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LKH Hochsteiermark State Hospital

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Location & how to get there

The LKH Hochsteiermark State Hospital at its location in Leoben is an important specialist centre for medical care in Upper Styria. It offers numerous specialised outpatient clinics in various fields.


LKH Hochsteiermark – Standort Leoben
Vordernberger Straße 42
8700 Leoben
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+43 3842 401-0
Website LKH Hochsteiermark

How to get there

by public transport:

  • Bus stop “Landeskrankenhaus” (approx. 5-minute walk via underpass) – show on city map
  • Leoben railway station (approx. 15-minute walk, or by bus)  – show on city map

bus schedule

by car:

Parking is available at:

  • underground parking at LKH, subject to charge
  • Green Zone parking right next to LKH, subject to charge
  • Green Zone parking at parking lot Zeltenschlagstraße/Am Tivoli, subject to charge (approx. 5-minute walk via underpass) – show on city map

Departments at the location in Leoben

Department for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

Head of department: Vorstand: Prim. Dr. Johann Kainz, MSc MBA
+43 3842 401-2504

The Department of Anaesthesiology offers a preoperative outpatient clinic and an outpatient clinic for pain management.

Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Head of department: Prim. Dr. Katharina Purtscher-Penz
+43 3842 401-2463

The deployed Department for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of LKH Graz Süd-West at its location in Leoben ensures psychiatric care for children and adolescents in Upper Styria. The provisions include an outpatient clinic with scheduled appointments and a day-care clinic with six treatment units. Diagnostics and treatment options encompass the entire spectrum of behavioural problems and mental illnesses in children and adolescents aged 5 to 18.

Department for Internal Medicine

Head of department: Univ. Prof. Prim. Dr. Gerald Zenker
+43 3842 895-2501

The Department for Internal Medicine offers a 24-hour A&E unit. The main areas are, amongst others, outpatient clinics specialised in vessels, diabetes and cardio.

Department for Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Head of department: Prim. Priv.Doz. Dr. Thomas Aigmüller
+43 3842 401-2382

The Department for Obstetrics and Gynaecology  is not only well-known for its work in the area of obstetrics, but also for its centre for breast health and its outpatient clinic for oncology.

Department for Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)

Head of department: Prim. Dr. Mihael Rudes
+43 3842 401-2341

The ENT Department offers various specialised outpatient clinics in several fields: audiometry, vestibulometry, tinnitus retraining therapy, allergies, and snoring.

Department for Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Head of department: Prim. Univ. Prof. Dr. Reinhold Kerbl
+43 3842 401-2438

In addition to the large stationary ward including neonatology and an intensive care unit for children, the  Department for Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine also offers various specialised outpatient clinics, such as the outpatient clinic for asthma and allergies, the outpatient clinic for diabetics, the sleep laboratory and the outpatient clinic for nursing.

Department for Pathology

Head of department: Prim. Univ.-Doz. Dr. Martin Tötsch, MBA
+43 3842 401-2425

The  Pathology Institute offers cytological and histological diagnostics. Its in-house laboratory deals with microbiological analyses and autopsies.

Department for Pneumology

Head of department: Prim. Dr. Lorenz Erler
+43 3842 401-3585

The  Department for Pneumology offers a 24-hour A&E unit. One of the specialised clinics of the department is our stop smoking clinic.

Department for Radiology

Head of department: Prim. Univ. Doz. Dr. Martin Uggowitzer
+43 3842 401-2320

Institute for Radiology and Nuclear Medicine

Department for Radiotherapy-Radiooncology

Head of department: Prim. ao. Univ. Prof. Dr. Heidi Stranzl-Lawatsch
+43 3842 401-3761

Dislocated facility for Radiotherapy-Radiooncology

Department for Surgery

Head of department: Prim. Dr. Rudolf Schrittwieser
+43 3842 401-2311

The Department for Surgery offers a 24-hour A&E unit and various specialised outpatient clinics. The surgical treatment of malignant tumours is one of the core areas of this department.

Department for Urology

Head of department: Prim. Univ. Dr. Thomas Alber
+43 3842 401-2434

In addition to an A&E unit, the Department for Urology at the LKH also offers outpatient clinics specialised in paediatric urology and follow-up and prevention of urological carcinoma.