Service matrix

In terms of infrastructure, VTT has 164 systemized beds in 5 wards. All wards are equipped with state-of-the-art hotel components. The interdisciplinary ward of VTT's Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery is located in the Heart and Pediatric Center, the remaining wards and outpatient departments are located in the surgery building (Building 8, Department of Operative Medicine). The special class ward (11N) has 2-bed rooms and with an additional charge, 1-bed rooms can also be booked. Please inform yourself before admission. 

VTT houses three specialties under one roof: general and visceral surgery, thoracic surgery and pediatric and adolescent surgery.

More than 5,700 patients are treated as inpatients and more than 6,100 surgical procedures are performed on slightly more than 4,400 patients per year*. This corresponds to 10% of all operative services provided at the University Hospitals Innsbruck. The average length of stay of inpatients is currently 5.5 days. The Surgical Outpatient Clinic is divided into an appointment outpatient clinic and an emergency outpatient clinic with continuous opening hours and is supplemented by several special consultation hours that follow the main focus of the department. Approximately 17,000 patients are treated on an outpatient basis and more than 4,000 patients undergo endoscopy. In addition, the paediatric surgery outpatient department treats almost 1,500 young patients per year. 

*Current figures 2015