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Departments of the Medical University of Vienna

The 30 Departments at Vienna General Hospital are filled with medical staff from MedUni Vienna.

The physicians at Vienna General Hospital are employees of MedUni Vienna and indirectly financed by the Federal Government. In addition to their activity as employees in Departmental operations, they also have a research assignment at the Medical University. Their knowledge of the latest treatment options and the most innovative academic trends are thereby always up-to-date. Employees in the Care and Administrative Division on the other hand are employees of the City of Vienna. 

Research, Teaching & Patient Care in Balance

The 30 Departments and two Departmental Institutes of MedUni Vienna are unique in particular because of their large and diverse resources, the high patient volume and the accumulation of first-class experts from medicine and related academic disciplines. 

Routine hospital operations require a large share of the time capacities of MedUni Vienna doctors at Vienna General Hospital. The “University Medicine Vienna 2020” Project allows for even greater use of the synergies from a joint operation of MedUni Vienna and the General Hospital.

The Departments in numbers

Departmental data of Vienna General Hospital (AKH) for 2015 reveal the immense medical performance of the facility each year:

  • 1,603 doctors at Vienna General Hospital
  • 106,869 inpatient treatments
  • 539,611 outpatient cases
  • 53,174 operations

The core tasks of research, teaching and medical care are organised in 30 Departments and two Clinical Institutes and 12 Medical Theory Centers. 

They can be subdivided into the following organisational units:

  • 30 Departments
  • 2 Clinical Institutes
  • 12 Centers

The 30 individual Departments

There are 30 Departments at MedUni Vienna. They not only serve patient care, but also as a training center for future doctors from MedUni Vienna: based on the principle of “Bedside Teaching” students of Medicine and Dental Medicine are included in clinical routine.

  • Department of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care Medicine and Pain Medicine
    • Division of General Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
    • Division of Special Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine
    • Division of Cardiac Thoracic Vascular Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Department of Biomedical Imaging and Image-guided Therapy
    • Division of General and Paediatric Radiology
    • Division of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
    • Division of Neuroradiology and Musculoskeletal Radiology
    • Division of Nuclear Medicine
  • Department of Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Department of Cardiac Surgery
  • Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Department of Clinical Pharmacology
  • Department of Dermatology
  • Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases
    • Division of General Otorhinolaryngology
    • Division of Speech and Language Therapy
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Department of General Surgery
    • Division of Visceral Surgery
    • Division of Vascular Surgery
    • Division of Transplantation
  • Department of Hospital Hygiene and Infection Control
  • Department of Medicine I
    • Division of Oncology
    • Division of Hematology and Hemostaseology
    • Division of Palliative Medicine
    • Division of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine
    • Institute of Cancer Research
  • Department of Medicine II
    • Division of Cardiology
    • Division of Angiology
    • Division of Pulmonology
  • Department of Medicine III
    • Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
    • Division of Nephrology and Dialysis
    • Division of Rheumatology
    • Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Department of Neurology
    • Abteilung für Neuropathologie und Neurochemie
  • Department of Neurosurgery
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
    • Division of Obstetrics and Feto-Maternal Medicine
    • Division of General Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology
    • Division of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine
  • Department of Ophthalmology and Optometry
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery
    • Division of Orthopedics
    • Division of Trauma-Surgery
  • Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery
  • Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
    • Division of Neonatology, Intensive Care Medicine and Neuropediatrics
    • Division of Pediatric Cardiology
    • Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Allergology and Endocrinology
    • Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Gastroenterology
    • Division of Pediatrics with special focus on Pediatric Hemotology-Oncology (St. Anna Children`s Hospital)
  • Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Department of Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation and Occupational Medicine
  • Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
    • Division of General Psychiatry
    • Division of Social Psychiatry
  • Department of Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Department of Thoracic Surgery
  • Department of Urology
  • Clinic of Dentistry