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German Heart Center Munich

German Heart Center Munich

Munich, Germany

User ScoreTotal ReviewsRatingPrice RangeMedia FilesCertificatesFounded InBedsPatientsDepartmentsOwnershipClinical trialsAge GroupClinic TypeType of CareSizeOnline Consultations
92%2529.8/10$$$$5812197221040005 medical unitsState hospitalConduct clinical trialsKids, AdultsSpecializedInpatient, OutpatientMediumNo


Size & Capacity

Medium, 210 beds

Clinic type


Type of care

Inpatient, Outpatient

Age group

Kids, Adults

4.3 on Google

The data collected based on 252 patient reviews on Google


Features & Facts

Pioners in the heart research
The German Heart Center Munich became the first hospital in Europe to start academic research on heart diseases 40+ years ago. Today, as a partner of the Technical University of Munich, the center conducts 300+ clinical trials, mainly focusing on heart diseases.
Deep expertise in cardio surgery
In 2022, the center successfully performed 2,850 open surgeries, 1,506 surgeries with a heart-lung machine (HLM), 533 catheter-assisted interventions, and 219 surgeries in children under one year due to various cardiovascular diseases.
Approved for congenital heart defects
The German Heart Center Munich performs about 600 surgeries yearly for adults with congenital heart diseases. Also, the center was certified as a national center for adults with CHDs in 2011 and has confirmed the certification every year since.
Treat rare heart diseases
In 2007, here was created a The Univentricular Heart Center, totally helped over 550 adult patients with univentricular hearts and 40+ newborns with this rare condition annually. The center was certified and approved by the German Cardiology Center of Munich.
Newest ways of heart visualizations
In partnership with the Institute of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, the center started to use the newest CT scans, “SOMATOM Force,” for non-invasive heart visualization in 2019.

About the clinic

German Heart Center Munich is a leading hospital for cardiovascular diseases in Germany. The Center was founded in 1972 and is the first specialized European institution in cardiology. For more than 50 years, the medical facility has been treating and researching the heart. The medical center is part of the Technical University of Munich Hospital. The medical team's mission is to care for children, adolescents, and adults with heart disease. The Munich Heart Center has a capacity of 210 beds in 3 intensive care units and seven available units. In addition, highly qualified staff and nurses ensure that patients receive excellent treatment. Every year, the hospital performs about 2,600 cardiac surgeries for adults and 550 heart surgeries for children and adolescents. The diagnostic rooms of the clinic have modern equipment for ECG, MRI, and CT of the heart, angiography, and stress tests. The hospital's guiding principle is to unite in one place the various medical departments necessary for diagnosing and treating cardiovascular diseases, ensuring optimal patient care. With cutting-edge technology and a patient-centered approach, the hospital is renowned worldwide for serving national and international patients from various backgrounds. Cardio surgeons of the German Heart Center Munich successfully work with various heart diseases.  The Cardiology Center also conducts research activities to offer patients innovative diagnostic and treatment protocols. The principal departments of the clinic include adult cardiac surgery, pediatric and adolescent cardiac surgery, and the anesthesiology department. Gentle and safe methods of anesthesia are available to patients, allowing the treatment of premature babies, children, and seriously ill patients over 90 years of age. All surgical interventions are performed using modern equipment and sparing techniques, which makes it easier for patients to endure operations and recover faster after them.

Primary focus

coronary artery
aortic valve
myocardial infarction
aortic valve implantation
valve replacement
heart failure
congenital heart defects
tetralogy fallot
total cavopulmonary connection
septal defect
percutaneous coronary intervention
cardiac surgery
aortic stenosis
arterial hypertension
heart surgery
mitral regurgitation
ventricular outflow tract
atrial fibrillation
coronary ct angiography
valve repair
tricuspid valve
takotsubo syndrome
acute coronary syndrome
blood pressure
computed tomography
magnetic resonance imaging
takotsubo cardiomyopathy
ventricular function
ventricular hypertrophy
hypoplastic left heart
intracoronary stenting
artery bypass grafting
aortic coarctation
valve surgery
pulmonary hypertension
myocardial salvage
heart transplantation
ventricular repolarization
transcatheter closure
aortopulmonary collaterals
pulmonary valve
ventricular mass
pediatric cardiology
pediatric congenital heart
drugeluting stents
heart rate

Departments & Doctors

Cardiovascular surgery
Prof. Dr. med. Rudiger Lange

cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery

Prof. Dr. med. Heribert Schunkert

cardiology, internal medicine

Congenital heart defects surgery
Prof. Dr. med. Jurgen Horer

pediatric congenital heart defects surgery

Pediatric cardiology
Prof. Dr. med. Peter Ewert

pediatric cardiology and congenital heart defects

Radiology, nuclear medicine
Dr. med. Stefan Martinoff

radiology and nuclear medicine


Extra services

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


Lazarettstraße, 36, 80636 Munich, Germany


Is it possible to treat congenital heart defects at Munich Heart Center?

The cardiac surgery department is the leading center for treating congenital heart defects in newborns to adults. More than 3,000 operations have been performed successfully, and doctors have implemented new minimally invasive organ-preserving procedures thanks to rich experience.

What diagnostic methods does the clinic offer to study the heart's function?

The hospital provides all the necessary radiological and diagnostic cardiac imaging procedures quickly. It is expressed, among other things, that the competence center for computed tomography of the heart has the fastest CT, the dual-channel device SOMATOM Force.

Do doctors specialize in catheter valve treatment?

Since 2007, the medical team has offered minimally invasive catheter treatments, for example, the implantation of a prosthetic aortic valve (TAVI) through the inguinal artery. The method avoids a large incision in the chest and contributes to better patient recovery.

What is the rating of the clinic?

German Heart Center Munich is rated as 9.80 by AiroMedical.

What do patients say about German Heart Center Munich?

The clinic has 252 feedbacks at other places. The UserScore of the hospital is 92%.

What is the primary focus of the hospital?

The medical center is an expert at heart, valve, coronary artery, aortic valve, and implantation.

What is the overall experience of the facility?

German Heart Center Munich has been operating since 1972. It has accumulated over 52 years of clinical background.

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

AiroMedical gallery has 24 photos & 34 videos related to German Heart Center Munich.

Does the clinic have certification or recognition?

Yes, German Heart Center Munich has been certified by 12 organizations.

What is the structure of the hospital?

Where is the clinic located?

The address of the facility is Lazarettstraße 36 80636, Munich, Germany.

Does the hospital offer online consultations?

No, German Heart Center Munich doesn’t perform virtual appointments.

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

The hospital accepts patients of all ages.

What type of stay is offered at German Heart Center Munich?

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

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