MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr – Specialists for your heart

MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr – Specialists for your heart

About MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr

Our hospital provides treatment for patients with cardiovascular disease. Multidisciplinary teams work side by side in our cardiac surgery, cardiology, anesthesiology and intensive care departments. The MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr is committed to providing innovative treatments and individual, personalised care.

The MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr was founded in 1994 and has 75 beds. 320 staff members work tirelessly on the wards, in operating theaters and the administration to ensure our patients’ wellbeing. Every year, we treat more than 3,500 cardiac patients from Germany and abroad. Treatments range from routine interventions to complex cases.

MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr is consistently named in the “Focus Gesundheit” magazine’s list of top hospitals. Its cardiology and cardiac surgery departments received Germany’s leading clinics award in 2021.

Facts and figures:

  • More than 35,000 open heart operations
  • Over 50,000 patients since its inception
  • More than 300 qualified staff committed to the wellbeing of every patient
  • Extensive treatment spectrum
  • Over 25 years of experience in cardiology, cardiac surgery and critical care
  • 24/7/365 medical services for acute heart attacks

Specialist services

Under its roof, MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr combines Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery, Internal Medicine and Cardiology, and Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Clinic.

Patients benefit from personalised treatment concepts, state-of-the art diagnostics, innovative and minimally-invasive procedures as well as interdisciplinary collaboration through years of experience.

Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

At MEDICLIN Heart Center Lahr we provide the entire spectrum of modern heart surgery with state-of-the-art diagnostics and the latest medical equipment. Highly qualified and specialized cardiac surgeons supported by an expert nursing team ensure that every patient receives best quality treatment and customised care. This also includes the treatment of complex cases using minimally invasive procedures. If possible we choose non-invasive (without surgery) over invasive techniques (with surgery). If an operation is necessary we prefer minimally invasive, catheter-assisted procedures whenever possible.

Patient conditions we treat include:

  • Acute heart failure
  • Angina pectoris
  • Aortic isthmus stenosis
  • Aortic root diseases
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Aortic valve insufficiency
  • Aortic valve stenosis
  • Aortitis
  • Arterial diseases
  • ASD I (hole in the interatrial septum)
  • Atrioventricular block
  • Cardiac insufficiency
  • Cardiac valve diseases
  • Cardiac valve insufficiency
  • Cardiac valve stenosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid artery stenosis
  • Chronic heart failure
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Coronary heart disease/heart attack
  • Diastolic heart failure
  • Dilated cardiomyopathy
  • Embolism
  • Endocarditis
  • Global heart failure
  • Heart tumor
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Malformations of the aorta
  • Mitral valve disease
  • Mitral valve insufficiency
  • Mitral valve stenosis
  • Myocardial insufficiency
  • Myocardial perfusion defects
  • Myocarditis
  • Narrowing of heart valve
  • Pericardial diseases
  • Pericarditis
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Tumors (benign and malignant)
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Internal Medicine and Cardiology

In the Department of Cardiology, we diagnose and treat cardiovascular disease using all state-of-the-art invasive and non-invasive methods. An emergency team is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our Chest Pain Unit and cardiac catheterization team are available 24/7/365 for all patients suffering heart attacks.

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

In the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, all state-of-the-art anesthesia, monitoring and treatment options are being used. Hereby, we can guarantee the highest possible standards for patient safety.

Following open heart surgery, after a heart attack or with potentially life-threatening cardiac arrythmias we treat you in our Intensive Care Unit. Specialist teams provide highly professional care for you 24/7 using up-to-date medical equipment and a comprehensive knowledge of heart disease, as well as monitoring methods and pharmacology.

Who treats you:

PD Dr. med. Kambis Mashayekhi

PD Dr. med. Kambis Mashayekhi

Medical Director, Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Prof. Dr. med. Ralf Sodian

Prof. Dr. med. Ralf Sodian

Medical Director, Cardiac, Cardiovascular and Cardiothoracic Surgery

PD Dr. med. Jan N. Hilberath

PD Dr. med. Jan N. Hilberath

Medical Director, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

How to contact us:

Please feel free to contact us. We will be pleased to answer any questions or queries you might have.

Eugenia Gabriel

Eugenia Gabriel

Ansprechpartnerin internationale Patienten

MEDICLIN Herzzentrum Lahr

How to get here:

Lahr is just 50 kilometres north of Freiburg close to the Autobahn A5. Road and railway connections are easy from all directions.

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By car

  • Autobahn A5, take the exit for Lahr

By train

  • There are regular train connections from Freiburg or Frankfurt to Offenburg, where you can catch regional trains to “Lahr (Schwarzw.)” station.
  • From Lahr station, take bus 106 or a taxi.