(Vienna, 24 January 2020) Wolf-Dieter-Baumgartner, expert in hearing implants at the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases of MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital, has been elected to be the new president of the Collegium Otorhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum (CORLAS).
The Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngologicum Amicitiae Sacrum is an exclusive international scientific association of renowned experts in the field of ear nose and throat diseases. Baumgartner was unanimously elected to serve as president for the years 2020 until 2022 (handover always on 01 September). The Collegium Congress will take place in August 2022 under Baumgartner's leadership.
About Wolf-Dieter Baumgartner
Wolf-Dieter Baumgartner was born in Vienna in 1967 and is a specialist in ear nose and throat diseases and executive Senior Doctor at the Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases of MedUni Vienna/Vienna General Hospital (Head: Wolfgang Gstöttner). He has worked at the Vienna department since 1992. He has held a chair in otology and cochlear implants at the Karolinska University Stockholm since May 2012. He is visiting lecturer at Rudolfinerhaus University Campus Vienna and a member of the university division of Vienna Medical Association. He has been President of the HEARRING Group since 2017. Baumgartner has published 129 original papers (Hirsch factor 32), has more than 750 other publications to his name and has already given more than 1,200 lectures both at home and abroad.