasculitis


Prof. Dr Peter J. Heering, MD. The doctor has a wide range of specialisations and more than 10 years of experience in rheumatology, internal medicine, nephrology, diabetology, intensive care, laboratory diagnostics, hypertension treatment. The professor is a specialist in rheumatology.

Techniques and methods of treatment

The treatment methods used in the treatment of patients with rheumatological diseases are primarily aimed at reducing symptoms, disease progression and strengthening the connective tissue. The department uses proven treatment protocols for various diseases using pharmacological agents. Patients always have the opportunity to consult with a related specialist or get a second opinion from a consilium of doctors.

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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