Öfner-Velano

► Dietmar Öfner-Velano, born on 18 May 1957 in Innsbruck, was appointed to the chair in Innsbruck at the beginning of 2015 by the Salzburg University Hospital. He received his education in Innsbruck under Prof. Gschnitzer, Prof. Flora and Prof. Margreiter and was deputy to Prof. Margreiter from 2003 to 2009 before being appointed to the Paracelsus Medical Private University Salzburg.

 

Curriculum vitae

 

University degrees

1983 Doctor of the entire medical science (Dr. med. univ.)

2002 Master of Advanced Studies (MAS): Health and Hospital Management 

2003 Master of Science (MSc): Health Sciences

 

Additional training, professional titles

1984 Talking therapy

1997 Instructor in Ultrasound Diagnostics (Diploma of the ÖÄK)

1998 Diploma "Clinical Investigator

2001 Job title "Academic Hospital Manager

2007 Specialist for visceral surgery

 

Main research topics

Surgical Oncology

Surgical quality and risk management (medical informatics)

 

Professional background and current position

1984 - 1990 Surgical training at the University Hospital for Surgery in Innsbruck (general, vascular and transplant surgery), the BKH Schwaz and the UKH Linz

1986 - 1991 Emergency medical services at the Christophorus 1 helicopter and jetdoctor at the Tyrolean Air Ambulance

1990 Specialist for general surgery

1994 Scientific stay at the Gerhard-Domagk-Institute for Pathology of the Westfälische Wilhelms-University Münster

1995 Awarded the right to teach as university lecturer for general surgery

2002 - 2009 Managing Senior Physician of the Clinical Department for General and Transplant Surgery Innsbruck

2004 - 2009 Deputy Director of the University Clinic for Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Innsbruck Medical University

2009 - 2015 Board of Directors of the University Clinic for Surgery of the Paracelsus Medical Private University of Salzburg 

2015 Director of the University Clinic for Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Department of Operative Medicine, Innsbruck Medical University

 

Membership & position in scientific societies and organs

Member of the Board of the Austrian Society of Surgery (ÖGC; President 2015/16)

Chairman of the Advanced Training Academy of the Austrian Society of Surgery

Full member of the German Society for Surgery (DGCH)

Full member of the German Society for General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV)

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (ACS)

Member of the Professional Association of Austrian Surgeons (BÖC)

Member of the Austrian Society for Surgical Oncology (ACO-ASSO; President 2007 - 2010)

Member of the Austrian Society for Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ÖGGH; Vice President 2015/16)

Member of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (AES)

Member of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)

Member of the International Society of Digestive Surgery (ISDS)

Member of the International Society of Surgery (ISS)

 

Teaching

1999 - 2009 Main responsible for teaching at the University Hospital for Surgery in Innsbruck, development and design of the new study regulations for medicine and dentistry of the surgical subjects with special emphasis on the portfolio learning method

2000 - 2009 Medical director in the special training courses - Nursing in the surgical area and oncology at the FH für Gesundheitsberufe Innsbruck

2004 - 2009 Coopted professorship at the Private University of Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology (UMIT) for Public Health in Clinical Applications

2009 - 2015 Coordination of the teaching of surgical subjects at the Paracelsus Private Medical University (PMU), lectures on medical examination and surgical propaedeutics

Lectures Special training in nursing in the surgical and intensive care areas at the training centre of the LKH Salzburg

2014 Chairman of the Advanced Training Academy of the Austrian Society of Surgery

2015 Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Austrian Medical Association

 

Publications (as of March 2020)

h-index (ISI Web of Science) 30

 

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