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Departments in the Centre of Head and Orthopaedics


Cleft Lip and Palate Centre​

Only in Danish. 

Department of Anaesthesiology​

The Department of Anaesthesiology is responsible for a wide range of functions: anaesthesia and operation assistance, trauma reception, pain treatment and palliation, organisation of acute doctor’s vehicle and medical helicopter, pressure chamber treatment and of course, research.​

Department of Dental, Oral and Maxilliofacial Surgery

​The Department Of Dental, Oral and Maxilliofacial Surgery treats diseases, serious infections, abnormalities, cancer and lesions in teeth, the oral cavity and the jaw, for the whole Capital Region of Denmark.​

Department of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy

The Department of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy functions as a cross-disciplinary unit at Rigshospitalet, but is administratively under the Centre of Head and Orthopaedics.​​

Department of Paediatrics

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Department of Plastic Surgery, Breast Surgery and Burns Treatment

The Department of Plastic Surgery, Breast Surgery and Burns Treatment is the largest plastic surgery department in Denmark. The department cooperates with all surgical departments at Rigshospitalet and a wide range of advanced treatments and reconstructions are performed by cross-disciplinary teams.​ 

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Audiology

The clinic treats children, adults and elderly with ear, nose and throat disorders. In order to be treated in the clinic you must have a referral from an ear-nose-throat specialist or a general practitioner (GP). 

Trauma Centre and Acute Admissions​

The Trauma Centre at Rigshospitalet does not have open access to the emergency department treating minor injuries. 
The nearest Accident & E​mergency Department is located at Bispebjerg Hospital.​​