The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery Hospital of the Divine Savior (Krankenhaus Goettlicher Heiland) is an active reconstructive microsurgery unit providing microvascular and non-microvascular reconstructive cases in the areas of breast reconstruction, facial palsy, lymphedema surgery, post-bariatric surgery and complex wound care.
Duration, Scope and Requirement
We are offering a 6 months-fellowship to plastic surgeons, who wish to gain additional experience in microvascular, post-bariatric and reconstructive surgery. Candidates applying for this program must have completed an accredited plastic and reconstructive surgery residency program and be familiar with the full range of plastic surgery procedures.
They are expected to have interest in microvascular surgery and to be able to work in a team. In addition they must provide two letters of recommendation by a suitable supporting institution or person.
The candidate of the International Fellowship will be involved in the multi-disciplinary approach as practiced at our institution and will participate in patient management and surgeries including:
Autologous tissue breast reconstruction
Breast implant reconstruction
Functional muscle transfer for facial reanimation
Free flaps and complex reconstruction
Active participation in ongoing clinical research and presentations at a national/international meetings are supported and expected.
The program is based at the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery at the Hospital of the Divine Savior (Krankenhaus Goettlicher Heiland) in Vienna, Austria.
The fellowship does not constitute any kind of employment with the Hospital of the Divine Savior (Krankenhaus Goettlicher Heiland) and requires a so called 'Cooperation Agreement' between the hospital and the fellow's home institution. This implies employment with his/her home institution for the whole duration of his/her fellowship, incorporating monthly salary. Other financing options of a fellowship, either funded by official grants or scholarships can be individually examined.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Faculty (Team)
How to apply
Please submit your curriculum vitae, medical school transcripts and two letters of recommendation to the director of fellowship program
Assoc.-Prof. PD. Dr. Chieh-Han John Tzou, MBA.