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Heart Center Leipzig

General info

Since the very first day of its existence, the Leipzig Heart Center has been a leader in Germany and Europe, in both medical science and practice of medicine. Multidisciplinary approach is of high priority for the clinic. So, every patient is examined not by one doctor but by a so called Heart Team that includes cardiologists, heart surgeons, and arrhythmology experts. The Leipzig Heart Institute is part of the clinic. It works on new treatment methods and research projects, and produces publications that inform international cardiac intervention standards. In 2018 alone, it published over 200 research articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals. While the clinic works on most challenging cases, its success rates are consistently above both the European baseline standards and German averages: 70% of heart surgeries are minimally invasive, and 2019, 93.1% of the patients with the main diagnosis myocardial infarction recovered at the Helios Heart Center Leipzig, while the average rate in Germany is 91.5%. This year the clinic also achieved a 0.0% mortality rate for aortic valve replacement.

Medical care

The Heart Center Leipzig – High-end medicine for the heart

The city of Leipzig can look back on centuries of tradition in the field of academic medical research and teaching. Since September 1994, this tradition has been continued responsibly and extensively at the Heart Center Leipzig. The basis for this is a cooperation and lease agreement between Herzzentrum Leipzig GmbH, the University of Leipzig and the Free State of Saxony. Since February 2014, the Heart Center Leipzig has been part of the Helios Hospital Group.

During the Heart Center's more than 20 years of existence, medicine of the highest international level has been established. The Heart Center Leipzig played a major role in developing many innovative treatment methods for heart disease, such as minimally invasive cardiac valve surgery, catheter-based valve replacement or paediatric heart surgery, which are now used as a standard throughout the world.

Today, more than 1,450 staff members work at the Heart Center Leipzig under the direction of experienced physicians and renowned scientists. They provide pre-inpatient, inpatient and outpatient care to a total of nearly 44,000 patients annually. The range of services offered by the Heart Center Leipzig comprises the diagnosis and treatment of all diseases of the cardiovascular system.

In keeping with the mission of providing best possible individual care to patients, the close collaboration of all specialist departments provides affected adults and children with new therapeutic perspectives as well as maximum safety and quality.


In addition to first-rate medical and nursing care, the Heart Center also has more to offer in terms of service and makes the hospital stay personal and individual, enabling our patients to feel comfortable and quickly recover in a pleasant atmosphere. To this end, there is a special optional service concept comprising comfortable accommodation and a multitude of additional services.

Directly adjacent to the hospital complex, there is a modern residential complex in which apartments are available on special terms for guests, such as relatives.

Special services:


  • Single or double room with comfortable interior
  • Hairdryer, bathrobe as well as bath towels and towels
  • Selection of care products
  • Minibar and safe

Culinary extras

  • Selection of non-alcoholic beverages
  • Selection of fresh fruit every day
  • Daily changing and individual menus
  • Coffee and selection of cakes in the afternoon


  • Telephone and flat-screen TV, Sky TV, DVD player
  • Free-of-charge use of our fax machine
  • Daily newspapers and magazines, free-of-charge Internet access


  • Personal and individual support by our service assistants and our optional service manager
  • Completion of admission formalities in your room
  • Free-of-charge laundry service
  • Daily change of towels and bath towels
  • Running of errands, daily change of bed linen on request

Should you have any additional requests during your stay, please contact our service personnel

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Hotels, travel

The Leipzig Heart Center has associations with numerous hotels in the area. Please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to help you with tips for planning your journey.

How you reach the Heart Center:

International Airport Leipzig-Halle

In case you need further assistance please feel free to contact us any time.

Heart Center Leipzig


Helios Heart Center is part of a medical complex with a century-old history, which also includes the Helios Klinik Park Leipzig. The cardiac center is now located in a spacious, modern building, a quiet green area with parks and lakes around it, the historic center of Leipzig 10 minutes away, and the Leipzig/Halle airport, which can be reached by a direct flight from Moscow in 3 hours. The clinic has an opportunity to choose an individual menu — kosher, halal, vegan or vegetarian. There is an ATM, a coffee shop, a gift and flower shop and everything you need. Including Russian-language press and literature.

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