Astrid Heger

Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Executive Director, Violence Intervention Program, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center


  • child abuse and neglect
  • evaluation and treatment of (child and adult) victims of domestic violence and sexual assault
  • family violence
  • adolescent violence
  • violence intervention
  • children in foster care
  • sexual assault

Additional Information

      Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics


      Co-editor of Evaluation of the Sexually Abused Child (1992)


      Chair, Peer Review Committee, Southern California Medical Examiners


      Recipient of Crime Victim Service Award from U.S. Department of Justice (1997), Governor’s Award for Service to Victims of Crime (2001), Humanism in Medicine Award from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey (2000) and Kaiser Permanente Excellence in Teaching Award for the Clinical Sciences (2000)


    Listed in latest edition of The Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region


  • Spanish
  • French
  • German

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