Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz Wykypiel

Staff

Senior physician; responsible for internal communication, mentor

E-mail
heinz.wykypiel@tirol-kliniken.at
Nationality
Austria

University Degree(s)

1992
Doctor of Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
1992
Doctor of holistic medicine (Dr. med. univ.), Leopold-Franzens-University Innsbruck
2016
Academic Expert for Healthcare Management

Professional Development

1985
School leaving examination (“Matura”), Akademisches Gymnasium Angerzellgasse Innsbruck
1993
1998
Residency in General Surgery (KH Mittersill, KH Zell am See, LKH Salzburg, University of Innsbruck (II.Chirurgie))
1998
Board Certification in General Surgery (Facharzt für Chirurgie)
1999
Emergency doctor's diploma
2002
2010
Transplant Surgery
2007
Board Certification in Visceral Surgery
2008
Habilitation: The surgical therapy of gastroesophageal reflux disease
2011
Board Certification in Thoracic Surgery
2013
2015
Academic Expert in Healthcare Management
2011
Specialist thoracic surgeon
2014
2015
University course "Management in Healthcare/Healthcare Management - Academic Expert", Danube University Krems
2015
MBA Health Care Management, Donau University Krems

Additional Training, additional Professional Title

2003
FAA Aeromedical Examiner
2009
JAA/EASA Aeromedical Examiner
2016
Healthcare Management - Academic Expert, Danube University Krems

Teaching

1989
1993
Demonstrator Institute of Anatomy, Innsbruck
1996
1997
Lecture on General Surgery, Nursery school, Zell am See
1997
2016
Tutor in General Surgery for Medical Students
1997
2005
Ultrasound for medical students, Lectures and practical training
2000
2016
Trainer in Surgery for surgical Assistents and Training in Advanced Surgical Techniques for specialists in Surgery
2009
2014
Lecture on General Surgery for Physiotherapists
Decades of teaching activities: Demonstrator in anatomy, surgery lessons at the Nursing School Zell am See, surgery for physiotherapists (AZW-Innsbruck), ultrasound lecture, ultrasound practical courses, supervision of KPJ, supervision of surgical practical courses, main surgical lecture, training of medical specialists and their further education

Clinical focus

Upper-GI Esophagus and Bariatric (Metabolic) Surgery
Upper gastrointestinal tract
Minimally invasive surgery
Surgical Oncology
Oncological surgery
Thoracic surgery

Research Emphasis

Functional disorders in Upper-GI
Oesophagus

Position & membership in Scientific Societies

European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)
Austrian Society of Surgery (ÖGC)
German Society for Surgery (DGCH)
Professional Association of Austrian Surgeons (BÖC)
Austrian Society for Obesity Surgery
Austrian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ÖGUM)
Austrian Academy for Aviation Medicine
Österreichische Gesellschaft für Luftfahrtmedizin
Working Group for Minimally Invasive Surgery of the ÖGC (AMIC)
Tyrolean Oncology Working Group (TAKO)
Austrian Society for Surgical Oncology (ACO-ASSO)
Austrian Society for Robotic Surgery

Publications

42 ISI Web of Science-listed original papers
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