University Hospital Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda

Healthcare provider: The Hospital Universitario Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda (HPH) is a NHS public university hospital located in Madrid that is designated National Reference Center (CSUR) for Inherited Cardiac Diseases by the Spanish Ministry of Health. The CSUR designation implies that the center fulfils strict activity criteria subject to annual audit. Moreover, a national recertification process is conducted every 5 years. HPH is a hospital highly specialized in transplants and complex procedures. HPH is the leading heart transplant center in Spain with >900 heart transplant performed since 1984 and is also one of the 2 centers in Spain that perform Heart-Lung combined transplants. HPH also has the largest left ventrikel assist device (LVAD) program in the country.

Centre for rare and complex heart diseases: The Inherited cardiac diseases uit of HPH is a high-volume centre that covers all aspects of care related to inherited cardiac disorders as it has advanced cardiac imaging facilities, an specialized electrophysiological unit, 2 cath labs with high experience performing biopsies/ASA, cardiac surgery department, heart transplant/LVAD programs, cardiac pathology specialists, molecular genetics lab with Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology and pediatric cardiac specialists.

Dr. Pablo García Pavía is a cardiologist and the representative member of the University Hospital Puerta de Hierro Majadahonda in ERN GUARD-HEART.