Prim. Univ. - Prof. Dr. med. univ. Friedrich Herbst

Prim. Univ. – Prof. Dr. med. univ. Friedrich Herbst

Faculty Medicine
Location Vienna

Field of work

Chair of Surgery of the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract


After studying medicine in Vienna, from 1984 specialist training at the 1st Surgical University Clinic at Vienna General Hospital (1990 specialist in surgery; 2011 specialist in visceral surgery). Research stay 1994-
1995 at St. Mark's Hospital in London. Habilitation 1995 at the MUW . Associate university professor there in 1997. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (England) in 1999. Since 2007 Head of the Department of Surgery at the Hospital of the Merciful Brothers in Vienna. Member of the Supreme Medical Council 2008-2010. Membership and functions in numerous domestic and international professional societies. Visiting Professorships in Bologna 1998, Tehran 2000, Vilnius 2000, and at the Kyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia, Colorectal surgery Page 10from 25 since 2003. Presidency ACO 1998-2002, Presidency Austrian Society of Surgery 2017-2018. Main research interests from the field of visceral surgery, especially colorectal and minimally invasive surgery.
Over 160 publications in peer-reviewed journals.