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Which are the best clinics for Rheumatology in Germany? 12 excellent hospitals are listed here.

Swellings, pain and inflammations in the joints – these are all symptoms for a rheumatic disease. The degenerative wear of the joints (arthrosis) ist the most common rheumatic disease in Germany. Around 187,000 patients have been treated for arthrosis in the knee joint (M17) in 2018. The disease also often occurs in the hands or the hip joint. Consequently, the whole musculoskeletal system can be affected, which makes everyday life difficult.

At all of the clinics listed below, there are doctors that have been honored for their expertise in the field of rheumatology. Therefore, a successful treatment can be guaranteed for patients from Germany and abroad.

The Top 12 Clinics for Rheumatology

HospitalTop DoctorCityPatients (2018) 
Asklepios Clinic Bad AbbachProf. Dr. Martin Fleck
Bad Abbach687
Charité – University Medicine Berlin
Prof. Dr. Gerd-R. Burmester, Prof. Dr. Thomas Dörner, Prof. Dr. Denis Poddubnyy
Berlin428
Helios Specialist Clinic Vogelsang-Gommern
Prof. Dr. Jörn Kekow
Gommern379
University Hospital Heidelberg
Prof. Dr. Hanns-Martin Lorenz
Heidelberg353
University Hospital Dresden
Prof. Dr. Martin Aringer
Dresden224
Parc-Clinic Weißensee
Prof. Dr. Marina Backhaus
Berlin209
Sana Clinic Offenbach
Prof. Dr. Kirsten de Groot
Offenbach199
University Medicine Mainz
Prof. Dr. Andreas Schwarting
Mainz191
University Hospital Freiburg
Prof. Dr. Reinhard E. Voll
Freiburg187
Agaplesion Markus Hospital
Prof. Dr. Stefan Rehart
Frankfurt a. M.184
University Hospital Halle (Saale)
Prof. Dr. Gernot Keyßer
Halle (Saale)175
Clinic of the LMU München
Prof. Dr. Hendrik Schulze-Koops
Munich126

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This is how the clinic list was created:

  • Top Doctors! Every year, the German magazine Focus publishes a list of the best German orthopedists. At all of the clinics mentioned, there are doctors that have been honored in the field of rheumatology.
  • International Reputation! Doctors at the clinics mentioned below are well-known internationally, because they give specialist lectures there or because they are recommended by local colleagues. Therefore, all of the clinics in the list have an International Office for patients from abroad.
  • Strong experience! Degenerative wear of the joint (arthrosis) is the most common rheumatic disease in Germany. Around 187,000 patients have been treated for arthorosis in the knee joint in 2018 (M17). In all of the clinics mentioned, this pathology is treated on an average basis.

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