Doubling as a leading research and training centre, the hospital is one of the largest multidisciplinary medical institutions in Europe. Once hosting Napoleon Bonaparte himself, it is proud of its 200-year history and tops international rankings time after time.
The institution is comprised of two main buildings: Grosshadern and Innenstadt. The clinic has 29 specialised departments, 11 institutes and several units that accommodate over 500,000 patients every year, a testament to its excellent reputation.
The hospital's facilities are particularly noteworthy. They include modern diagnostic equipment that allows doctors to identify the slightest pathological changes in the human body, and operating theatres with highly effective monitoring systems that facilitate gentle surgery and post-operative care. In addition, the clinic has a unique laboratory to create an custom drug for a specific patient.
The institution specialises in general, abdominal and transplants surgery, traumatology, cardiology, paediatrics, urology, obstetrics and gynaecology, sports surgery, neurology, oncology and haematology. The institution is home to an interdisciplinary cancer centre.
Today, the hospital uses unique technologies such as nuclear medicine involving radionuclide pharmaceuticals.