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Wednesday 24 july 2024

Free individual consultation with Dr. Andreas Koch

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Consultations take place via ZOOM

    Frequently asked

    Where are operations performed?

    All our operations are performed in Germany in the following locations:

    • Operations by Dr. Andreas Koch are performed in Cottbus (near Berlin), Germany
    • Operations by Dr. Martin Wiese are performed in Kelkheim (near Frankfurt am Main), Germany

    Why should I travel for the operation?

    Non-mesh hernia repairs are only performed by a handful of surgeons worldwide. As the operation techniques require a lot of skill and experience, we have limited our partnership to three German surgeons. One of our surgeons travels to London once a month to perform operations, but as we have to rent the operating theatre this increases the costs of the operation. Even including travel expenses, having the operation done in Germany, where our surgeons own their own clinics, is a lot more affordable as you do not have to pay extra to make use of the treatment facilities.

    Can I be reimbursed for the operation costs?

    Yes, if you are a citizen of the Republic of Ireland, you can apply for a reimbursement from the HSE. Please find information by clicking here.

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