Welcome to the

Department of Cardiac Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine


Kerstin Neumann

Tel  +49 30 4593-2600
Fax +49 30 4593-2700


Optimal and Safe Treatment

An anesthetic is necessary for all operations on the heart. The anesthetist ensures that the patient is unconscious during the operation and feels no pain; the body’s vital functions are continuously monitored. To contribute to the best possible surgical results and at the same time ensure the patient’s safety – that is our remit and our motivation, day by day.


Prof. Dr. med. Benjamin O´Brien

Director of the Department

Cardiothoracic and vascular surgery poses differing and often special challenges for anesthesia. Our team of doctors and nurses have the necessary expertise to ensure safe and gentle anesthesia for all kinds of procedures and for patients of all ages.  

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