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Wilfried Krois
Dr. Wilfried Krois

Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics, Department of Surgery (Division of Pediatric Surgery)
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0001-6614-9703
T +43 1 4040019210


Colorectal Surgery; Congenital Abnormalities; Constipation; Hirschsprung Disease; Pediatric surgery

Research group(s)

Research interests

The main focus of the Vienna Pediatric Colorectal Research Group (VPCRG) is in children born with anorectal malformations, Hirschsprung disease, colonic motility disorders including functional constipation and pelvic floor dysfunction.

Public Health PhD-thesis with the title "Comparison and treatment-optimization in the field of pediatric colorectal surgery in an industrial- and a developing country: challenges, limitations, and perspectives for doctors in Austria and Honduras" in progress.

Collaboration with the Pediatric Virtual Reality Laboratory (PedVR-Lab) and Pediatric Simulation (Pedsim)-Training

Selected publications

  1. Krois, W. et al., 2020. Quality outcomes for pediatric colorectal surgery treated during short-term international medical service trips at a dedicated site in Honduras. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Available at:
  2. Krois, W. et al., 2020. The effect of pediatric colorectal short-term medical service trips on self-reported confidence in patient care in volunteers in the home country. Ann Glob Health 2020, in press
  3. Krois, W. et al., 2019. Joint attention in a laparoscopic simulation-based training - A pilot study on camera work, gaze behavior, and surgical performance in laparoscopic surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2019, in press
  4. Krois, W. et al., 2017. Sociodemographics and the impact of a colostomy to indigent families and children with colorectal disorders in Honduras. Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Available at:
  5. Krois, W. et al., 2016. Minimal-invasive Cholezystokolostomie als operatives Bridging-Verfahren bei progressiv-familiärer intrahepatischer Cholestase (PFIC). Klinische Pädiatrie, 228(02), pp.91-93. Av