Charite University Hospital Berlin

Berlin, Germany

Treatment of pulmonary valve stenosis with pulmonary valve balloon valvuloplasty (program ID: 263095)

Felix Berger

Prof. Dr. med.

Felix Berger

Department of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialized in: pediatrics and internal medicine

Curriculum vitae keyboard_arrow_down


  • Nicht-invasive Bildgebung MRT/Echo
  • Resynchronisationstherapie
  • Interventioneller Herzklappenersatz mithilfe der Melody oder Edwards Sapien-Klappe
  • Einsatz blutsparender oder blutfreier Behandlungsverfahren
  • Hybridtherapie bei angeborenen Herzfehlern

Berufliche Stationen:

  • 2000 Facharzt für Kinderheilkunde mit Schwerpunktbezeichnung Kinderkardiologie
  • 2003 Habilitation im Fach Kinderheilkunde an der Universität Zürich
  • Oberarzt der Abteilung für Angeborene Herzfehler/Kinderkardiologie und Leiter des Herzkatheterlabors für invasive Diagnostik und interventionelle Therapie am DHZB
  • Leitender Arzt der Abteilung Kardiologie am Kinderspital Zürich, Universitätskinderklinik
  • 2004 Berufung als Univ.-Professor an die Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin auf Lebenszeit
About the department keyboard_arrow_down

The Department of Pediatrics Cardiology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin is a member of Otto-Heubner-Centrum for Pediatrics. The director of this department is Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger. Located at the Virchow-Klinikum Campus, the department cooperates with the other facilities in Charité and primarily treats patients with heart palpitations.

The Charité Pediatic Cardiology Department, headed by Prof. Dr. med. Felix Berger, has many years of experience in the field of diagnosis and therapy for congenital heart disease, acquired heart disease and - with special focus on - arrhythmia. Approximately 1,500 inpatients and 2,500 outpatients undergo treatment in this department every year.

The Department of Pediatrics Cardiology at the University Hospital Charité Berlin focuses on following:

  • Prenatal diagnosis and advice
  • Perinatal care of newborns with congenital heart defects
  • Invasive diagnostic cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • 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 or transesophageal echocardiography
  • preoperative care
  • cardiac catheterization
  • pulmonary valve balloon valvuloplasty
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bed shared room
  • explanation of future recommendations
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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.