Rajaie Cardiovascular, Medical and Research Center is one of the largest specialist and subspecialist centers in the Middle East. The Center was inaugurated in 1973 in an area of 11 hectares and initial capacity of 40 beds. Forty years on, the Center now ranks among the most prestigious cardiovascular centers in the region.
The Center currently features a total of 601 beds, comprised of 93 CCU beds, 59 Cardiac Surgery ICU beds, 58 Post-CCU beds, 42 Post-ICU beds, 12 Medical ICU beds, 113 Adult Cardiac Ward beds, 90 Pediatric Ward beds, 87 Cardiovascular Surgery Ward beds, 11 Diplomat Ward beds, 32 VIP Ward beds, and 22 Emergency Ward CCU beds.
The Center also boasts a 13-bed Emergency Ward, 13 Operating Rooms, a 5-room Adult Interventional Catheterization Laboratory, a 2-room Adult Interventional Catheterization Laboratory, and a 4-room Electrophysiology Study Ward. On average and on a daily basis, there are 70 hospitalizations, 20 surgical operations, 80 Catheterization Laboratory procedures, and 40 Electrophysiology procedures in the Center.
The Center’s paraclinical wards include Adult Echocardiography, Pediatric Echocardiography, Holter Monitoring, Exercise Test, Radiology, Sonography, Laboratory, Nuclear Medicine, CT Scan, MRI, CT Angiography, Endoscopy, Recto-colonoscopy, Spirometry, Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy, and Neuroelectrodiagnosis. These paraclinical wards serve approximately 700 inpatients daily.
The Center currently enjoys the services of over 1700 staff members, 92 full-time medical faculty members, and 169 residents, specialist fellows, and subspecialist fellows in various cardiovascular disciplines.
The Center has recently been awarded the title “Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Medicine” by the Iranian Ministry of Health and Higher Education in recognition of the state-of-the-art equipment and cutting-edge treatment modalities which the Center offers through its highly qualified medical and non-medical personnel.