Medical Services

Medical Services in Germany

Germany is considered by many the “Hospital of Europe”.

In a comparison of the world's best healthcare systems, Germany is ranked fourth.

Patients from all corners of the globe receive first-class treatment here – from acute care to rehabilitation. Germany owes its leading position to the unparalleled level of collaboration between science, research, industry and medicine. Many of our highly respected hospitals and doctors specialise in treating patients from abroad. The healthy climate, unspoilt nature and wide range of shops and cultural attractions also play a part in ensuring that you and your families feel well looked after in Germany. After all, the more comfortable you are, the quicker you'll get better.

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The medical standards in German hospitals are some of the highest in the world. Modern treatments are available in Germany much earlier than in other countries. Medical education of surgeons and other medical professionals is excellent. Medical universities play a major role in international medical research. Germany is one of the top leading industrial nations. The infrastructure is extremely well developed. Medical treatment is available in abundance to everyone.

Germany is a destination for patients seeking advanced medical technology, high standards, safety, and quick treatment. As a whole, the country’s healthcare system is highly efficient and specialized. Also, the high hospital density results in shorter waitlists for treatment. Costs for medical treatment compete well with other developed European countries. Germany, in general, is an attractive destination for patients especially from the Middle East.

Aftercare and rehabilitation

Hospitals in Germany don’t release patients the day after surgery unless specifically requested to do so.  Aftercare plays an important part in the recovery process. Physical therapy and rehabilitation centers in Germany form an integral part in the recovery process and are often appreciated in particular by all patients who may not be used to such extensive aftercare.

Germany is safe

The country is politically stable and the crime rates are relatively low compared to international statistics.

No travel diseases

Germany has no travel diseases; no special vaccinations are required when traveling to Germany.    

Highest quality of medical service at competitive rates

Germany compares well in the international average when it comes to costs of treatment.The quality/cost ratio is very favorable and significant savings can be possible.

No waiting lists

With well staffed and abundant medical facilities in Germany the result is generally no waiting list. This is very attractive for people who cannot receive treatment quickly or are not able or do not want to wait for their treatment.

 Many languages

Many hospitals have international staff and it is hard to find a language that is not spoken.

Open-minded culture valuing integrity

Germany has become successful as an economic power by accepting international and cultural diversity, even more so with reunification of the two German nations in 1989. Today Germany is a multi-cultural nation with many immigrants strengthening its economy. Some of the core values of the German culture such as honesty, commitment, hard work and punctuality are appreciated around the world.

A leader in research and medical equipment

Germany is the home of many leading medical implants and pharmaceutical companies such as Siemens, Bayer, and Dräger. Hospitals benefit form this by having access to newest medical equipment quickly. In many cases, medical therapies are available long before they are approved in the USA. Once they are approved in the USA, German physicians already have years of experience and data on a new treatment. Easy to reach With international airports in most major cities, there are flights in and out of Germany on a daily basis to and from almost every country in the world. With Germany being in the heart of Europe, any European travel destination can be reached with short connecting flights. You are just 1-4 hours flights away from most points in Europe and the Middle East.  

Moderate climate

Germany has four seasons. With snow in the winter and warm summer days, the climate is full of contrast, yet without real weather extremes. Patients who are especially intolerant to heat and humidity will enjoy the dry and warm summers in Germany.  


Rehabilitation is one of the most important parts of many treatment processes. Quickly accessing the correct rehabilitation program can restore and strengthen the body after diseases or injuries and help the patient to reintegrate back into his or her normal life. The need for rehabilitation exists in all age groups, although the type, level, and goals of rehabilitation often differ with age. People with chronic problems, often older people, have different goals and might require a different program or a longer period of rehabilitation than do younger people with a temporary problem (e.g. due to a fracture).   Regardless of the severity of the disability or the skill of the rehabilitation team, the final outcome of rehabilitation strongly depends on the individual patient’s motivation.   The aim of rehabilitation is to regain full function and this often/usually needs sustained and hard effort by the patient which is in contrast to the benefits of the Medical Spa experience.

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