Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

Munich, Germany


Department of Cardiosurgery


Christian Hagl

Prof. Dr. med.

Christian Hagl

Specialized in: cardiosurgery

The Department of Cardiac surgery at the University Hospital of Munich, performs currently more than 2,500 operations a year. The highly specialized team of physicians, health care professionals and administrative employees of the Department of Cardiac surgery, under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Christian Hagl, aims to ensure that patients receive optimal treatment.

The treatment concepts of the Department of Cardiac surgery at the University Hospital of Munich are based on the latest scientific findings as well as a long-standing accumulated experience. Thanks to the close cooperation with other specialties, the medical staff of the department is able to offer its patients highly personalized services, based on an interdisciplinary approach.

The Department of Cardiac surgery at the University Hospital of Munich, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Christian Hagl, offers the following range of services:

  • Coronary surgery
  • Surgery of complications of the coronary heart diseases:  ventricular aneurysm, postinfarct VSD, papillary muscle rupture, ventricular rupture
  • Cardiac valve surgery
  • Congenital heart diseases surgery
  • Pacemaker surgery
  • Defibrillator surgery
  • Heart transplantation
  • Lung embolectomy
  • Treatment of heart injuries
  • Pericardium surgery
  • Diagnosis and therapy of congenital heart diseases (in babies and children) 



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