The Gelenk-Klinik is located in the heart of Western Europe, where Germany, France and Switzerland meet. Our patients benefit from being in an environment which is perfect not only for treatment and recuperation, but also for leisure and tourism.
Freiburg is home to Freiburg University, one of the most important centres of medical training in Germany. The city is the capital of Germany’s famous “Schwarzwald” or Black Forest. An area rich in nature, culture and tradition.
Freiburg is easily accessible from Zurich, Basel and Frankfurt airports.
The Theresienklinik is one of the leading clinics in cardiology, internal medicine and traumatologic and orthopaedic rehabilitation. The accommodation is modern and offers a comfortable, friendly and caring environment for international patients.
Theresienklinik has 347 beds and two independent, interdisciplinary departments for cardiology and orthopaedics.
Founded in 1981 as an interdisciplinary centre, Theresienklinik is an experienced and established partner of the orthopaedic Gelenk-Klinik, for post-surgical rehabilitation.
Gelenk Klinik can also arrange a limousine to pick you up and send you back to the airport. Please always have your flight number and flight data available to facilitate the processing of your request.
The City of Freiburg offers a wide range of hotels to suit all requirements and tastes. From lower-priced hotels and apartments to some of the most sophisticated venues in Europe, Health Tourists have a wide choice of accommodations to meet their needs. The Gelenk Klinik team will help you with your selection and reservations. We help our outpatients, as well as the family members of inpatients, to find appropriate accommodation close to the clinic.
Citizens of many countries can travel to Germany without applying for a visa. Please check the website of your country’s German embassy if you need information.
The visa most easily obtained for those requiring medical treatment in Germany is a Schengen tourist visa or a type C visa for medical treatment.
Each applicant will be required to complete an application form (including children).
For people who are undergoing medical treatment or need medical advice, please do not hesitate to contact the clinic for support in all matters relating to your visa application.
Please note that if you do require assistance with your visa application, it is helpful for us to receive a copy of your passport (by e-mail) in advance.