Paediatric Surgery / Paediatric Urology<br /> Our Focal Points

Together with the Paediatric Surgery Clinic of the Hanover Medical School, the paediatric surgery/ paediatric urology of the Children’s and Youth Hospital auf der Bult carries on the PAEDIATRIC SURGERY CENTRE HANOVER as one of the largest centres for paediatric surgery in Europe. In the trans-regional centre at both locations the entire spectrum of the maximum and standard care is being offered for premature and newborn babies, children and adolescents.

  • Outpatient operations (undescended testes, inginual hernias, umbilical hernias, phimosis, metal removals, smaller tumors, …)
  • Congenital malformations in premature and newborn infants
  • Surgery on the entire gastro-intestinal tract focusing on anorectal deformations (anal atresia, Hirschsprung's disease) and GÖR (gastroesophageal reflux)
  • Continence operation
  • Operating with minimally invasive methods
  • Endoscopic examinations, (oesophagoscopy, gastro-duodenoscopy, colonoscopy, cystoscopy)
  • Special paediatric urology focusing on renal and genital deficiencies, intersex)
  • Paediatric traumatology incl. the treatment of children with severe burn injuries and plastical corrections
  • Treatment of acute difficulties and long-term care of children with hydrocephalus and spina bifida incl. annual service of a diagnostic/therapeutic week in May for parents and patients in cooperation with the ASHB (Working Committee of the Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus)
  • Implantation and Baclofen pump changes
  • Cranio-facial surgery in cooperation with the maxillary surgery and the ENT-department
  • Oncological surgery in childhood
  • Treatment of epidermolysis bullosa ("butterfly children") ; amongst other things hand operations, oesophageal bougienage, gastrostomy disposition

We are partners of the Konbeck (Continence - and Pelvis) -Centre Hanover which organises an annual information event for children and adolescents concerned within the international incontinence week in June.

We offer special consultation hours on an appointment basis by phoning 0511 / 8115-2501:

  • Paediatric gynecology
  • Urology
  • Hydrocephalus  and spina
  • Gastroenterology
  • Burnings
  • Indication consultation hours and
  • Traumatology incl. School accidents

Ambulance of the head of the department by phoning 0511 / 8115-4424 after 14.00 p.m.

Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery

As a new kind of service in Hanover, the department of Paediatric Surgery and Urology of the Children’s- and Youth Hospital auf der Bult offers since spring 2011 a cooperation with the department of the BG Trauma Hospital Hamburg within the Diakoniekrankenhaus Friederikenstift gGmbH. This ensures the complete treatment and aftercare of trauma children and adolescents after kindergarten-, school- and road accidents.

Our service includes:

  • Outpatient and inpatient acute treatment in case of kindergarten-, school- and road accidents
  • Individual aftercare
  • Arthroscopic surgery
  • Special consultation hours
  • Medical assessment
  • Acute- and after care of severe burned children and adolescents incl. all corrective surgery