Department of Medicine

The Department of Medicine is responsible for the specialty of medicine within its catchment area in Örebro county, and for certain highly specialized areas in the surrounding region.

The department is divided into five units; endocrinology, hematology, nephrology, gastroenterology, and general internal medicine. It has a total of 68 beds at its disposal. The major task of the department is to take care of patients who require acute care. These patients are often elderly and have multiple diseases, and all employees in the department are involved.

The department has 340 employees, including 32 specialist physicians and 12 registrars (residents).

The department has an extensive research program, particularly in the areas of inflammatory intestinal diseases, endocrinology, and malignant blood diseases.

The department is well connected academically, with three professorships at Örebro University.

Our highly specialized area is autologous stem cell transplantation, double balloon enteroscopy and capsular endoscopy.

The department is responsible for the education of registrars in general internal medicine, nephrology, hematology, endocrinology, and gastroenterology within the county and region. 

Page revised Monday, March 26, 2012

Content manager: Jan Bergman

Published by Mia Lagerroos