Nico Merkle

Dr. med. Nico Merkle

Specialist for internal medicine, Cardiologist

'Modern imaging of the heart. Latest technology and close interdisciplinary cooperation are the key.'

Curriculum vitae

Since 2011 · Head of cardiac imaging section (Teilgemeinschaftspraxis Herzbildgebung)

2005 – 2011 · Head of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging, University Hospital Ulm, Department of Internal Medicine II, Cardiology

2002 – 2011 · Specialist training, University Hospital Ulm, Department of Internal Medicine II, Cardiology

2000 – 2002 · Internship, Langenau Hospital, Clinic for Trauma Surgery

Professional qualification

2010 · Board certified Cardiologist

2009 · Board certified as specialist for internal medicine

2008 · Doctorate in medicine

2000 · Approbation

1992 – 2000 · Study of human medicine, University of Ulm

Additional qualifications

  • Additional qualification in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging from DKG
  • Additional training in Magnetic Resonance Imaging - subject related of the ÄKB


  • German Society of Cardiology (DKG)
  • Working Group Magnetic Resonance Methods in Cardiology
  • Society for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (SCMR)


  • Over 30 original peer-reviewed works
  • Numerous scientific lectures and book contributions as author and co-editor
  • Expert opinions in professional journals (e.g. Int J CardioVasc Imag, J Magn Reson Imaging)



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