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Prof. Dr. Heiko Stern


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Prof. Dr. med. Heiko Stern is a highly experienced doctor specializing in pediatric cardiology, child and adolescent medicine, adult congenital heart defects, and neonatology. With over 42 years of experience, he has established himself as a leading expert in his field.

Dr. Stern has an impressive academic background, including a Ph.D. in human medicine and habilitation at the Medical Faculty of the Technical University of Munich. He has worked at renowned institutions such as the German Heart Center in Munich and the Brompton Hospital in London.

Dr. Stern currently practices at the M1 Private Clinic in Munich, where he is a part of the Department of pediatric cardiology. His expertise and dedication make him an excellent choice for patients seeking specialized care for pediatric heart conditions.


  • Additional qualification - Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CMR) Level III in 2015


  • Member of the German Society for Pediatric Cardiology
  • Member of the Association for European Pediatric and Obstetric Cardiology


  • 1981 - 1984 Internal cardiology at the University Hospital Mainz (II. Med. Kl.) and Med.Klinik Innenstadt of the LMU Munich
  • 1985 - 1987 Resident at the German Heart Center Munich, Pediatric Cardiology
  • 1987 - 1991 General pediatric training at the Children's Hospital of the TU Munich
  • 1991 - 1993 Resident at the German Heart Center Munich, Pediatric Cardiology
  • Since 1989 continuous scientific work in the field of magnetic resonance imaging for congenital heart defects
  • 1994 Senior registrar at Brompton Hospital London, Department of Pediatric Cardiology
  • 1994 - 1998 Chief Physician at the Pediatric Cardiology Department of the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf
  • Since 1994 Lecturer in Pediatric Cardiology at the Medical Faculty of the University of Hamburg
  • Since 1998 Establishment in specialist practice for pediatric cardiology in Gauting Branch practice for adults with congenital heart defects in Starnberg, Prof. Frey's practice since 2007
  • Since 1999 Founder and senior member of the MRI working group at the Clinic for Congenital Heart Defects at the German Heart Center Munich
  • Since 2007 Private practice for pediatric cardiology, M1 Private Clinic Munich


  • 1974 Medical studies at the University of Mainz
  • 1981 License to practice medicine
  • 1984 Doctorate in human medicine
  • 1991 Specialist in pediatrics in Hamburg
  • 1992 Habilitation at the Medical Faculty of the TU Munich
  • 1992 Pediatric cardiology and neonatology subspecialty designations
  • 2008 Qualification as EMAH physician (adults with congenital heart defects)


  • Treatment of congenital or acquired diseases of the heart and cardiovascular system
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Chest pain
  • Inflammatory heart diseases