Department Head: Jacek Pająk, MD. Ph.D.

Head Nurse: Registered Nurse Katarzyna Peter

Secretary’s office of the Department: (32) 207 18 93

email: kardiochirurgia@gczd.katowice.pl

Number of beds: 13, including 5 beds for children before and after cardiac surgical procedures and 8 beds for patients who are subject to intensive postoperative supervision”

Floor: 1

 

Department team:

The patients are under the care of an experienced team of nurses, 2 cardiac anaesthesiologists and intensive therapists and 4 specialists in cardiac surgery.

 

Scope of activity:

Over 200 cardiac surgical procedures at children with congenital heart diseases are performed in the department on an annual basis. The scope of the conducted procedures covers all congenital heart diseases led by hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The overwhelming number of procedures is performed in the case of complex heart diseases. The cardiac surgical activity is supported by an experienced team of paediatric cardiologists. The department team shares its experience with other institutions in Poland and abroad. The team also organises cardiac surgical trainings in Kazakhstan.