Prof. Dr. med. Heiko Stern


  • Pediatric and adolescent medicine, pediatric cardiology, neonatology
  • Prof. Stern is married with five kids - four girls and a boy. He is an avid sailor, loves skiing, the mountains, literature and good wine

University Study and Training

  • 1974 at the University of Mainz
  • 1981 medical license
  • 1984 doctorate in human medicine
  • 1992 habilitation at the medical faculty, TU Munich


  • 1991 specialist in pediatrics in Hamburg
  • 1992 additional qualifications in pediatrics and neonatology

Further Training

  • 2008 qualified as a doctor for adults with congenital heart defects (ACHD)


  • 1981–1984 internal cardiology at Mainz University Hospital (II. Med. Cl.) and the Medical Clinic (city center) of the LMU Munich
  • 1985–1987 and 1991 - 1993 resident physician at the German Heart Center Munich, pediatric cardiology pediatric cardiology
  • 1987–1991 general pediatric training at the Pediatric Clinic, TU Munich
  • Since 1989 continuous scientific research in the field of magnetic resonance imaging in connection with congenital heart defects
  • 1994 Senior Registrar am Brompton Hospital London, Dpt. Pediatric Cardiology
  • 1994–1998 Ltd. Chief resident of the Pediatric Cardiology Department, Hamburg Eppendorf
  • Since 1994 lectureship in pediatric cardiology at the medical faculty of the University of Hamburg
  • Since 1998 medical practice Schwerpunktpraxis für Kinderkardiologie in Gauting associated practice for adults with congenital heart defects in Starnberg, since 2007 practice Prof. Frey
  • Since 1999 founder and senior member of the research group on magnetic resonance imaging at the clinic for congenital heart defects at the German Heart Center, Munich