Welcome to Hamburg
Your healthcare destination of choice
Anyone planning to undergo medical treatment in Germany would be well advised to take a closer look at what is on offer in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. Not only is this elegant and relaxed port city in the north of Germany the perfect place to relax thanks to its many waterways and parks – those seeking a quick, professional and comprehensive diagnosis or indeed world-class medical treatment will also be impressed by the range available in this metropolis on the River Elbe.
With a population of around 1.8 million, Hamburg today boasts around 5,000 doctors and 20,000 medical employees in all, as well as more than 50 certified hospitals of all different types and areas of specialization. These include smaller denominational hospitals with a very good reputation in fields such as cardiology and internal medicine, specialized centres for the treatment of orthopaedic and trauma-related conditions, and a world-renowned university teaching hospital offering the very highest level of care and capable of performing all types of treatment, including highly-complex and rare operations. No matter which medical problem requires attention, the right specialist able to offer world-class treatment will be on hand in Hamburg.
Medicine at the highest level also means making the latest findings of research in pharmacy, biotechnology and medical technology available to patients as quickly and simply as possible. At the same time, patients in Germany and around the world attach increasing importance to the documented quality of medical treatment in the hospitals they choose. Quality data for Hamburg’s hospitals are therefore published on a regular basis, ensuring transparency and facilitating orientation.