Welcome to the Department of Cardiac Surgery

Department of Cardiac Surgery

Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. Michael Weyand

The Department of Cardiac Surgery at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen is dedicated to providing the safest, state-of-the-art, highest-quality, and the most innovative surgery for our patients.

Our surgeons are on the leading edge of treating cardiovascular and cardiothoracic conditions using the latest innovations and techniques in heart surgery. In addition to coronary bypass surgery (CABG), our surgeons specialize in highly complex and innovative procedures to correct valvular heart disease, aortic surgery, transcatheter valve procedures, and mechanical assistance/ cardiac transplant for heart failure.