Find here the most important patient info

Thanks for visiting our website. Perhaps you still have a few unanswered questions that you would like to clarify in advance.For example, whether you can be treated by us as a statutory health insurance patient. Find out what you need to be aware of if you are coming from abroad. Here you will also find the exact directions to our International Center for Orthopedics, which is located directly in the ATOS Clinic Heidelberg at Bismarckplatz.

General information about the disease can be found in the pain lexicon below. And feel free to take a look at the new ATOS News magazine. Here you can get the latest first-hand information from our specialists.

And of course you can contact us at any time. We will be happy to help you!

Heidelberg is one of the most beautiful cities in Germany – and the International Center for Orthopedics in the ATOS Clinic Heidelberg is located in the heart of the city. Right outside our door begins the romantic historical center with the longest pedestrian zone in Europe. Discover nice little cafes and restaurants in the small alleys. Explore the nice little cafes and restaurants in the side streets. Visit the sights, the chic stores and galleries while walking through the Old town.

Lively center of the city: Learn more here about the Shopping areas, Leisure opportunities und das  Gastronomy and hotels offer.

Above Heidelberg’s old town are the castle ruins, which are visited by three million tourists every year. The mountain railroad, one of the oldest funiculars in Germany, takes visitors up to the Königstuhl with a magnificent view over the city.

If you want to relax, go to the Old Bridge, through the old city gate, to the famous Philosophers’ Path. The stairway (also called the Serpent’s Path) is surrounded by southern plants and you always have a view of the castle, which has inspired many poets and philosophers.

In the evening there are many possibilities to go out: Live music of all styles in the clubs, large and small theater, many events around the year and, above all, a great variety of restaurants, pubs and bars.

One thing we know for sure: With this diverse offer your stay will pass quickly. We will also be happy to give you tips for sightseeing, shopping and culinary delights during your stay.

The International Center for Orthopedics is also prepared to provide highly specialized care for international patients.

There are numerous reasons why patients from abroad come to us for treatment: either there is a lack of good local medical care or the conditions are better in this country. In most cases, it is the standard of quality and the high level of medical expertise that brings patients from all over the world to our center.

We offer foreign patients who wish to be treated at our International Center for Orthopedics additional support besides medical care. Our staff speaks fluent English and can therefore answer any questions you may have in advance directly by telephone or via e-mail.

We also have staff who speak Russian and Arabic, so that international patients feel well taken care of during their stay.

On-site accommodation

Do you need assistance with your local hotel search? We are happy to support you. Just get in touch with us.

Entry into Germany

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is the largest commercial airport in Germany and is located just 85 kilometers from Heidelberg. The fastest connection is to take the high-speed ICE train (about 45 minutes each way).

The airport in Stuttgart (STR) is 127 kilometers from Heidelberg. With over 120 destinations around the world, this airport also has an international focus. The average travel time by train from the airport to Heidelberg is 1:48 hours.

Current regulations

Please note the current regulations during the SARS-CoV2 pandemic. On the page of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, for Construction and Homeland (BMI) you can get more information.

The International Center for Orthopedics also offers patients with statutory or non-private insurance the possibility of individual diagnosis and treatment by our specialists.

Costs incurred can be reimbursed by German statutory health insurers if there is a medical indication and the medical care is of the same quality as that provided by a public hospital. For the benefit on the part of the German statutory health insurance, approval is often required and not infrequently a cost estimate must be submitted to the respective insurance company.

The best thing is to make an appointment in our office hours and get advice.

Theory and practice are combined in the ATOS Clinic meaningfully connected with each other and communicated to the public. For this reason, the clinic has been publishing the ATOS News magazine (in german) for several years. In this magazine, the results of current scientific research and valuable practical experience of the individual specialists are presented and explained.

The ATOS News magazine is published twice a year and covers various main topics.

The printed magazine is displayed on site. It is also available online and can additionally be downloaded as PDF – free of charge for you!