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Helios Hospital Pforzheim

General Info

The hospital in the «Golden City» of Pforzheim is an efficient and modern tertiary care hospital with a capacity of 500 beds. Being an Academic Teaching Hospital of Ruprecht Karl University Heidelberg, Helios Hospital Pforzheim comprises 15 departments and two medical institutes, has its own pharmacy and is equipped with state-of-the-art medical devices. About 1,300 staff members ensure on a daily basis that our patients receive competent and comprehensive medical care in line with the state of the art round the clock. Every year, 24,000 inpatients and 67,000 outpatients are treated at the hospital. At the Department of Obstetrics, more than 1,450 babies are born annually.

Medical Care

The Helios Hospital Pforzheim is a center for:

  • Cardiovascular medicine, i.e. the treatment of heart attacks and strokes (internal medicine, neurology)
  • Interdisciplinary oncology (all specialist clinics and institutes that treat tumors)
  • Gastroenterology and visceral surgery – surgical and non-surgical treatment of gastrointestinal diseases
  • Mother and child care - our perinatal center combines modern obstetrics with post-birth care


  • Collaboration with the Thoracic Surgery Section in Heidelberg
  • Collaboration with the Robert Bosch Hospital Stuttgart

Helios Hospital Pforzheim provides the following medical departments:

  • Bowel Center
  • Breast Center
  • Cardiology, Angiology and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Emergency Room
  • General and Abdominal Surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Internal Medicine I
  • Internal Medicine II
  • Laboratory Medicine, Transfusion Medicine and Microbiology
  • Neurology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics & Trauma surgery
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Pancreas Center
  • Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  • Pneumology
  • Radiology and Nuclear Medicine
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urology and Pediatric Urology
  • Vascular Surgery


Our new optional services wards A5 and A6 were opened in the spring of 2016.

If you make use of medical optional services, you will receive medical treatment and care from the head of the respective department or his deputy.

If you make use of non-medical optional services, you can choose to stay in a convenient single or double room including a multitude of additional services. Accommodation and catering for an accompanying person is possible as well.

All patients can make use of our optional services. The payment for the services will be settled with your private or supplementary health insurance or, in case such insurance is not available, directly with you.

Medical optional services

As part of the medical optional services, you will receive treatment and care from the head of the respective department or his deputy personally.Medical optional services will be charged separately on the basis of the Medical Fee Schedule (GOÄ). These also include all accompanying medical services, such as anaesthesia or laboratory tests, which will also be charged separately.

Non-medical optional services

Support your recovery in a pleasant atmosphere! Stay in a convenient single or double room and look forward to a great deal of associated amenities:

Almost all rooms have a balcony.

Your room:

  • Upscale interior

  • Electrically adjustable comfort beds

  • Minibar with free-of-charge selection of non-alcoholic beverages

  • TV, Sky

  • Wireless Internet connection by voucher

  • Safe

  • Bathroom with shower and toilet

  • Bathrobe and towels

  • Hairdryer

  • Body care set


  • Telephone
  • Daily newspaper and TV Programme
  • Free-of-charge use of the fax machine

Special extras:

  • Fruit bowl in the room
  • Selection of additional options with all meal
  • Coffee and cake in the afternoon
  • Cosy room for you and your guests

Should you have any additional requests during your stay please contact our service personnel.

Hotels & Travel


Pforzheim is close to the Stuttgart and Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden international airports. The Helios Hospital Pforzheim can also be reached via Karlsruhe Central Station or Pforzheim Station itself.

We would be happy to organize your transfer to the hospital.

Though we do not currently have any particular partnerships with transportation providers, we would be happy to establish contact on request.


Park Hotel Pforzheim, a four-star hotel, is a ten-minute walk away from Helios Hospital Pforzheim.

Helios Hospital Pforzheim


The Golden City of Pforzheim is scenically located where the Black Forest meets the Kraichgau-Stromberg region of Baden-Württemberg. Located between the metropolitan areas of Karlsruhe and Stuttgart, it is one of the most attractive sites in the state.

The city is the political, economic and cultural center of the northern Black Forest region and serves not only its own residents but also inhabitants of the region well beyond the city boundaries in a whole range of capacities. As a wonderful living environment for approximately 118,000 people, the Golden City has much to offer. In addition to an eclectic mix of leisure and sports facilities, Pforzheim is home to a distinctive cultural scene, an internationally renowned university, schools of all kinds, numerous childcare options, modern healthcare facilities and outstanding shopping opportunities.

No other city in Germany is so closely connected with the history of the jewelry and watchmaking industry. Despite economic change, Pforzheim is currently still the center of Germany’s jewelry industry and enjoys an international reputation as the «jewelry metropolis».

Please find more detailed information on the website of Pforzheim.

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