HELIOS Cardiosurgery Clinic Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe, Germany

Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Chirojit Mukherjee

Dr. med.

Chirojit Mukherjee

Specialized in: anaesthesiology, intensive medicine

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Nach seiner Schul- und Studienzeit im Heimatland Indien nahm er seine ersten Tätig­keiten am Herzzentrum Leipzig und am HELIOS Park-Klinikum Leipzig auf. Von 2005 bis 2007 führte ihn der Weg nach Toronto, Kanada, wo er das Fellowship Pro­gramm für Kardioanästhesie und Intensivmedizin (inkl. Organtransplantation) am dortigen General Hospital und an der Universität Toronto absolvierte. Auf den Aufenthalt in Kanada folgte eine erneute Tätigkeit für das Herzzentrum Leipzig und 2013 seine erfolgreiche Dissertation. 

Seit Mai 2015 ist Dr. Mukherjee der Chefarzt für Anästhesiologie und damit fester Bestandteil des Ärzteteams der HELIOS Klinik für Herzchirurgie Karlsruhe.

Sein Interesse gilt vor allem der Echokardiografie, insbesondere der Real-Time 3D TEE, den Neuerungen bei perkutanen Klappenimplantationen und der Bildgebung in der minimal-invasiven Herzchirurgie.

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The Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of Cardiac Surgery Clinic (Kilinik fur Herzchirurgie Karlsruhe GmbH), headed by Michael Schwerdt, conducts patient monitoring during the surgery and in the postoperative period. The main task of the Department is to monitor the basic vital functions of the patient during surgery. Additionally, the Department provides highly specialized care to patients in the intensive medical unit. Functions of the Department are to make a preparatory examination of the patient for the possible risk assessment, selection of a suitable method of anesthesia and its implementation, monitoring and stabilization of the important functions of the body during and after surgery, neuromonitoring , pain therapy, blood transfusions, monitoring of patients in the early postoperative period, as well as providing artificial respiration for patients in critical health condition. For these purposes, a continuous supervision of patients by anesthesiologists and emergency pgysicians in the intensive care unit as well as 24/7 emergency assistance services are provided in the clinic.

Facilities of the Department:

  • Computed tomography
  • Defibrillator
  • EEG
  • Endoscope
  • Invasive Cardiology Equipment
  • Heart-Lung Machine
  • MRT
  • Positron emission tomography
  • X-ray
  • Sleep Laboratory
  • Dopplerography
  • Ultrasound
  • Single-photon emission computed tomography

About hospital

HELIOS Cardiosurgery Clinic Karlsruhe (Klinik fur Herzchirurgie Karlsruhe GmbH) specializes in anesthesiology and surgical treatment of different heart diseases using modern equipment and advanced medical methods. A perfect health condition means a good quality of life. All specialists and medical staff of the clinic are convinced that everyone should be able to get an affordable and a high-quality medical care. Health care dare not become a luxury. Thus, the main goal of the clinic is to ensure a cutting-edge medicine for everyone.

There are two departments in the clinic: the Department of Cardiosurgery and the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care. Various therapy methods are applied during the rehabilitation program, such as breathing exercises, basal stimulation, vocational rehabilitation, nutritional counseling, massage, lymphatic drainage, physiotherapy are widely used during treatment process.


Accommodation in hospital

Patients rooms

The kid rooms have everything needed for a comfortable stay. The kid bathroom includes both a toilet and a shower. All rooms offer functional beds with orthopaedic mattresses ensuring unsurpassed support for overall body during sleep. There are bedside stands with pull-out tables, lockers and safe boxes in each room. It is also possible to access the Internet from a PC, smartphone or tablet so that kids always keep in touch with their parents and other family members. There is also a TV in each room.
You can opt for a single or a double room. An accompanying person may stay with the kid in the room. A double room is shared with another patient.
The enhanced comfort rooms are equipped with a safety box, a fridge and upholstered furniture.

Meals and Menus

The patient and the accompanying person are offered a daily choice of three menus. If you are on a specific diet for any reason, you will be offered an individual menu. Please inform the medical staff about your dietary preferences prior to the treatment.

Further details

Standard rooms include:






Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.

Accompanying person

Your companion may stay with you in your room or at a hotel of your choice during the fixed program.


You may stay at the hotel during the outpatient program. Our employees will support you for selecting the best option.