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The Silesian Centre for Heart Diseases in Zabrze is an important, highly-specialized clinical and scientific centre, affiliated with Medical University of Silesia, specializing in diagnostic and treatment of heart, lung and vascular diseases in children and adults.
Our Center welcomed its first patient in 1984. Since then, thousands of patients entered Center’s doors, convinced that the place has enormous potential and experience to treat the heart disease . Such believe one can only have when the past determines the present. The Center’s history may be not be long, yet it is fulfilled with exceptional achievements - both medical and scientific.
In 1987, as the first centre in Poland, the hospital introduced a permanent 24-hour interventional service for myocardial infarction. As a pioneer in Poland, the Center initiated the heart and lung transplantation program as well as the mechanical circulatory support program. We run also the greatest in Poland minimally invasive cardiac program.
Silesian Center is a modern European hospital, where our internationally recognized know-how, patient oriented service meet the state-of-art-technology.  Located since 2011 in 2 hospital buildings, SCCS includes following well-organized clinical wards:
- adult and pediatric cardiology
- cardiac surgery and transplantation
- mechanical circulatory support
- vascular surgery
Our facilities include:
- 5 modern operating rooms, designed using cutting-edge technology, of which 1 is hybrid
- 7 cardiovascular intervention labs, of which 2 electrophysiology and electrotherapy labs
The Center has 278 beds, of which 112 are fully-monitored ICU beds.
Every year, Silesian Center admits approx. 15,000 patients from all Poland and abroad.
The hospital offers a full profile of cardiological procedures, both diagnostic and therapeutic, as well as all types of cardiac surgical procedures currently available in the world.

Our highly qualified medical staff and guarantee the best possible treatment, professional care and rehabilitation during hospitalization. In our patient-oriented environment we always puts the patient first.