Klinikum Südstadt Rostock

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Rostock, Germany

Hospital description

Founded in 1965, the Klinikum Südstadt Rostock (formerly Bezirkskrankenhaus (BKH) Rostock) is a district hospital and also teaching hospital of the University of Rostock serving a population of 350,000 people in the Rostock area, North East Germany. Since unification of the women’s hospitals in Rostock, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Rostock University is located at the Klinikum Südstadt. The hospital comprises 457 beds, a radiotherapy department on the campus and outpatient clinics. The breast unit is part of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. All kind of breast surgery is offered and more than 300 primary breast carcinomas are diagnosed and treated per year.

In December 2004 the two maternity hospitals in Rostock merged and formed the university women’s hospital and polyclinic at the Klinikum Südstadt Rostock. This lead to one of the biggest gynaecological and maternity clinic in Germany. In 2005 large refurbishments and a new hospital complex were completed. Since 2009 it hosts a modern heart catheter lab. In 2014 new buildings and extension lead to a modernisation of the intensive care unit and the IMC section and a further operation room opened.


Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language German
Funding Status Public


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