Vienna, Austria

Vienna General Hospital (AKH)

The Vienna Clinical Hospital (AKH for short from the German name "Allgemeines Krankenhaus der Stadt Wien") is an old medical institution that began its work at the end of the 17th century as a "Home for the Poor and the Invalid", and with the development of medicine and technology has grown into one of the most respected hospitals in Europe.

Diagnostic and treatment prices

Diagnostic Price
PET CT $1800 - $1880
MRI $1200 - $1500
Blood chemistry $400 - $650
CT (computed tomography) $700 - $900
Consultation of oncologist $300 - $400
Consultation with a surgeon $200 - $400
Comprehensive diagnosis of oncology $3000 - $5000
Biopsy revision with immunohistochemistry $300 - $700
Operation Price
Chemotherapy $1100 - $1700
Prostatectomy $18000 - $22000
Radiotherapy $2400 - $5800
Septoplasty $5000 - $5500
Radical thyroidectomy $14000 - $17000
Lobectomy (removal of a lobe of the lung) $20000 - $25000
Lung cancer surgery $20000 - $35000
Hip replacement $18000 - $22000


Engelbert Knosp


Peter Husslein

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Gunther Laufer

Heart Surgery

Josef Georg Grohs

Orthopedics Surgery

Clemens Klug

Oncology Plastic Surgery Surgery Aesthetic medicine and cosmetology

Clemens Aigner

Gastroenterology Oncology Pulmonology Surgery

Arnulf Ferlitsch

Gastroenterology Therapy

Florian Roka

Dermatology Surgery Aesthetic medicine and cosmetology

Bruno Robibaro

Pulmonology Therapy

Gerhard Prager

Gastroenterology Oncology Surgery Endocrinology

Vienna Clinical Hospital

ACN main entrance

AKH is not only one of the oldest in Europe, but also large in size. Literally, this is one of the tallest hospital buildings in the world; and by the number of institutions and employees. To date, the Central Vienna Clinical Hospital has more than 30 clinics and institutes, and the staff of medical staff numbers about 9,000 people. Of these, 1600 are doctors, and 4500 are employees from related medical fields and nurses.

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Every year, almost 95,000 people are treated at the inpatient department of the Vienna Hospital, and another half a million visit the 384 outpatient clinics located on its territory. More than 11,000 students are registered at the Medical University of Vienna, where AKH is located.

The Vienna Clinical Hospital is engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of diseases from most areas of medicine:

  • oncology,
  • neurology,
  • cardiology,
  • pediatrics, etc.

The hospital works with the most advanced equipment, constantly monitors the development of technologies and medical discoveries, and applies them in its practice. One of the most striking examples of the hospital's activities is the most complex liver, pancreas, kidney, lung and even heart transplant operations.

In addition to clinics, institutes and laboratories, there are restaurants, banks and shops on the premises of the Vienna Clinical Hospital.


Turning to this clinic for treatment, you get many years of medical experience of doctors and hospitals along with the latest technologies and 100% quality of medical care.

The pricing policy of the Central Clinical Hospital is an order of magnitude lower for some treatment issues than in Germany. For example, a consultation with a specialized specialist will cost you 200 euros, while in German clinics the price can reach 600 euros.

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The Neurosurgery Department of the Vienna Hospital is Austria's largest center for spine and peripheral nerve surgery.

The clinic uses Gamma Knife, neuronavigation and endoscopic equipment. During operations, neuronavigation is used, which avoids side effects.

Every year, the department treats 2,000 inpatients and 10,000 outpatients.

The Orthopedics Department of the Vienna Hospital is a certified center for endoprosthetics and orthopedic rehabilitation.

Arthritis, arthrosis, coxarthrosis, fractures, scoliosis and osteoporosis are treated here.

The clinic performs arthroscopic operations through punctures up to 1 cm and minimally invasive interventions through small incisions.

The Department of Cardiology at the Vienna Hospital specializes in the treatment of cardiac pathologies.

Here ischemic disease, heart attack, atherosclerosis, arrhythmia, pulmonary hypertension are treated.

The clinic uses endovascular procedures: the installation of medicinal stents and heart valves through a catheter.

The Department of Neurology specializes in diseases of the brain and spinal cord. Epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, dementia, Parkinson's disease are treated here.

Patients receive drug therapy, physiotherapy and neurological rehabilitation.

The department cooperates with the Clinical Institute of Neurology. It conducts genetic diagnostics and research in the treatment of neurological and mental disorders.

The Department of Oncology at the Vienna Hospital is one of the leading institutions in the field of cancer research and treatment. More than 100 types of malignant tumors are treated here.

The clinic uses drugs of chemotherapy, immunity and targeted therapy. To remove tumors, a surgical method, Cyberknife apparatus and radiation devices are used.

The world renowned thoracic surgeon Walter Klepetko is engaged in the treatment of lung cancer. The professor is a member of the American Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) and other international associations.

The Gastroenterology Department of the Vienna Hospital specializes in diseases of the esophagus, stomach, liver and intestines.

Endoscopy, endosonography, ultrasound and biopsy are used to diagnose gastrointestinal pathologies.

The treatment uses laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques. These are operations through small incisions (on average 2-3 cm) or natural openings.

The team of the department consists of gastroenterologists, surgeons, oncologists, psychologists and nutritionists.

The Urology Department of the Vienna Hospital specializes in the treatment of the genitourinary system. It diagnoses and treats cancers, overactive bladder, prostate adenoma and urolithiasis.

The clinic carries out diagnostics using an endoscope. Operations are performed minimally invasive through small incisions in the peritoneum up to 2-3 cm or through natural openings.

Treatment of a ventricular septal defect in the Central Vienna Clinical Hospital is carried out by doctors of the Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery. The complex diagnostics of the cardiovascular system in children and adults is performed here.

The clinic prescribes drug therapy or cardiac catheterization.

The duration of the examination is 5-7 days. If surgical treatment is necessary, the patient remains in the clinic for up to 10 days.

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