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The medical profession in Germany is unique. As opposed to some countries where help can often be found in larger medical centres and specialists in hospitals, specialised doctors are mostly in their own practice or small partnerships.

Having an ailment treated in Düsseldorf can therefore become quite a task. A general practitioner, Allgemeinarz, normally treats most minor illnesses then refer patients to the relevant specialist when deemed necessary.

Doctors that focus on children, Kinderarzt, ear nose and throat, Hals- Nasen- und Ohrenarzt, ophthalmology, Augenarzt, gynaecology, Frauenarzt, and so on, can also be found.

Search for a particular practitioner in Düsseldorf by selecting the specification of doctor in the Arztsuche of the Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Nordrhein. Insurance companies can suggest names in a particular location but not give recommendations.

By Vincent Green, Jul 21 2020

Kassenärztliche Vereinigung Nordrhein

Tersteegenstrasse 9
40474 Düsseldorf

+49 211 597 00

Bikes against railings


Hopping on a bicycle, to discover quieter city districts and nearby villages can be enjoyable and most rewarding. Bike paths weave their way across most of Düsseldorf, along the banks of the Rhine and on to outlying regions.

River, beach and couple walking


A great way to get to know Düsseldorf is to take an inspiring and rewarding walk, allow impressions to cause a pause, interact and allow details to remain more memorable. Admiring quaint side streets, strolling the promenade, the riverside or numerous woodlands bring joy to the soul.

Original language movies are popular among expats in Düsseldorf. Films are frequently screened in English at a variety of cinemas in original with subtitles, known as OmU or Original mit Untertitel and without, portrayed as OV or Original Version