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Hugo Benito Kitzinger
Assoc.-Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Hugo Benito KitzingerHead of the Hand Surgery Unit

Department of Surgery (Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0003-4859-164X
T +43 1 40400 69060

Further Information


Hand Deformities, Acquired; Hand Deformities, Congenital; Nerve Compression Syndromes; Nerve Crush; Wrist Injuries; Wrist Joint

Selected publications

  1. Kitzinger, H.B. et al., 2011. The Prevalence of Body Contouring Surgery After Gastric Bypass Surgery. Obesity Surgery, 22(1), pp.8-12. Available at:
  2. Kitzinger, H.B. et al., 2011. After Massive Weight Loss: Patients� Expectations of Body Contouring Surgery. Obesity Surgery, 22(4), pp.544-548. Available at:
  3. Kitzinger, H.B. et al., 2013. Prospective study on complications following a lower body lift after massive weight loss. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery, 66(2), pp.231-238. Available at:
  4. Kitzinger, H.B. et al., 2014. Midcarpal Fusion Is Also Indicated in Patients With Advanced Carpal Collapse and Already Highly Restricted Range of Motion Preoperatively. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 72(3), pp.295-298. Available at:
  5. Kitzinger, H.B. et al., 2016. Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 76(1), pp.40-45. Available at: