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Robert C. Stern, MD, FACP

Anatomic Pathologist

Board Certifications

Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, Internal Medicine


Austin Pathology


Austin Pathology Associates, a Sonic Healthcare anatomic pathology practice is privileged to include Robert Charles Stern, M.D., F.A.C.P., as a member of our medical staff. Serving APA since 2000, Dr. Stern has extensive hospital and professional experience with an impressive academic background.

Dr. Stern graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. He received his medical degree (with highest honors) from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas.

He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He went on to complete his Anatomic and Clinical Pathology residency at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Subsequently, he went on to serve as Chief Resident there from 1999 to 2000.

He currently holds full medical licensure in the states of Texas and North Carolina and is board certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AC/CP). He is also board-certified in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Stern is affiliated with ten hospitals in Texas including Heart Hospital, St. David’s Georgetown Hospital, North Austin Medical Center, and South Austin Medical Center. He is currently the Chairman of the Infectious Disease Prevention Committee at St. David’s Georgetown.

Dr. Stern has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed journals, books, and academic abstracts. He has extensive professional and hospital experience. Dr. Stern has served in a number of leadership positions including committee and task force experience.

He is a member of six medical professional organizations including the American Society of Clinical Pathology, the College of American Pathologists, and the American College of Physicians.


Southwestern University (BA), Georgetown, TX (Summa Cum Laude)
University of Texas (MD), Galveston, TX (Summa Cum Laude, Alpha Omega Alpha)

Postgraduate Training

Internal Medicine Residency, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Anatomic & Clinical Pathology Residency (Chief Resident), Duke University, Durham, NC