Trust through tradition

Kreiskliniken Darmstadt-Dieburg

Standort Krankenhaus


Auf dem Schafsberg | 65549 Limburg an der Lahn (Germany)

Krankenhaus Betten

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252 doctors, 510 nurses and 184 functional staff members


  • General and Visceral Surgery, Proctology
  • Anesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care
  • Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  • Gynecology Clinic
  • Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Diabetology and Emergency Medicine
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
  • ENT
  • Hematology/Internal Oncology and Palliative Medicine
  • Cardiology, Pneumology and Internal Intensive Care Medicine
  • Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
  • Nephrology and Hypertensiology
  • Neurology/Stroke Unit
  • Radiation Therapy and Radiooncology
  • Urology, Pediatric Urology and Oncological Urology
  • Central Emergency Room


St. Vincenz Hospital was founded in 1850 and has 523 beds with 28,000 patients per year, who are cared for by over 1,500 employees. The hospital’s medical-technical equipment is at the most modern level and supports the physicians in diagnostics and therapy. Treatment paths are constantly being developed to provide the best possible care for the people in the region. In order to ensure excellently trained personnel, St. Vincenz Hospital also operates what is known as the BILDUNGSWERKstadt – an academy for health care professions.

During their practical phase, students can gain insights into a total of 15 specialist departments. These include Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, as well as Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine. In addition, the hospital has a stroke unit where acute strokes are treated. Students can benefit from the hospital’s broad-based team of experts and their expertise in a variety of fields. The department heads consist of experienced and accomplished academic teaching staff with existing teaching assignments at the university hospitals in Aachen, Bonn, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Göttingen and Heidelberg.


1. November 2022
ReachHigher – Dr. med. Michael Fries gives lecture on “Treatment Options After Cardiac Arrest”
On Thursday, October 27, 2022, an edition of the ReachHigher lecture series featuring Dr. med. Michael Fries was held in the auditorium of the UMFST-UMCH Campus in Hamburg. The event was titled "Treatment Options After Cardiac Arrest". First, Dr. Fries, whose high school diploma was far from perfect, gave personal insights into his unconventional career path in a review of his background in the German healthcare system. He then reviewed...
21. December 2021
New teaching hospital: St. Vincenz Hospital in Limburg an der Lahn
St. Vincenz Hospital in Limburg near Frankfurt am Main is the newest UMFST-UMCH Teaching Hospital. The facility was founded as early as 1850 and can thus draw on 171 years of experience. The hospital, which is rich in tradition, has a total of 511 beds distributed among 15 specialist departments. Around 28,000 inpatients are treated here every year. These are cared for by around 1,500 employees. Students can gain practical...

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