Stefan Bertog, MD, PhD

Bertog Stefan Academic Title

Associate Professor of Medicine


Doctoral: Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
Medical School: Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Residency & Internship: Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH; Internal Medicine, Staedtische Kliniken, Frankfurt a.M., Hoescht, Germany
Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN; Cardiovascular Disease, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Clinical Titles
  • Cardiologist 
  • Interventional Cardiologist

Other Titles

Co-Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab, VA Medical Center

Hospital Privileges

Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Hennepin County Medical Center; Cardiovascular Center (Frankfurt, Germany)


Biography Summary

Dr. Stefan Bertog is the co-director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at the Minneapolis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Minnesota and a staff cardiologist at the CardioVascular Center in Frankfurt, Germany. He is board certified in Cardiology in the US and Germany and in interventional cardiology, vascular medicine, endovascular therapy, echocardiography and hypertension in the US.

He received his medical degree (MD) from the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany and doctoral degree from the Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany. After his internship in Frankfurt, Germany, he completed internal medicine residency at the Cleveland Clinic, and cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology fellowships at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Bertog has authored and co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He is associate editor of the Textbook Interventions in Structural, Valvular and Congenital Heart Disease and has been the co-director of TRENDS (conference on neurohumoral modulation) and CSI (Congenital, Structural and Valvular Interventions) and invited to present research or lectures in Asia, Europe and in the US.

Awards and Recognition Received

Nominee: Clinical Excellence Award, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis (2007)

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Fellow of European Society of Cardiology; Member of European Society of Hypertension; Member of American Society of Hypertension; Fellow of Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions; Fellow of American College of Physicians

Clinical Interests

Coronary Angiography and Intervention; Peripheral Vascular Disease; Device-based Treatment of Resistant Hypertension and Structural Cardiac Interventions including Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement, Left Atrial Appendage and Patent Foramen Ovale Closure