Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Diagnosis of aortic valve stenosis (program ID: 191647)

Gert Baumann

Prof Dr. med.

Gert Baumann

Department of Cardiology and Angiology

Specialized in: internal medicine, cardiology, angiology and intensive medicine

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The Department of Cardiology and Angioly at the University Hospital Charité Campus in Berlin treats patients with cardiac and angiological diseases. It is located at the Charité Mitte. The department provides the services of functional diagnosis, cardiac catheterization laboratory, electrophysiology, sleep medicine and telemedicine. The director of the department is Prof. Dr. med. Gert Baumann.

The department has focused its activities mainly on improving the pumping strength in case of heart failure, performing neurostimulation in order to relieve intractable angina and improving the heart pumping function via biventricular pacing (CRT) in cases of heart failure. The angiological procedures include the diagnosis and treatment of common vascular diseases (i.e. diseases of veins, lymphatic vessels and arteries), circulatory disorders and high blood pressure. 

The Department of Cardiology and Angioly, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Gert Baumann, also houses the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. The following services are provided here: the comprehensive diagnosis and treatment in the field of coronary angiography (imaging of the coronary arteries), i.e., percutaneous aortic valve replacement, percutaneous mitral valve repair, percutaneous pulmonary valve, renal ablation and atrial appendage closure.

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • cardiological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • TSH-basal, fT3, fT4
    • inflammation indicators
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • measurement of arterial blood pressure
  • electrocardiogram
  • holter monitoring (24h)
  • echocardiography
  • transesophageal echocardiography
  • nursing services
  • consultation of related specialists
  • treatment via head doctor and all leading experts
  • explanation of individual treatment plan
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About hospital

As being the medical school for both Humboldt University and Free University of Berlin, University Hospital, Charite Berlin is a prominent hospital with a long history. University Hospital Charite Berlin exists on four locations: Campus Charite Mitte, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Campus Vichow-Klinikum and Campus Berlin Buch. It is regarded as one of the most research-intensive medical facilities in Germany and the largest university hospital in Europe, from which more than half of all German Nobel Prize winners in Physiology or Medicine come from.

With more than 100 clinics and institutes, which make up a total of 17 "CharitéCenters", University Hospital Charite Berlin offers the highest level of patient care. 125,000 inpatients and 900,000 outpatients are treated here annually. University Hospital Charite Berlin has many years of experience in the treatment and care of international patients. The Virchow-Guest House of the Charite with 19 modern guest rooms offers patients and accompanying persons the comfort of a hotel. Therefore, here at University Hospital Charite Berlin, you will receive the best treatment possible in Germany.

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.