University Hospital Jena

Jena, Germany


Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care


Paul Christian Schulze

Prof. Dr. med.

Paul Christian Schulze

Specialized in: angiology, cardiology, pulmonology

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital in Jena, headed by Prof. Dr. med. P. Christian Schulze, has the most modern technical equipment, offers modern facilities and treats patients with diseases in the fields of cardiology, angiology, pneumology and intensive care. Despite all technical possibilities, the focal point of the Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care is the patient as a person, with individual troubles, fears and anxieties. The department has been certified according to DIN EN ISO 9001 since May 2001, and follows the quality management system of the University Hospital Jena since June 2013. Due to excellent achievements in cardiology, the department is strongly recommended in the latest FOCUS list of top German clinics.

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital in Jena, under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. P. Christian Schulze, offers the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in the care of cardiology patients. Medical services offered by the department include, inter alia, implantation of percutaneous valves (aortic, pulmonary) performed in the own hybrid ORs in collaboration with specialists in cardiac surgery, endomyocardial biopsy, valvuloplasty of aortic valve with the use of a heart-lung machine and heart support systems, lung transplantation, implantation and replacement of pacemakers and implantable defibrillators (ICD), cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) for heart failure.

The Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital in Jena, under the lead of Prof. Dr. med. P. Christian Schulze, treats the entire range of diseases associated with internal medicine, including patients with cardiogenic shock, decompensated congestive heart failure, life-threatening arrhythmias, respiratory failure, regardless of its cause, septic shock, acute renal failure, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, acute liver failure, post-cardiopulmonary resuscitation, complications of oncological diseases, as well as rheumatic and endocrine diseases.

In the field of pulmonology at the Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital in Jena, a particular emphasis is on diagnosis and treatment of diseases of lungs and pleura, obstructive diseases (asthma, chronic obstructive bronchitis), inflammatory and autoimmune interstitial lung diseases (pulmonary fibrosis of various etiologies), and lung cancer. Patients with advanced lung diseases can receive a comprehensive treatment on an inpatient basis by means of non-invasive mechanical ventilation.

The Division of Angiology at the Department of Cardiology, Angiology, Pulmonology and Intensive Care at the University Hospital in Jena focuses on the care of patients during interventional catheter therapy of extracardiac artery diseases. Due to many years of experience in the field of human vascular therapy, the department offers treatment options for almost every body region.




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