Foreign assignments

University Hospital, Salvador/Brazil, from march, 1993: General -, emergency -, accident surgery
1994: ‘Lorenz Böhler’ Trauma Hospital, Vienna, Austria
1995: Pathology Department, ‘Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung’ Hospital, Vienna, Austria
1996: Surgery Department, ‘SMZ Floridsdorf’ Hospital, Vienna, Austria;
emphasis on abdominal surgery, laparoscopic surgery, endoscopic methods, ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography), varicosity surgery.
April – September, 2000: Surgery Department, ‘AKH’ General Hospital, Vienna, Austria;
emphasis on mamma -, pancreas – and liver surgery, vascular surgery

Membership

· Österreichische Gesellschaft für Chirurgie (Austrian society for surgery)
· Arbeitsgemeinschaft chirurgische Onkologie (Association of oncology surgeons)
· Berufsverband österreichischer Chirurgen (Association of Austrian surgeons)
· Österreichische Ärztekammer (Austrian chamber of physicians)
· Brasilianische Ärztekammer (Brazilian chamber of physicians)
· International Forum for Minisurgery of Varicose Veins
· Österreichisches Institut für Entwicklungsfragen, VIDC (Austrian institute for development affairs)
· Ärzte ohne Grenzen (Physicians without frontiers)
· Österreichische Gesellschaft für operative Dermatologie (Austrian society for surgical dermatology)
· American College of Phlebology

Scientific work and publication

Volkmann’s contraction of the inner muscular system of the hand
Treatment of complicated colondiverticulitis
Retrospective analysis of herniotomy
Minisurgical treatment of varicosity
Postoperative course of critical patients
Retrospective analysis of vascular surgery interventions
CAMPTO study
Dermaforum
Complication management in aortal stents

Presentations

Van Swieten Congress, Vienna, 2001
Society of Greek physicians
Aesthetica 2002
International forum for microsurgery of the veins, Frankfurt, 2002
Lecture and “Hands on Training” lymph, Düsseldorf, 2002
American College of Phlebology, Fort Lauderdale, Fla, November 2002
Austrian surgeons congress 2003, Bregenz
UIP World Congress 2003, San Diego, Ca
Aesthetica 2003
Congress participation

Austrian society for surgery, 1995
Austrian society for surgery, 1998
German society for surgery, Berlin, 1998
Austrian society for plastic surgery, 1998
German society for surgery, Munich, 1999
German society for surgery, Berlin, 2000
International Cancer Congress, Rio de Janeiro, 1998
ACO meeting, Johannes Gutenberg-University, Mainz, 1998
American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, 1999
European Council of Coloproctology, Munich, 1999
Nordbayrisches Gefäßforum (North-Bavarian vessel forum), Nuremberg, 1999
Venalpina, Schruns, 2000
Vascular surgery live, Frankfurt, 2000
German society for surgery, Berlin, 2000
Austrian society for surgery, Graz,2001
German society for endoscopy, Munich, 2001
Inernational Forum for Venous Microsurgery, Frankfurt, 2001
International Congress of Phlebology, Rome, 2001
Annual meeting of the Austrian society for phlebology, Vienna, 2001
Van Swieten-Congress, Vienna, 2001
International Forum for Venous Microsurgery, Frankfurt, 2002
Lymphe 2002, Düsseldorf
German society for surgery, Berlin, 2002
Austrian society for surgery, Vienna, 2002
Minimal surgery of the veins, Van Swieten-Congress, Vienna, 2001
Minimal surgery of the veins, society of Greek physicians
Aesthetica 2002
International Forum for Venous Microsurgery, Frankfurt, 2003
Lymphe 2002, Düsseldorf
American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, 2002
American College of Phlebology, Fort Lauderdale, Fla, November 2002
Austrian surgeons congress 2003, Bregenz
UIP World Congress 2003, San Diego, Ca
Aesthetica 2003

Hospital OJTs

Prof. Varady, MD, Frankfurt special clinic for leg disease treatment
Prof. N. Soehendra, Therapeutic endoscopy, university clinic, Hamburg
Dr Amid, Lichtenstein Hernia Institute, Los Angeles, Ca
Prof. Murray Brennan, Memorial Sloan Catering Cancer Center, NYC
Prof. Neil Sadick, Cornell University, NYC

Courses

ESI, European Surgical Institute, Hamburg, 1997
ESI, European Surgical Institute, Hamburg, 1998
EASIE Training, endoscopic intervention, Prof. Dr Schöfl, Vienna university
Ultrasound examination of peripheral veins, Venalpina 2000
Ultrasound examination of peripheral veins, Venenchirurgie live 2000
ESIPD, Endoscopic ligation of perforating veins, LKH Bregenz hospital, 2000
Tumescent Anaesthesia, Darmstadt, 2000
Use/using/application of botulinus, Graz
ERCP, Munich
Endoscopic intervention, Vienna
Endo Live, Salzburg, 2002 and 2003

Symposia

Proctologic diagnostics and therapy, Prof. Dr. Schiessel
Gastroenterology, Prof. Dr. Gangl
Radiology in the retroperitoneal space, Prof. Dr. Schreyer
NSAR Gastroenteropathy, Hamburg
Liver surgery, Austrian society for surgery
Austrian Breast Cancer Study
Illnesses in the right-sided hypogastric region, Austrian society for surgery
Adiposis surgery, Austrian society for surgery
Regular meetings with the Cancer Club, AKH hospital, Vienna
Regular participation in the Kotscher radiology education
Regular participation at meetings of the society of physicians
Surgical endocrinology, Austrian society for surgery
Surgery and diabetes, Society of surgeons
Diagnostics of leg veins, Univ.lect. Baldt
Chronic venous insufficiency, Prof. Dr. Partsch
Mammary carcinoma, ACO meeting, Salzburg
Vessel surgery – new aspects, Prof. Dr. Polterauer
Colorectal hepatic metastases, Vienna, 2001