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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Engelbert Hanzal

FA für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe

Leiter der Urogynäkologischen Ambulanz an der Universitätsklinik für Frauenheilkunde (AKH Wien)

Engelbert Hanzal, MD, Assoc Prof
Curriculum Vitae

Personal Profile

  • Obstetrician – Gynecologist with focus on gynecological surgery, Urogynecologist
    Academic teacher and researcher
  • Active on a national and international level in Urogynecology, Gynecological Surgery and Evidence-based Medicine
  • Tutoring skills (Problem-based Learning, Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills - OSATS)
  • Organizing skills (Evidence- and Problem- based postgraduate Courses, mainly in the field of Urogynecology)
  • Consulting skills in hospital planning and management


  • Sentinel Reader, McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE), McMaster University
  • Reviewer, DynaMed international point of care online clinical reference
  • With Paul Riss Co-Founder and -Inventor of IUGA-eXchange (outreach and knowledge-exchange program for developing countries sponsored by the International Urogynecological Association)
  • Involved in hospital planning and management @ the Prince Court Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 2006 including preparation for Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation
  • 25+ years expertise in Obstetrics and Gynecology @ University / tertiary referral-center level
  • Senior staff member with focus on gynecological surgery since 1993 with approximately 200-250 major operations/year
  • Web-based software develpoment for human resource planning
  • Team-leader (Urogynecological Division)
  • Actively involved in the design and conduct of randomized controlled trials
  • Actively involved in the planning/organization of national/international scientific meetings and conferences since 1992
  • Private Practice since 1997


  • Founding Member and President (1996-2000) Austrian Urogynecolgy and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Association
  • Vice-President of the Austrian Continence Foundation 2000-2015
  • Chairman of the Educational Committee of the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) 2003-2007
  • Chairman of the IUGA eXchange Steering Committee 2007-2011
  • Member of the Ethical Commission of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria 2004-
  • Member of the IUGA Webinar planning group 2013-
  • Member of the IUGA Scientific Committee 2014-
  • Founding- and lifetime member of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine and Public Health (ISEMPH) 2015
  • Published 70+ papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters
  • Peer-reviewer (Clinical Evidence, Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Urogynecology Journal, etc.)
  • Editorial Board Hamdan Medical Journal 2012-
  • Editorial Board International Urogynecology Journal 2012-
  • Editorial Board BMJ Open 2013 -

Career History

2013 - Coordinator, program development Multidiscipinary Pelvic Floor Center, @ Medical University of Vienna, Austria
2006 3-month Appointment as Senior Clinical Specialist and Consultant @ the Medical Department, Executive Management Prince Court Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1999 - 2013 Head of the Urogynecological Division within the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Medical University of Vienna)
1995 - Associate Professor (Medical University of Vienna)
1994 Study visit, Gynecologic Oncology, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, Australia
1993 - Senior staff Member Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Medical University of Vienna)
1989 - 1993 Specialty Training, 2 nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vienna, Austria
1985 - 1989 Internship, City Hospital Klosterneuburg, Austria

Personal Details

Engelbert Hanzal, MD, Assoc Prof
h: Hoelzlgasse 9, A-3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria

w: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of General Gynecology and
Gynecologic Oncology. Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18-20,
1090 Vienna, Austria
t: +43 1 40400 29150 f: +43 1 40400 29110 e:engelbert.hanzal@meduniwien.ac.at

private practice: Stadtplatz 4, 3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria
t: +43 2243 34141 m: +43 664 5029248 e: office@progyn.at

born: 30/06/1961 Klosterneuburg | educated: 1967-70 elementary school
Klosterneuburg | 1971-1979 College Klosterneuburg | 1979-85 Medical Faculty,
University of Vienna, Austria | married to Margit Hanzal | children: Jakob,
physiotherapist; Maria, student; Klara, student

Date 14/12/2015                                                       Engelbert Hanzal, MD, Assoc Prof



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