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.

Top marks for Heart and Diabetes Center

A new study evaluating approx. 2000 hospitals on the basis of quality reports and internet ratings – has brought praise for HDZ NRW employees.

Signed and sealed

Prof. Dr. med. Volker Rudolph is the new Director of the Clinic for General and Interventional Cardiology/Angiology at the Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Bad Oeynhausen.

Second birthday with new heart and lungs

Simon Kretschmar (35) is one of just five people to receive a heart-lung donation in Germany last year. So far this year, the HDZ NRW has already performed one heart-lung transplant.

Any acute foot-related problem is an emergency for a diabetic

The Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW, Bad Oeynhausen, has been a recognized Outpatient and Inpatient Foot Treatment Center for more than ten years.

A team effort: quality award for Diabetes Center

Official confirmation of its outstanding medical and nursing care for patients with metabolic diseases was received by the Diabetes Center, part of the Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRW (HDZ NRW) in Bad Oeynhausen, at the end of April.