22457 Hamburg, Germany
Our team offers comprehensive and highly specialized care of seriously ill heart failure patients with the aim of achieving a good quality of life at home and at work.
Your benefits range from receiving a cardiac device such as a pacemaker or defibrillator to receiving cardiac resynchronization treatment (CRT) or implantation of an artificial heart (LVAD – left ventricular assist device). In 2018, the Albertinen Heart and Vascular Center located at the Albertinen Hospital was certified as Hamburg's first "National Heart Failure Unit Center".
Prof. Herbert Nägele, M.D. has been Head of the Department of Heart Failure and Device Therapy, Albertinen Cardiovascular Center, since 2014. As a specialist in internal medicine, he received his doctorate in cardiology and trained in cardiovascular preventive medicine. In addition, he trained in the areas of heart failure and special rhythmology – active implants. A personal authorization of the health insurance association entitles him to care for heart failure and heart transplant patients.