Prof. Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Peter K. Plinkert

Managing Director of the Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic Heidelberg

In the modern equipped clinic the entire spectrum of conservative and surgical otolaryngology service. Special emphasis represent:

Oncology: cancer patients can be offered by the interaction of advanced surgical therapy including the reconstruction of tissue defects by plastic reconstructive or epithetic procedures, radiation and chemotherapy, as well as through cooperation with the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) in an optimal and individualized treatment. ,

The Otology: diseases of the middle ear and the auditory and vestibular sense be treated conservatively or improve hearing, microsurgical operations including the Cochlear Implant and operations at the base of the skull including the Akustikusneurinomchirurgie… They also include active middle ear implants as “Soundbridge” and the bone-anchored hearing aid “BAHA”.

The Rhinology: In diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses methods come from allergy treatment to functional endoscopic surgery of the paranasal sinuses are used. During these operations, an intraoperative navigation can be carried out. The correction of the external nose shape (septorhinoplasty) is performed to improve nasal breathing or accidental or congenital forms of the nose.

The Laryngology: diseases of the larynx and trachea require special diagnostics such as Stroboscopy, pH monitoring and Myography. Priorities of the operative treatment spectrum are voting enhancing interventions (“phono surgery”) and the operation of the strictures of the trachea and larynx (the so-called “cricotracheal resection” in Laryngo-tracheal stenosis). Hypopharynxdivertikel be gentle, minimally invasive surgery by endoscopic LASER threshold transection.




Ear, Nose and Throat Clinic Heidelberg
Heidelberg University Hospital
Im Neuenheimer Feld 400
D-69120 Heidelberg

Tel.: +49 (0) 6221 566701