Diabetes: a cause of heart failure

High level of expertise: American Diabetes Association (ADA) cites Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW (HDZ NRW) Bad Oeynhausen as exemplary.



Certification as a mitral valve center

Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, is awarded quality certificate by German Cardiac Society (DGK).

Acceptance for European further training program

HDZ NRW receives certificate of accreditation from the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology – as one of only very few German centers.


The Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW has employed nurses from the Philippines for the first time

Lowest-radiation cardiac catheter laboratory spares patients and staff

The Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW invests €1 m in new technology

Hope for patients with complex heart valve diseases

Cardiologists at the Herz und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, now perform a new cardiac catheter procedure for mitral valve reconstruction.

Straight to the heart – one organ, many specializations

A second Chair of Electrophysiology/Rhythmology is now established in Germany: Prof. Dr. Philipp Sommer has been officially appointed by the Ruhr-University of Bochum. The cardiac specialist comes from the Heart Center Leipzig and brings with him a wealth of experience.

Ruhr-University appoints next HDZ NRW cardiologist

Als Spezialist für besonders strahlungsarme Verfahren bei minimalinvasiven Eingriffen wird Prof. Dr. med. Philipp Sommer zum 1. November 2018 Direktor der Klinik für Elektrophysiologie/Rhythmologie am Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Bad Oeynhausen.


Amir and his mysterious heart

Senior Physician Dr. Majed Kanaan (l.) and Prof. Dr. Deniz Kececioglu (r.) solve the mystery of an extremely rare malformation of the heart – and are able to help 15-year-old Amir (m.).

Award: 5 stars for Diabetes Center

With immediate effect, a new award can be seen hanging in pride of place at the entrance to the Diabetes Center in the Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW (HDZ NRW), Bad Oeynhausen.