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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainald Seitelberger

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rainald Seitelberger

PERSONAL

Date of birth April 15, 1958
Place of birth Vienna, Austria

EDUCATION

1976-1981 Medical School at the University Vienna, Vienna, Austria
1981 MD, University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING, PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1981-1984   Research Assistant at the Department of Pharmacology, University Vienna

1984-1985   Fellowship of the Max Kade Foundation, New York und Research Assistant at the University of California, San Diego; Seaweed Canyon Laboratory for Cardiovascular Physiology

1985-1990 Surgical Resident at the II. Department of Surgery, University Vienna

1989-1990 Senior Fellow and Chief Resident of the Cardiac Transplant Service at the II. Dept. of Surgery, University Vienna

1991-1993 Staff Surgeon at the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Albert Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany

1993 Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Freiburg, Germany

1993-2011 Staff Surgeon at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Vienna, AKH-Vienna

1994 Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University Vienna

08-09/1994 Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Dr. S. Fakeeh Hospital, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

04-05/1997 Visiting Professor of Surgery at the Cardiac Center in Temesvar, Romania

1997 Associate Professor of Surgery, University Vienna

1999-2000 University Management Course for Medical Professionals at the University of Salzburg, Austria

05/06 2001 Visiting Professor of Surgery at the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt

07/2008 Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Hawler Medical Center, Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq

06/2009 Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Hawler Medical Center, Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq

since 09/2011 Head of the Department of Cardiac Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

06/2012 Visiting Professor of Cardiac Surgery at the Bejing Anzhen Hospital, Department Cardiac Surgery, Bejing, China

09/2013 Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Azadi Medical Center, Dohuk, Kurdistan, Iraq

LICENSURE, SPECIAL BOARDS

1990 General Surgery, Austria
1993 General Surgery, Germany
1994 Vascular Surgery, Austria
1997 Cardiac Surgery, Austria
2000 Thoracic Surgery, Austria

AWARDS AND HONORS

1987 OUTSTANDING INVESTIGATOR AWARD at the 2nd International Symposium on Cardiovascular Pharmacology in San Francisco, USA

1991 AUSTRIAN CARDIOLOGY AWARD 1991

1991 SANDOZ-SCIENTIFIC AWARD FOR PHYSICIANS, 1991

1992 HANCOCK-EDITION-AWARD 1992 at the Joint Meeting of Cardiothoracic Surgery of Germany, Austria and Switzerland

1992 DOS SANTOS PRICE 1992 at the 41. International Congress of the European Society of Cardiovascular Surgery in Montpellier, France

1993 SCIENTIFIC AWARD OF  THE  KARDINAL  INNITZER  STUDIENFONDS FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH in Vienna, Austria

2017 INNOVATION AWARD OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF CARDIOTHORACIC SURGERY in Vienna, Austria

SPECIFIC SURGICAL ACHIEVMENTS

1992 First Heart Transplant at the Dept. Cardiovascular Surgery, University Freiburg, Germany

1995 World wide first Transmyocardial Laser Revascularisation with a Holmium – YAG

1997 First implantation of the Medtronic Mosaic Bioprostheses in Austria

1998 World wide first clinical use of the pneumatically driven, pulsatile, biventricular assist device of Cardio Technologies, Inc.

1999 Development and first clinical experience of a new surgical technique for mitral valve reconstruction: triangular plication of the anterior mitral valve leaflet
(Triangular plication of the anterior mitral leaflet: a new operative technique.
Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 78:e36-7)

2001 First combined MAZE–surgery for treatment of atrial fibrillation in Austria using the
Microvave ablation device

2002 First European implantation of the newly designed Edwards MC3 Tricuspid Annuloplasty System

2003 World wide first clinical use of the Epicor Ultra-MAZE device for the treatment of patients with chronic atrial fibrillation

2006 First minimalinvasive aortic valve implantation via right-lateral thoracotomy in Austria

2007 First minimalinvasive epicardial MAZE-Operation via bilateral minithoracotomy in Austria using the Medtronic Gemini-Bipolar System

2010 Worldwide first combined surgical correction of a pulmonary artery aneurysm using a homograft and simultaneous correction of a funnel chest

2012 First simultaneous surgical correction of an ascending aortic aneurysma plus aortic valve reconstruction using the Yacoub-Lansac operation in Austria

2014 Worldwide first implantation of the SORIN CROWN biological aortic valve

 

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