Competent, human, personal

Klinikum Leer

Standort Krankenhaus


Augustenstraße 35-37 | 26789 Leer (Germany)

Krankenhaus Betten

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Approx. 1.300



  • Emergency Department
  • General and Visceral Surgery / Proctology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery and Orthopedics
  • Spine Surgery
  • Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology
  • Pneumology
  • Cardiology / Angiology
  • Gynecology and obstetrics
  • Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Geriatrics / Neurology / Sleep Laboratory
  • Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy
  • Radiological Diagnostics
  • Center for Pain Therapy
  • Medical Care Center


Klinikum Leer has been a reliable healthcare provider for the residents of East Frisia for 150 years and is also one of the largest regional employers. In recent years, almost all areas of the facility have been renovated or newly built, creating a state-of-the-art working environment for treatment and care. At the 3 locations – in Leer, Weener and on Borkum – more than 1,300 employees in a total of 15 specialist departments look after the well-being of the patients. Every year, around 20,000 people are treated here as inpatients and a further 60,000 are treated as outpatients. The main focus is on Cardiology, Endoprosthetics, Geriatrics, Psychosomatics, Spinal and Vascular Surgery as well as Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. Klinikum Leer is known supraregionally above all for its services in these areas. During the practical units as part of the clinical study section, all 3 hospital sites are open to our students.

UMCH-Lehrkrankenhaus Klinikum Leer


20. May 2021
New teaching hospital: Klinikum Leer to train UMCH students in the future
Klinikum Leer in East Frisia is UMCH's new academic teaching hospital.  The hospital's motto – "competent, human, personal" – applies not only to patient care, but is also part of the educational philosophy applied in the clinical training of UMCH students. Spread over 3 locations, Klinikum Leer treats around 80,000 inpatients and outpatients each year. In addition to the main facility in Leer, the new UMCH partner facility also includes...

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