Some Words in English for our patients

We warmly welcome you to the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics of Göttingen University Hospital (UMG Universitätsmedizin Göttingen). Our department offers high quality care for a wide range of women’s diseases, reproductive medicine and obstetrics. Our philosophy is to combine the most innovative, scientifically approved diagnostic and treatment with intensive individual counselling and sensible care.

We are specialised in Cancer-Treatment:

Our Breast Care Centre is certified by the DKG and EUSOMA. All modern diagnostic techniques are available (Radiology / Sonography / MRT/ compurer assisted Biopsie / Stereotactic operation).

Treatment is up to date Surgery: more than 80 % breast conserving operations, sentinel node technique, oncoplastic reconstruction, approx. You will have to stay 3-4 days in hospital.

Adjuvant Chemotherapy and Radiation are applied following the most recent international guidelines after discussion in the interdisciplinary tumor-board in our specialised outpatient ward. Special supporting care is offered from diagnosis on by 2 Psychooncologists and specialised oncology nurses and patient-groups.
We offer special clinics for diagnosis, genetic counselling, follow-up and advanced breast cancer and offer second opinion.

Our Gynaecological Cancer Centre is certified by the German Cancer Society. We are specialised in diagnostic procedures (all state of the art technical equipment is available) and therapy of all types of cancer of the female genital tract. Our specially trained cancer-surgeons (gynaecologists, abdominal surgeons, urologists) carry out all multi-organ-operations that might be necessary for therapy in advanced cancer, including exenteration, surgery of the urinary tract and the bowels. An intensive care unit, skilled anesthesia and rehabilitation are self evident.

We perform sentinel-node technique in carcinoma of the vulva and laparoscopic operation if anatomically possible.
Our gynaecological oncologists, medical oncologists, radiotherapists and pathologists discuss adjuvant treatment for each individual patient in the weekly interdisciplinary tumor board, Chemotherapy, Radiation and combined Radio/Chemotherapy are applied following the most recent international guidelines. We participate in a wide range of national and international pharmacological and surgical studies We offer special clinics for diagnosis (including dysplasia), genetic counselling, follow-up and advanced genital cancer and offer second opinion counselling.

We are skilled in reproductive medicine and obstetrics

We offer infertility diagnosis and assisted reproduction treatment, including IVF, ICSI and surgery of the fallopian tubes. Our specialists offer all methods of prepartal diagnosis, such as amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, high-risk ultrasound, recurrent pregnancy loss assessment, preconception counselling, and teratogen risk assessments.

We offer care for normal and high risk pregnancies, surveillance and treatment in case of maternal or fetal diseases, such as diabetes, maternal an fetal heart disease, pre-eclampsia, growth restriction, uterine pathology etc. Our suite of individual delivery rooms with birthing pool, provide a calm, relaxed and comfortable environment during labour, and are all discreetly equipped with the most up-to-date medical equipment. Peridural anaesthesia is offered ,if necessary.

Our Centre for Perinatal medicine is classified Level1.This means, that specialised obstetricians and neonatologist are present for 24 hours, and an operation theatre and an intensive care unit for very low birth weight babies are available in the same building if they should be needed.

Other gynaecological problems

Our specialists also treat problems involving female urinary incontinency, we perform reconstructive surgery, also in cases where other operations have failed. We do all sorts of gynaecological surgery, we prefer the vaginal or laparoscopic technique if possible. We have special clinics for endocrine problems, such as irregular bleedings and amenorrhoea, problems during puberty and menopause and offer advise for hormonal therapy.

We hope you now have a good idea of what to expect when you come to our Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics of the University Hospital Göttingen.


University Hospital Göttingen
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Günter Emons

Robert-Koch-Straße 40
37075 Göttingen

fon:++49(0)5 51-39 665 00 or ++49(0)5 51-39 665 01
fax:++49(0)5 51-39 665 85


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