The clinic opened its doors at the beginning of the 20th century. It is located in a pleasant green area in the north of Munich, and is an academic teaching hospital of Ludwig-Maximilian University. It specialises in general and visceral surgery, endocrinology, intensive care, gastroenterology, obstetrics and gynaecology, haematology, cardiology, palliative medicine, pulmonology, oncology and traumatology. Each patient is offered the highest level of personalised medical care based thanks to the use of advanced technologies and therapies.
The institution has 16 field-specific centres and an emergency department. All departments work closely together to provide a comprehensive approach to establishing diagnosis and delivering treatment. Every year, the institution accepts about 24,000 inpatients and 31,000 outpatients from around the world.