Verein für Berufsgenossenschaftliche Heilbehandlung Berlin e.V. (UKB)
Verein für Berufsgenossenschaftliche Heilbehandlung Berlin e.V.
Warener Str. 7
Dr. Bernd Hartmann
Leader of Workpackage 08
Phone: +49 30 5681 3501
Fax: + 49 30 5681 3503
The Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin (UKB) is a state-of-the-art clinical centre. Servicing not only Berlin and Brandenburg but the entire country, it works to rescue and rehabilitate seriously injured people. Since its opening in 1997, the UKB holds an internationally recognized top ranking for burn, spinal and hand injuries.
Over 83,000 patients per year receive quality care and comprehensive support in the cutting-edge clinic complex with its over 20 medical departments, 550 beds and 13 operating rooms. More than 1,000 employees make the UKB the largest private employer in Marzahn-Hellersdorf, a district of Berlin.
The UKB is a leader in innovation in medical advancement and growth. Since its inception, the medical complex has been paving new ground in areas such as digital radiology, broadband communication and interdisciplinary collaborations, laying the foundations for successful and timely primary care in trauma medicine.
Innovative medical technology and cutting-edge treatment methods literally open up new perspectives in diagnostics and therapy. A tightly-nit network of doctors, rehabilitation practices and nurses guarantee patients’ successful conva¬lescence, not only during their stay at the hospital, but also before and after.
The hospital’s location in the midst of an historic park landscape and the historic buildings surrounding it enhance the ukb’s attractiveness further more.
As it is a learning hospital of the Charité, university hospital of the Humboldt and the Free University, numerous doctors and medical students from around the world visit the UKB every year to complete their training.
Centre for severe Burns with Plastic Surgery
The Centre of Severe Burns with Plastic Surgery is one of the largest and most innovative burn centres in Europe. It provides acute care for severe burns as well as the treatment of secondary damage. Whether their own, artificial or lab-grown skin, the team surrounding Dr. Bernd Hartmann uses the most cutting-edge methods to guarantee optimal results. Its main goal is the patient’s recovery and reintegration into normal daily life, both cosmetically and socially. An important part of this is including patients’ loved-ones in the whole healing process. Furthermore, reconstructive plastic surgery is used not only for damages following burns, but for other problems stemming from other causes such as, for example, mastectomies for the treatment of breast cancer, etc. The centre also specialises in cosmetic surgery.
Centre for Clinical Research
The Centre for Clinical Research is the central, interdisciplinary unit for science and research at the Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin. The team implements clinical studies, conducts planning, data management and evaluation of research projects and their administrative support and offers services such as health technology assessment and health-related economic analysis. In addition to expert advice on all aspects of medical research projects, our expertise includes methodological and statistical services to enable clients to generate and analyse transparent and reliable data. The emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary understanding of methodically qualified work and long-term consultation.