Partnering with you to advance surgery and improve patient outcomes

We together deliver customer value through transformational learning experiences every day.

Our training is valued by surgeons across the world, every step of the way.

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Who we are

One of the leading international training centers

Offering training in surgical techniques for surgeons from across the world to support the safe use of our products and improving patient outcomes.

... a platform to connect people

from different countries, medical specialties, professions and communities.

Together we make a Difference.

A health care location of excellence

Congresses, meetings, symposia. The ESI is the strong partner in accommodating events within the healthcare sector by offering a fully-comprehensive support and logistics service.

What we offer

For 25 years the ESI is your partner in enhancing patient care

The European Surgical Institute (ESI) has been advancing the field of medical professional education and pioneering innovative surgical techniques for 25 years. As one of the first training centers of its kind in the world, the ESI is an established international centre of excellence delivering world class training in many surgical techniques to approximately 10,000 health care professionals and more than 600 training events each year from a variety of medical backgrounds.

  • 20 years
    of faculty

  • more than

    visitors per year

  • nearly 1.000
    CME credit points
    per year

Established in 1991 the ESI is the international home
of surgical education for Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH.


Where to find us

Johnson & Johnson Medical GmbH 2016

Hummelsb├╝tteler Steindamm 71
22851 Norderstedt

Telephone: +49 (0)40-5297 3200
Fax: +49 (0)40-5297 3209

How to reach the ESI in Norderstedt

The ESI is based in the northern area of Hamburg close to the international Hamburg Airport which is 15 minutes away.

Distances to and from the ESI.

  • City center of Hamburg: approx. 25 km
  • Hamburg central railway station: 18 km

The ESI can also be reached with public transportation from the central station. A bus stop is close to the ESI. 130 free parking spaces are available.