Astrid Heger

  • Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Keck School of Medicine of USC
  • Executive Director, Violence Intervention Program, Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center
Office: (323) 226-3961

Expertise Summary

Expert in real estate, including mortgage finance, urban growth, and land development economics


  • 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


  • Spanish
  • French
  • German

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