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Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Leber, FESC


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Language Spoken: German, English, French


Prof. Dr. med. Alexander Leber is a medical specialist in internal medicine and cardiology with an impressive academic career. He studied at various renowned universities, including Erlangen, Rennes and Cape Town. His professional journey has taken him to the Klinikum Großhadern of the LMU Munich, the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and the Klinikum Bogenhausen, among others.

Prof. Dr. Leber is a recognized expert in non-invasive imaging with CT and MRI as well as in image-guided therapy procedures for heart diseases. He has authored over 300 abstracts and original papers that have received international awards and have been frequently cited.



  • German Society of Cardiology (DGK)
  • German Society for Internal Medicine (DGIM)
  • German Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM)
  • German Medical Society for Acupuncture (Dägfa)
  • Speaker of the working group for cardio CT of the German Society of Cardiology


  • 1998 Medical Degree (Human Medicine) - Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU), Rennes and Cape Town
  • 2007 Habilitation
  • 2014 Appointment as APL Professor in Internal Medicine at the LMU Munich


  • Cardiac catheterization and stent treatment via the wrist
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Computed tomography (CT)
  • Echocardiography / cardiac echo
  • Cardiac complaints
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiac arrhythmia
  • Cardiac insufficiency / heart failure
  • MRI cardio / heart
  • MRI with pacemaker
  • Chest pain
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Minimally invasive valve therapy
  • Closure of ASD and PFO


  • 1998 - 2008 Chief Physician - University Hospital Großhadern - Clinic for Cardiology
  • 2004 - 2005 Research Associate - Mount Sinai Hospital - New York City, USA - Cardiology
  • 2008 - 2009 Management activity as Director for the European Cardiology Segment at Siemens AG
  • Chief physician for interventional cardiology at the Heart Center of Bogenhausen Hospital
  • 2011 - 2013 Associate Professor and Medical Director (ÄD) - University of Toronto - St George Campus - Canada - Centre for Cardiac imaging and Intervention, Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
  • Since 2013 Medical Director (ÄD) - Isar Kliniken GmbH - Munich - Clinic for Cardiology