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Helios Hospital Schwerin

General Info

The Helios Hospital Schwerin is a tertiary care institution and teaching hospital of the University of Rostock. Guided by its mission to provide state-of-the-art medicine and a safe place to recover, the 34 medical departments take care of 55.000 patients per year.

The physicians, nurses and therapists, represent virtually every specialty and most sub-specialities in the medical field, including orthopedics and spine surgery.

Accordingly the hospital offers highly specialized treatment in a variety of medical disciplines.

Special emphasis, however, is put on a closely interconnected interdisciplinary cooperation between medical departments thus ensuring that all patients receive the best treatment possible.


  • Institute for Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine
  • Institute for Nuclear Medicine
  • Institute for Pathology
  • Institute for Radiology, Paediatric and Neuroradiology
  • Helios Pain Centre Schwerin
  • Heart Centre North-East
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Hospital Hygiene

Oncology Centres

  • Breast Cancer Centre
  • Colon Cancer Centre
  • Skin Cancer Centre
  • Lung Cancer Centre
  • Gynaecological Cancer Centre

Medical Care

Helios stands for high-quality medical care, using both the most up-to-date and the least intrusive methods. Our mission is to provide the finest medical treatment using both state-of-the-art procedures and technology. The inter-disciplinary approach of our highly skilled and experienced medical/nursing teams guarantees the best possible care for you.

Helios Hospital Schwerin provides the following medical departments:

  • Acute Geriatric Medicine and Early Rehabilitation
  • Anaesthesiology and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine
  • Bone marrow transplant centre
  • Dermatology
  • Gastroenterology and Infectious Diseases
  • General and Visceral Surgery
  • General Internal Medicine, Endocrinology/Diabetology and Geriatric Medicine
  • Gynaecology
  • Haematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation
  • Hand Surgery
  • Internal and Neurological Intensive Care Medicine/Stroke Unit
  • Internal Medicine I – Angiology and Cardiology
  • Nephrology & Dialysis
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery/spine surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  • Paediatric Surgery
  • Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Pneumology
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Trauma Surgery
  • Urology
  • Vascular and Thoracic Surgery


When staying with Helios we want you to feel home away from home. For our international patients we therefore provide a variety of amenities and technical as well as culinary extras to create an environment in which you can recover quickly.


Medical optional services:

  • You will receive medical treatment and care from the head of the respective department or his deputy in all specialist departments involved in your treatment.

Non-medical optional services:


  • Modern and high-quality room interior with a pleasant atmosphere
  • Multiply electrically adjustable bed
  • Flat-screen TV with Sky TV
  • Telephone without basic charge
  • Desk
  • Personal safe and free-of-charge minibar
  • Terry bathrobe, bath towels and towels, cosmetic bag with toiletries
  • Lounge with cosy seating areas for our patients and their guests


The sophisticated culinary concept offers you a substantial and healthy diet.

  • Large selection of high-quality meals and varied menu service
  • Selection of fresh fruit and cakes every day
  • Coffee and tea specialities are available for you and your visitors in the lounge all day
  • Free-of-charge minibar in your room with cold beverages and snacks

Full service

  • Flowers as a welcome present
  • Transfer service to the hospital and back home
  • Free parking for your car
  • Support with all formalities with your private health insurance fund or benefits office
  • Free-of-charge laundry service
  • Free-of-charge wireless Internet connection
  • Daily newspaper

Comfort Ward

Medical optional services:

  • You will receive medical treatment and care from the head of the respective department or his deputy in all specialist departments involved in your treatment.

Non-medical optional services:


  • Single or double room with comfortable interior
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe as well as bath towels and towels
  • Selection of care products
  • Minibar and safe

Culinary extras

  • Large selection of non-alcoholic beverages
  • Selection of fresh fruit every day
  • Daily changing and individual menus
  • Coffee and selection of cakes in the afternoon


  • Telephone and TV
  • Free-of-charge use of our fax machine
  • Daily newspaper
  • Stationery set
  • Internet access

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

Hotels & Travel

For our international patients we have built a network of partners which are at your service before, during and after your stay.


Upon your arrival we provide you with a transportation service to the hospital. If you require transportation services please contact us prior to your arrival.



after the successful completion of treatment and/or for affiliates, we provide special excursion programs and tours through Schwerin and the surrounding areas.

Helios Hospital Schwerin


Through the direct closeness to the metropolitan area Hamburg, to the East region with the seaports Wismar and Rostock, as well as to the federal capital Berlin, Schwerin has the advantage to be positioned right in the middle. Schwerin is the smallest regional capital in Germany.

The architecture

The town is well known for its architecture, which was broadly restored in the past ten years. Through the deep encouragement with this wonderful city, Schwerin received the culture award for the best preserved cultural city.

Seven lakes

Schwerin is surrounded by seven lakes and is not far from the seaside resorts Binz, Heiligendamm and Darss.Another highlight taking place, in Schwerin, is the castle festival in the old castle garden. This festival, in front of the beautiful setting, is known in many countries.

The palace

Hardly a visitor to Schwerin will be able to resist the magnetism of the palace, with its variety of towers and turrets, and its many faceted facades. The unique harmonious interplay with the surrounding parks and gardens, as well as the natural landscape, its artistic and architectural riches presents itself as the biggest and most important and also the most contemporary palace site in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

The infrastructure

The city of Schwerin has an excellent infrastructure and is easily accessible by train, air or car. Hamburg is only an hour away and Berlin is approximately 2 hours away.

Landscape and architecture

You are interested in a town, which braved all historical storms by the typical Mecklenburgian calmness, and where you find an incomparable ensemble of landscape and architecture?

The water areas

The fairytale castle is reflected in the water of the lake, only some minutes away the wonderful old town, andinvites to a stroll through the historical streets. The fascinating view from the top of the cathedral shows the specialty of Schwerin: the shining blue of the lakes dominates the townscape. Everywhere are water areas of different sizes.

Unspoiled nature

Those who search for recreation find an aquatic paradise belonging to the most beautiful ones in Germany. The region surrounding Schwerin has also much to offer: unspoiled nature, numerous lakes, idyllic villages, mills, castles and manor houses wait for you to become explored. The town is worth more than one trip. Schwerin invites you to get to know, stay and come back again.

Shopping possibilities

In the past years the regional capital has developed to shopping centre with over regional importance. For an outstanding shopping experience Schwerin offers you manifold possibilities. Enjoy the distinctive atmosphere in the town and stroll through the small streets and narrow alleys.

The shopping alley in the Mecklenburg Street brings you to small and big shops, comfortable restaurants and historical devices. In the Friedrich Street and Schmiede Street you will find boutiques, craftwork, regional treasuries and souvenirs. The Sclossparkcenter at the Marienplatz combines 120 shops under one roof.

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