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Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe

Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe

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Karlsruhe, Germany

User ScoreTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangeMedia FilesCertificatesFounded InBedsDepartmentsOwnershipClinical trialsAge GroupClinic TypeType of CareSizeOnline Consultations
98%569.3/10$$$8131995961 medical unitPrivate hospitalConduct clinical trialsAdultsSpecializedInpatient, OutpatientMediumYes


Size & Capacity

Medium, 96 beds

Clinic type


Type of care

Inpatient, Outpatient

Age group


4.1 on Google

The data collected based on 56 patient reviews on Google


Features & Facts

Experienced in invasive cardio surgery
The clinic annually performs 2,500+ successful minimally invasive aortic and mitral valve implantations, complete arterial revascularizations, and aortic valve reconstructions.
Provide exclusive TAVI surgeries
Today, the clinic is a leading European center for minimally invasive aortic valve implantation (TAVI) surgery. It performs 500+ TAVI surgeries annually and 5,000+ surgeries in total, with a single operation taking 25-45 minutes.
Treatment of congenital heart defects
Doctors treat and observe a wide range of kids and adult patients with coarctation of the aorta, atrioventricular septal defect, atrial septal defect, double-outlet septal defect, and other congenital heart defects.
Partners of top educational institutions
Since 1997, the clinic has partnered with the Baylor College of Medicine. Both institutions exchanged valuable medical data to find the best treatment options for rare and hard-to-solve cases.
Provide surgeries for cardiac arrhythmias
The hospital helps patients to get any surgery for cardiac arrhythmias, including CRT systems, cardiac pacemakers, surgeries for atrial fibrillations, inoperational defibrillations, etc.

About the clinic

Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe is one of the largest specialized cardiac surgery centers. For more than 25 years, the clinic has been engaged in the surgical treatment of heart diseases in adults.  According to the prestigious Focus magazine, the clinic is one of the best German medical facilities specializing in the surgical treatment of cardiovascular diseases. Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios annually performs more than 3,000 cardiac surgeries of varying complexity. The clinic employs about 300 medical workers. The surgical unit has five operating rooms, including one hybrid. 96 equipped beds for inpatients, including 24 intensive care units and 16 specialized beds. The patients are offered comfortable rooms with all amenities. Also, the patient is provided with a balanced and varied three meals a day. The clinic is very well established in the south of Germany and has an outstanding range of equipment. In addition to advanced medical equipment, the clinic has excellent medical staff.  Patients use the services of experienced surgeons trained in the best heart surgery centers in Europe and the USA.  Highly qualified doctors offer various cardiac procedures for adults, except for transplant surgery.  Areas of particular expertise include minimally invasive techniques (minimal invasive aortic valve implantation (TAVI) and minimally invasive mitral valve reconstruction) as well as total arterial revascularisation, aortic valve reconstruction surgery, and LVAD implantation as targeted therapy. The mission of Cardiac Hospital Helios Karlsruhe is to provide the best possible treatment using the most modern procedures and technologies. The interdisciplinary approach of highly qualified and experienced doctors and nurses guarantees the best patient care. During the stay in the hospital, the medical team will take care of the patient personally and ensure that the visit will be as pleasant as possible.

Primary focus

cardiac surgery
myocardial protection
cardioplegic arrest
coronary artery surgery
aortic valve implantation
nitric oxide
left ventricular
myocardial edema
heart surgery
acute aortic dissection
transcatheter aortic valve
heart transplant
cardiac dysfunction
heart failure
acute myocardial ischemia
extracorporeal circulation
atrial fibrillation
aortic root
cannulation surgery

Departments & Doctors

Cardiac surgery
Prof. Dr. med. h.c. Uwe Mehlhorn

cardiac surgery, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery


Extra services

Visa Support
Parking Space
24/7 medical assistance
Intensive Care Unit


Franz-Lust-Straße, 30, 76185 Karlsruhe, Germany


Do surgeons perform transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI)?

Karlsruhe is one of Europe's most important TAVI centres with many interventions. Since 2008, almost 5,000 TAVI surgeries have been performed. The TAVI Center has been certified by the German Society of Cardiology and has a quality mark.

Can I have an artificial heart implanted at the center?

A ventricular assist device (VAD) is an electrical pump that keeps your heart pumping when it is no longer efficient. Artificial heart implantation is often a life-saving treatment option and an alternative to heart transplant for patients with end-stage heart failure.

Is it possible to get non-surgical treatment at Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios?

Doctors of Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe primarily use conservative medical methods to treat heart diseases. Only in the case of the ineffectiveness of these methods do surgeons use surgical treatment. At the same time, preference is given to minimally invasive and sparing techniques.

What is the rating of the clinic?

Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe is rated as 9.30 by AiroMedical.

What do patients say about Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe?

The clinic has 56 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the hospital is 98%.

What is the primary focus of the hospital?

The medical center is an expert at surgery, cardiac surgery, cardiopulmonary, heart, and myocardial protection.

What is the overall experience of the facility?

Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe has been operating since 1995. It has accumulated over 29 years of clinical background.

Where can I see the hospital's work, interior space, and exterior?

Does the clinic have certification or recognition?

What is the structure of the hospital?

Where is the clinic located?

The address of the facility is Franz-Lust-Straße 30 76185, Karlsruhe, Germany.

Does the hospital offer online consultations?

Yes, Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe performs virtual appointments and offers a second medical opinion service.

What age range of patients can be admitted to the clinic?

The hospital accepts only adults.

What type of stay is offered at Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe?

The clinic offers both inpatient and outpatient services, so you can be hospitalized (if indicated).

Cardiac Surgery Clinic Helios Karlsruhe
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