Consultation is essential and usually ultrasound of the heart (cardiac echocardiogram), resting ECG and treadmill test are required to have a comprehensive status of the heart. Also other tests might be needed.
Yes. All doctors are either Germans or Swiss.
Most German Heart Centre physicians are either owners and associates or employees of the clinic. They do, however, rotate to a certain degree through their German centre in order to keep up with the high standards of care provided in Germany.
All the doctors are cardiology specialists on the consultant level with many years of clinical experience in first-rate cardiology centres. No beginners are employed at GHCB. However, each specialist has his or her own field of special interests, like in interventional procedures, Coronary CT Angiography or Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
X ray procedures are performed at partner institutions. However, the German Heart Centre specialists will read the images personally.
Coronary Calcium Scan is performed with Computer Tomography (CT). The test can be arranged and scheduled through GHCB, and the images will be personally reviewed by our physicians later.
Interventions like coronary angiography are done next door by our own German Heart Centre interventional specialists.
Yes. All the physicians are privileged with admission rights and patients can be treated and taken care of by physicians.
German Heart Centre is an outpatient cardiac centre mainly focused on adult patients. Children at school age are accepted at the clinic.
Patients should contact their insurance provider to find out what procedures are covered depending of the insurance coverage.
No. It is recommended to provide us the complaint and the insurance card copy so we can proceed and get the approval prior the appointment. This approval process will take one to two days. If this is not possible, we can contact the insurance in order to receive approval but in this case we cannot guarantee the immediate approval, and the patient might be requested to come back.
This is a written document from an insurance company stating which procedures will be covered. If German Heart Centre has direct billing agreement with insurance company, GOP is not deeded.
Different insurances have different networks, and this is indicated on your insurance card. German Heart Centre accepts different networks, which you can check on our webpage, and you should also confirm with your insurance provider, if your network cover a cardiac check-up.
Usually not. Please check with your insurance prior to the appointment.
If we do not have direct billing with your insurance company, we will provide a claim form you have to submit to your insurance in order to claim back the money.
To prevent this kind of situation, it is recommended to confirm with the insurance company their reimbursement policy.
Please contact your insurance before to find out, if you will be reimbursed or if they provide you with Guarantee of Payment. We provide a medical report and the original bill that you need when claiming money back later.
Usually patients with acute pain in need or urgent investigations will be automatically approved, and we shall contact the insurance company to receive the immediate pre-approval.
Generally all the procedures can be done within one hour.
If any cholesterol blood test is required, patients shall be fasting minimum of six hours. This is required to get accurate results. Patients can always come back the next morning for blood test if needed.
All related documents and medical reports regarding your condition are important as well as the list of medications. It is recommended to bring gym wear including running shoes for the treadmill test. Also, it saves a lot of time, if the patient provides personal information making an online appointment.
Yes. We provide towels and shower facility with hygiene products.
Yes, depending on the work. It is advised that patients shall continue their normal life during monitoring. In that way we can find out the deviations of the heart rhythm.
German Heart Centre is located in Dubai Healthcare City close to Wafi Mall, right next to the Mediclinic City Hospital. Just follow- the signs for Mediclinic City Hospital, our building is the one on the right side before you reach the hospital.
Schedule an appointment for your preferred date and time through our online registration.
You will be receiving an e-mail from the clinic confirming your appointment within a maximum of 48 hours.
Consult our calendar to find the dates on which our doctors are available!