Heart and vascular surgery

Welcome to the Clinic of Heart and Vascular Surgery!

Under the direction of Professor Dr. Hermann Reichenspurner, state-of-the-art examination and treatment methods allow the surgical treatment of a full range of cardiac and vascular diseases in our Clinic of Heart and Vascular Surgery – from children with congenital heart defects to elderly patients with acquired heart disease. Our specializations include modern treatment of diseased coronary vessels using gentle, minimally-invasive techniques (keyhole surgery) and the treatment of heart valve conditions, if possible, by repairing the defective valve.

A special focus of our clinic are state-of-the-art procedures such as robot-assisted surgeries and so-called hybrid approaches. As one of few clinics in Germany we offer valve replacement via a heart catheter if strict diagnostic criteria are met.

An increasing number of patients require intra-operative ablation for the treatment of atrial arrhythmia. Another one of our focal areas is the treatment of patients suffering from heart failure, for example by means of implantation of state-of-the-art defibrillators and artificial hearts.

We research heart valve repair, catheter-based transfemoral and transapical aortic valve replacement, robot-assisted keyhole surgery, and transplantation immunology as well as cardiac tissue growth and stem cells.

Please direct your treatment request to the International Office of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf. 

Hamburg local time

11:34 PM


Address International Office

University Medical Center
International Office
Building O11
Martinistraße 52
20246 Hamburg

Phone & Fax International Office

+49 40 7410 5 5268 Phone
+49 40 7410 5 5272 Phone

+49 40 7410 5 1691 Fax

E-Mail & Contact International Office

E-Mail: patients(at)uke.de
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