• Hearts for hearts

    The Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB, German Heart Institute Berlin) is a specialist center for heart treatment with a worldwide reputation for excellence. 

  • The Foundation

    The Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin is a civil-law foundation devoted exclusively to charitable purposes.

  • Our staff

    We are here for you. Our treatment is based on clinical and ethical principles and the highest standards of medical and nursing care.

Patients & Visitors

Patienten und Besucher

Hospital Stay

Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions, information on outpatient care and patient greeting cards.



Departments at the DHZB

At this point, you will find detailed information about our departments and their services.


Education and Careers

Top Medicine Needs Top Talent

Here you will find information on job vacancies, training and further education.



  • Prof. Falk (Zurich) to Succeed Prof. Hetzer

    June 2014

    Signing the contract: Prof. Falk (r.), next to him Foundation Council President Moser, Administrative Director Höhn (standing)

    Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (DHZB) have been successful in drawing to Berlin a celebrated first-class physician to continue writing the history of Berlin’s international center for cardiovascular medicine. Prof. Volkmar Falk, currently Director of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery of the University Hospital Zurich, has accepted the call to become Professor for Heart Surgery at the Charité. At the same time he was made, by the...

  • Blue Lips to Express Solidarity

    June 2014

    DHZB Aktuell Juni 2014

    On World PH Day a team from the company Bayer Vital drew the attention of all staff and patients to the topic of pulmonary hypertension in an initiative that took place outside the DHZB’s White Hall. The team explained to anyone curious who approached the stall with its posters showing people with blue lips (the visible sign of late stage pulmonary hypertension) the often unspecific symptoms of pulmonary hypertension. These symptoms include shortness of breath, fatigue from only slight...

  • High Blood Pressure Damages Heart and Vessels

    DHZB Certified as Hypertension Center

    June 2014

    Zertifikat Hypertonie-Zentrum

    Arterial hypertension is the most frequent cardiovascular disease worldwide and therefore one of the most important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. To improve the treatment situation for patients with hypertension the Department of Internal Medicine – Cardiology (Director: Prof. E. Fleck) was certified as a center for hypertensive treatment by the German Blood Pressure League / German Society for Hypertension and Prevention for the next 3 years. This certification also allows further...

  • Exchange of Ideas Between the Nikiforov Center and the DHZB Working Group "Nursing Care in the Multi-Field Clinic"

    June 2014

    DHZB Aktuell Juni 2014

    Since 2004 the DHZB has had a cooperation agreement with the All Russian Center for Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Protection A.M. Nikiforov, which has two hospitals. The Nikiforov Center, which is equipped with the most modern medical technology, was conceived to meet the needs of patients with severe damage. Every year doctors and nurses from this center come to the DHZB for further training. On 17 and 18 April 2014 a scientific and practical conference took place in the No. II Hospital of...

  • Benefit Concert by the World Doctors Orchestra

    April 2014

    Concert patron Daniela Schadt

    Around 100 male and female musicians from over 40 countries, most of them doctors from different disciplines, came to Berlin as the World Doctors Orchestra to give a concert to raise funds for three medical aid projects. Like Dentists for Africa and the Support Group for Children and adolescents with Cancer (Bonn), the Society of Friends of the DHZB was a beneficiary of the concert that the orchestra performed with the support of many social benefactors (11 ambassadors, numerous sponsors such...

In the Spotlight

  • Pulmonary Atresia
    Connecting Heart and Lung

    11th DHZB Lange Symposium


  • The Chest Pain Unit (CPU) of the DHZB

    Here we present information about the Chest Pain Unit (CPU) of the DHZB, treatment standards of our institution for acute or subacute disease and the standards for selected processes.


  • Competence Center for Grown-up Congenital Heart Patients (GUCH) at the DHZB

    DHZB Department for Congenital Heart Disease and Pediatric Cardiology officially certified as a supraregional GUCH Center.