Univ. Prof. Dr. Herwig Schmidinger

Univ. Prof. Dr. Herwig Schmidinger

Faculty Medizin
Location Wien

Field of work

Chair of Rhythmology


Doctorate in 1977 at the University of
Vienna. 1982 Award of the Ius practicandi,
followed by a one-year study visit to Guy`s
Hospital London with training in invasive
electrophysiology. 1989/1991 Specialist in
internal medicine/cardiology. 1992
awarded venia docendi, since 1997
associate professor at the University of
Vienna. From 1994, set-up and management
of the working group for rhythmology with
a focus on invasive electrophysiology (>
4400 interventions) and implantable
defibrillators at Vienna General Hospital.
1988, 1993, 1997 and 2000 awarded the
Austrian Cardiologist, Rhythmologist and
State Prize of the Federal Ministry of Health.
Over 100 publications as first, co- and
senior author.