Dr. Christian Franke
Clinic for General Visceral and Vascular Surgery
The specialists in our Surgical Hospital in Neustadt treat all conditions that require surgery. Based on many years of experience, our experts are particularly qualified in the area of minimally invasive surgery. The advantages of this technique are obvious: In addition to better cosmetic results and higher patient comfort, these procedures are characterised by a speedy recovery and an earlier return to professional and everyday life. In the field of vascular surgery, we also offer you the entire range of modern, conservative, interventional and surgical treatment of vascular conditions. For this, we work in co-operation with our colleagues from the Hospital for Neurology and the Hospital for Internal Medicine and Cardiology.
People who are diagnosed with cancer required quick, competent and understanding help. In our interdisciplinary Tumour Centre, experts from our Surgical Hospital, together with specialists from the Hospital for Internal Medicine and Cardiology, treat patients with tumours. They are supported by specialists from the fields of radiology, oncology, pathology and radiation therapy. Our goal: To treat you comprehensively and individually as a cancer patient and thus achieve the best possible treatment results for you. This includes aftercare which is coordinated during your inpatient stay. Furthermore, you can be supported individually by our department dealing with pain and, if required, receive psychological assistance and help to prepare for home care.
If you suffer from malign tumours of the abdominal organs or from a benign gastrointestinal condition, we will take good care of you: Together with the Hospital for Internal Medicine, the Schoen Clinic Neustadt Bowel Centre was established in 2001. Experience and expertise from both specialist centres are combined here. You will benefit from state-of-the-art diagnostics methods, close co-operation with internal and external specialists, gentle, minimally invasive surgical procedures as well as appropriate follow-up treatment. Our experts will look after you personally and for the entire duration of your treatment. Based on the particular expertise in key hole surgery, a lot of internationel teams visit our Bowel Centre per year to learn from the experience of our specialists.
Our team of specialists covers a wide range of general surgical conditions and highly specialised care of patients with the most severe problems and those with several conditions with a particular risk profile, using modern, minimally invasive surgical procedures (key hole technique). Many years of experience for minimally invasive procedures, highly specialised technical equipment, gentle anaesthesia methods and employees who are continually involved in ongoing training - this is what characterises our specialist centre and enables us to uphold a high treatment standard.
Inguinal hernia operations are some of the most frequent surgical procedures in Germany. At the Hernia Centre, our specialists will treat you individually, depending on your situation and your personal preferences. Our experts have particular experience with minimally invasive surgical techniques (key hole surgery). The advantages: You recover quickly and your body becomes resilient again only a few days after surgery. You can return to work or exercise again. The recurrence rate, i.e. another hernia, is also extremely low.
For hernia operations, our experts use, if even required, next generation state-of-the-art plastic nets.
The interdisciplinary expert team from vascular medicine offers the entire range of modern conservative, interventional and surgical treatment of vascular conditions that can be carried out without a heart-lung machine. This applies to planned situations as well as to emergencies. Our Vascular Medicine Department in Neustadt is characterised by a high degree of professionalism, concise procedures in treatment planning and therefore maximum comfort for you as a patient. The focus is on you with your very personal situation. In addition to state-of-the-art equipment, our vascular medicine stands out with real interdisciplinary co-operation with specialists from internal medicine, radiology and neurology from our hospital.
Arterial occlusive disease is a disorder relating to arterial blood. Most often, the legs are affected by this. The condition is developed from constriction or occlusion of the supplying vessels. Our experts operate, after the appropriate imaging diagnostics have taken place, both on short as well as long vascular constriction and occlusion. If possible, this is achieved using modern, minimally invasive techniques. The goal is to alleviate your problems, to enable you to walk longer distances and therefore to give you more freedom of movement and a better quality of life.