Expert*innen

The heads of our departments are primarily tenured professors or proven experts in their fields at the Medical University of Graz who pool their scientific competence in studies, research and patient care. Their statements provide insight into the specializations of their departments.

Andreas Wedrich

Andreas Wedrich, Ophthalmology

"The basis for our daily business is our jointly formulated motto: We, the Department of Ophthalmology team, think and act for one another in patient care, education and research at the highest level possible."

Peter Schlenke

Peter Schlenke, Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine

"We are proactively involved as scientists and partners in the development and expansion of certain research areas especially in the field of transplantation medicine and regenerative medicine."

Peter Wolf

Peter Wolf, Dermatology and Venereology

"26 special outpatient clinics and consultations for skin, hair and nails, education and research at the clinic and translational work in the lab: this all requires a diversified and thoroughly motivated team like the one here in Graz at the Department of Dermatology and Venereology."

Holger Till

Holger Till, Paediatric and Adolescent Surgery

"Children have entirely different needs than adults! That is why they deserve child-friendly specialists with expertise and empathy when surgical treatment is required. We want to find the best therapy for every child of every age, today and in the future!"

Markus Herrmann

Markus Herrmann, Medical and Chemical Laboratory Diagnostics

"Lab diagnostics is high-tech medicine that combines scientific innovation, complex technologies, international quality standards and integrated processes for the benefit of patients."

Josef Jenewein

Josef Jenewein, Medical Psychology and Psychotherapy

"We stand for humane treatment of patients in situations of psychological stress that is oriented to the latest scientific findings. We teach biopsychosocial content and relationships that we also develop and evaluate in our research." 

Michael Mokry

Stefan Wolfsberger, Neurochirurgie

"Unsere Klinik treibt Innovationen in der Robotik, Simulation und minimal-invasiven Chirurgie voran – das alles mit dem Ziel, die uns anvertrauten Patientinnen und Patienten so schonend und effizient wie möglich auf dem neuesten Stand der Forschung zu behandeln und die Ärztinnen und Ärzte von morgen auszubilden."

Andreas Leithner

Andreas Leithner, Orthopädie und Traumatologie

"Verletzte behandeln, Leben retten, den Patient*innen wieder die Mobilität zurückgeben und zusätzlich noch mitspielen in der Champions League der Ortho-Trauma Forschung - dafür braucht es ein hoch motiviertes Team, wie hier in Graz."

Eva Reininghaus

Eva Maria Reininghaus, Psychiatry and Psychotherapeutic Medicine

"Mental illness is the main cause of reduced quality of life and has a significant impact on life expectancy. The prevention and treatment of mental disorders is fundamentally important since the number of people affected is steadily increasing. For example, depression is one of the most common illnesses worldwide." 

Thomas Brunner

Thomas Brunner, Strahlentherapie-Radioonkologie

"Für unsere Patient*innen bündeln wir Strahlen für das Leben und gegen Tumoren. Dabei gehen wir mit höchster Präzision und eng abgestimmt mit unseren onkologischen Partner*innen vor.  Mit Leidenschaft bilden wir aus und forschen an der ständigen Verbesserung der Therapie."

Sascha Ahyai

Sascha Ahyai, Urologie

"Unser Beruf ermöglicht es uns, sich nahezu täglich für unsere Mitmenschen zu engagieren. Das ist Glück! Noch mehr, wenn Sie dies in einem dynamischen Team erleben dürfen, welches nach fachlicher, wissenschaftlicher und menschlicher Entwicklung strebt."