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Stephan Payr
Priv.-Doz. DDr. Stephan Payr

Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery (Division of Trauma-Surgery)
Position: Consultant

T +43 1 40400 75910

Further Information


Advanced Trauma Life Support Care; Amputation, Traumatic; Biomechanical Phenomena; Cartilage, Articular; Intensive Care Units, Pediatric; Multiple Trauma; Pediatric surgery; Reconstructive Surgical Procedures; Stem Cell Research

Research interests

The Research Group around (Priv.-Doz. DDr. Payr/Priv.-Doz. DDr. Tiefenböck) has its main research interest in pediatric trauma in its entirety (frequency, causes, prevention, therapy, complication, outcome, basic research)

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

The methods range depending on the project from lagre retrospective studies to radiological, biomechanical, biochemical and cell biological techniques.

Selected publications

  1. Schuller, A. et al. (2023) ‘Correlation of Fall Height, Fracture Severity and Clinical Outcome in Pediatric Supracondylar Fractures—A Retrospective Analysis with an Observation Period of 20 Years’, Children, 10(3), p. 510. Available at:
  2. Payr, S. et al. (2020) ‘Fractures of the trochanteric region in children and young adolescents—a treatment algorithm for a rare injury’, European Journal of Pediatrics, 180(4), pp. 1135–1143. Available at:
  3. Payr, S. et al. (2021) ‘Spine Fractures in Children and Adolescents—Frequency, Causes, Diagnostics, Therapy and Outcome—A STROBE-Compliant Retrospective Study at a Level 1 Trauma Centre in Central Europe’, Children, 8(12), p. 1127. Available at:
  4. Payr, S. et al. (2020) ‘Effect of donor age and 3D-cultivation on osteogenic differentiation capacity of adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells’, Scientific Reports, 10(1). Available at:
  5. Payr, S. et al. (2017) ‘Redifferentiation of aged human articular chondrocytes by combining bone morphogenetic protein-2 and melanoma inhibitory activity protein in 3D-culture’, PLOS ONE. Edited by D.I. Nurminsky, 12(7), p. e0179729. Available at: