The Alb-Fils Hospitals (AFK) consist of two facilities Göppingen and Geislingen with 850 beds and provides the health care for the county of Göppingen with 250.000 inhabitants. The AFK belongs to the region of Stuttgart with the airport Stuttgart being close.
The Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology consists of 136 beds on 4 wards plus childs ward. Approximately 4000 patients are treated per year with 4300 surgeries. All aspects of orthopedic pathologies are treated, with a special focus on spine. Spinal conditions covered include mainly trauma, tumors, infections, degenerative conditions and adult deformity. Spinal surgery spans cervical to pelvic, including minimal-invasive, microsurgery, neuromonitoring, navigation and osteotomies. Besides all types of musculoskeletal surgeries are performed within the department.