CLINIC FOR TROPICAL DISEASES - TROPENKLINIK PAUL-LECHLER-KRANKENHAUS
A modern facility with 90 beds treating 2500 in-patients every year. Hospital admission and out-patient care on a 24-hour basis. Tropical Medicine is but one of the specialization areas of the Paul-Lechler-Hospital, Internal and Geriatric Medicine are the other two. We are proud to follow the latest standards based on research evidence. After a hospital stay our patients are thoroughly prepared for living home before being discharged. For terminally ill patients doctors continue to consult on an outpatient basis in cooperation with our home care project.
Paul-Lechler-Straße 26, 72076 Tübingen, Germany
Postfach 1307, 72003 Tübingen
Tel.: 0049 (0)7071 206-0
Fax: 0049 (0)7071 22359
Wednesday and Friday 14.30-15.30 hours
Thursday 16.00-18.00 hours
No appointment necessary. Closed on public holidays.
Tropical Medicine Clinic
Monday - Friday 8.00-12.00 hours
- Emphasis on diabetics and pain therapy
- Comprehensive patient care by a team of specialists and therapists
- Physical therapy is also offered as an outpatient services after a clinical stay
Tropical Medicine and Travel Medicine
- Diagnosis and teatment of tropical diseases
- Pre-travel advice and vaccinations for travelers
- Check-ups in occupational health before and after stays in tropical countries
- Insurence and liability inquiries
Tropical Medicine: Care for sick Returnees
Patients from all over Germany are sent to us to treat diseases acquired during stays in tropical countries. As one of the largest clinics for tropical diseases in Germany we treat over 2500 patients every year, both on an in-patient and out-patient basis. Our team is qualified in tropical and travel medicine, microbiology and the epidemiology of infectious diseases. We base treatment on the latest evidence in current research and we combine it with years of experience.
Travel Medicine: Expert Advice and Vaccinations
Thousands of travelers come to our outpatient department every year for check ups and advice on prevention of tropical diseases. We dispense counseling on water and food hygiene, insect repellents, malaria prophylaxis and recommended vaccinations. We also advice persons with chronic diseases and special handicaps who plan to travel. All vaccinations are immediately available including yellow fever and Japanese encephalitis. In recent years migrant medicine has become a new field of specialization.
Competence Centre for Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Many of our doctors have spent long years of their professional life in tropical countries and have gained unique expertise on specific regions. Theit kowledge is a valuable resource for doctors throughout Germany and Europe. We respond to inquiries from other hospitals and private practitioners, advice churches, organizations and companies regarding medical questions, serve as medical contact for professionals traveling overseas and assist with the selection of medical personnel for overseas projects.
Having our own laboratory on site to conduct tests in parasitology, microbiology and serology has given us an advantage in diagnosing infectious diseases. Our lab specialists contribute years of experience the job thus assuring quality. Our laboratory receives daily requests for analyses from other hospitals and private practitioners. Early and fast diagnosis of infectious diseases can be life-saving.