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Ferdinand Waldenberger

Ferdinand R. Waldenberger, MD, PhD, Assoc.Professor

General Hospital Klinikum Klagenfurt, CMO
Feschnigstrasse 1
Klagenfurt  A-9020
+43 463 538 31000
+43 664 9265318 (alternative)
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Innsbruck Medical School, 1976-1981
Innsbruck University Hospital, Residency 1981-88
Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Research Fellow, 1984/85
Innsbruck University Hospital, Cardiac Surgery, Staff 1988-92
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, PhD 1992-94
University Hopstial Charitè, Berlin Germany, 1994 - 1997
Vienna, KH Wien-Hietzing, Cardio-Vascular Center, 1997-2014
Innsbruck University, Associate Professor, 1998
General Hospital Klinikum Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria 2014 - date

Other Interests

quality management
risk management
error management
social media marketing
fly fishing
total quality management
clinical pathways
aortic root surgery
cerebral protection

Additional Educational Information

01/10/1981 - 23/03/1998

Associate Professor of Surgery (Cardiac surgery)

Innsbruck Medical School, University of Innsbruck (Medical School)

Innrain 60, 6020 Innsbruck (Austria)


01/04/1992 - 24/02/1995

Doctor of biomedical sciences

Centrum voor Experimentele Heelkunde en Anesthesiologie, Catholic University of Leuven (Medical


Minderbroederstraat 22, 3000 Leuven (Belgium)


10/05/1988 - 27/10/1998

Cardiac surgery specialist registrar

I. University Department for Surgery, Innsbruck, Austria. Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA .

Cardiale Heelkunde, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium . Department for Cardiac Surgery,

Charité Berlin, Germany. Surgical Department, Cardio-Vascular Center, KH Vienna-Hietzing, Vienna,

Austria (Cardiac surgery speciality)

1130 Innsbruck, Houston, Leuven, Berlin ,Vienna (Austria, Germany, Belgium, USA)


01/04/1981 - 09/05/1988

Surgery speciality registrar

Hospital Barmherzige Br・er, Linz; Austria . I. University Department for Surgery, Innsbruck, Austria .

Texas Heart Institute, Houston, USA (Surgery)

Linz, Innsbruck, Houston (Austria, USA)


01/10/1976 - 25/03/1981

Doctor of medicine

Innsbruck Medical School, University of Innsbruck (Medical School)

Innrain 60, 6020 Innsbruck (Austria)


01/09/1968 - 25/06/1976

Higher education entrance qualification

Gymnasium (Realistic)

Werndlpark, 4400 Steyr (Austria)