Clinics for Geriatric Medicine
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Which are the best Clinics for Geriatric Medicine in Germany? 12 excellent hospitals are listed here.

Our society is getting older and older. Illnesses increase with age and the patients need an individual treatment in order to restore and preserve their health and autonomy. Doctors create a therapy plan with targeted measures such as physiotherapy or psychological support on the basis of the mental and physical state of the patient.

The german clinics listed below are specialized in acute geriatrics, the treatment of aging people. Experts from different specialist departments work together to guarantee a comprehensive treatment. Short walking distances in the geriatric department as well as barrier-free patient rooms and treatment rooms facilitate the hospital stay.

Top 12 Clinics for Geriatric Medicine

HospitalCityHygienic/patient safety  
Essen-Mitte ClinicsEssen54/55 Points
Alfried Krupp Hospital RüttenscheidEssen50/55 Points
Albertinen Hospital HamburgHamburg50/55 Points
Municipal Clinics MönchengladbachMönchengladbach49/55 Points
Agaplesion Markus HospitalFrankfurt am Main48/55 Points
University Hospital MannheimMannheim48/55 Points
Munich University Hospital (LMU)Munich48/55 Points
Nuremberg ClinicNuremberg47/55 Points
Sana Clinic LichtenbergBerlin46/55 Points
Marien-Hospital WattenscheidBochum46/55 Points
Franziskushospital AachenAachen46/55 Points
Helios Clinic ErfurtErfurt46/55 Points

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This is how the clinic list was created

  • Focus Award! Every year, the big German weekly magazine Focus honors the best specialist hospitals for geriatric medicine. All of the hospitals listed above have been honored in the field of geriatric medicine and thus meet the highest quality standards.
  • Hygienic and patient safety! Especially for the elderly, high hygienic safety and infection protection as well as drug therapy safety are important. All of the clinics listed above achieved a total score of at least 45 of 55 points for these criteria. Hospitals are obliged to inform about their medical treatment in quality reports and to provide this information to the Federal Joint Committee of the Federal Government.
  • International Reputation! Doctors at the clinics mentioned below are well-known internationally, because they give specialist lectures abroad or because they are recommended by local colleagues. Therefore, all of the clinics in the list have an International Office for patients from abroad.

This is just a small selection of German clinics. Of course, many other hospitals also offer a high quality of treatment.

Do you have any questions about your treatment, a particular clinic or the treatment costs? Send us an email. We are glad to help!