University Hospital Heidelberg
Department of Pediatric Cardiology and Congenital Heart Diseases at the Center for Child and Adolescent Medicine
Specialized in: cardiology
The department of pediatric cardiology / congenital heart defects at the Heidelberg University Hospital under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Gorenflo offers diagnosis and treatment of all forms of congenital and acquired heart defects in children and adolescents. The main focus is on the treatment of congenital cardiovascular diseases by means of cardiac catheterization (interventional cardiology), pediatric cardiologic intensive and outpatient care for the patients with congenital heart defects.
The department of pediatric cardiology has the state-of-the-art technical equipment, including a catheter laboratory. A cardiac catheter enables accurate examination and further diagnosis as well as treatment and correction of certain diseases in some cases.
The range of medical services of the department of pediatric cardiology / congenital heart defects under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Matthias Gorenflo includes, i.a.:
- Congenital heart defects
- Functional diagnosis
- Trachea pathologies
- Cardiac catheter laboratory
- Hybrid surgery
- Artificial heart
- Heart transplant
The Heidelberg University Hospital is one of the largest medical centers in Germany. The Faculty of Medicine of the Heidelberg University has the worldwide renowned biomedical research institutions in Europe. Hospital and Faculty strive together for the goal to develop innovative diagnostics and therapy and implement this technique quickly for the patient. “In Scientia Salus” (healing through science) is the motto of the Heidelberg University Hospital. With 44 medical departments it has a good reputation for its treatment in Germany and throughout Europe.
The focus of the Heidelberg University are cancer treatment and the treatment of cardiovascular diseases. In the fields of transplantation medicine, neuroscience with psychosocial medicine, cardiovascular medicine, genetics and infectious diseases it is also at the leading digit.
Accommodation in hospital
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.
Standard rooms include:
Christian priests are available for the patients at any time. Representatives of other religions may be requested at any time.
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.
University Hospital Heidelberg
- Heidelberg, Germany
Haven't found Your diagnosis yet?
Send an inquiry to get a cost estimate on: