Complementary treatment or consultation
Especially patients with complex forms of heart failure can benefit from a complementary treatment by our specialized outpatient heart failure clinic. Especially because of the interdisciplinary team working within the university hospital and in our outpatient heart failure clinic it is possible, to plan and perform specialized and patient-centred diagnostics and therapy.
Also, it is possible to identify suitable study participants and allowing them participation.
General information for patient referral
Please hand out a referral slip to your patients and make sure, he brings his health insurance card with him. Before the first presentation in our heart failure outpatient clinic it is helpful, to provide us with all the medical records and current results from the patient.
You can send all the medical documents to:
Deutsches Zentrum für Herzinsuffizienz (DZHI)
Am Schwarzenberg 15, Haus A 15
It is also possible to send the documents via fax: +49 931 201-646303
In case of urgency
If your patient needs an urgent appointment, we would kindly ask you, to contact us directly and we can plan a short-term visit in our outpatient clinic. Please understand, we are no emergency department.
Medical appointment allocation
Appointments for our
- Outpatient heart failure clinic
- General cardiology outpatient clinic
- Amyloidosis consultation
- Cardiovascular genetics specialized consultation
- Terminal heart failure patients
Can be made via our secretary: Monday to Thursday from 8 am until 4.30 pm and Fridays from 8 am until 3 pm. Phone: +49 931 201 46301
More detailed information about our outpatient clinics and an overview on our specialized consultations within the CHFC can be found here.
In case of further questions please feel free to contact directly our Senior Clinician Scientists (office: +49 931 201-46301 or via Email: dzhi@). ukw.de
Participation in clinical studies
The CHFC offers the possibility, to actively take part in ongoing clinical trials within the interest of heart failure. There are drug trials as well as observational studies.
Training program for qualified medical staff
For handling and managing patients with heart failure in cardiology or general practice the CHFC offers a number of different training programs for qualified medical staff.