Skip to main content English


ap.Prof. Priv.-Doz. Thomas Schweiger, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery
Position: Consultant

ORCID: 0000-0002-0173-7536
T +43 1 40400 56990


Laryngeal Diseases; Lung Transplantation; Metastasectomy; Neoplasm Metastasis; Stents; Trachea

Selected publications

  1. Evermann, M. et al. (2022) ‘Cervical Repair of Iatrogenic Tracheobronchial Injury by Tracheal T-Incision’, The Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 114(5), pp. 1863–1870. Available at:
  2. Schweiger, T. et al. (2021) ‘Laryngotracheal resection can be performed safely without a guardian Chin stitch—a single-centre experience including 165 consecutive patients’, European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, 60(2), pp. 402–408. Available at:
  3. Schweiger, T. et al. (2022) ‘Functional outcome after single-stage laryngotracheal reconstruction with rib cartilage grafting’, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 163(1), pp. 313-322.e3. Available at:
  4. Schweiger, T. et al. (2020) ‘Single running suture technique is associated with low rate of bronchial complications after lung transplantation’, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 160(4), pp. 1099-1108.e3. Available at:
  5. Schweiger, T. et al. (2018) ‘Patient-specific, 3-dimensionally engineered silicone Y-stents in tracheobronchomalacia: Clinical experience with a novel type of airway stent’, The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 156(5), pp. 2019–2021. Available at: