Kurt G. Vinzenz



Curriculum Vitae

1973
Graduation from high school.

1979
M.D., Vienna University Medical School.

1985
D.D.S., Vienna University Dental School.

1987
Specialist degree: Oral- and Maxillofacial Surgery.

1987
Private Practice for OMFS, in Vienna and Korneuburg, Austria

1988
Head of the society for head and neck surgery within the ASSO/ACO (Austrian Society for Surgical Oncology)

1990
Head: Dept for Maxillofacial Surgery, "Evangelisches Krankenhaus Wien ".

1994
Consultant for Maxillofacial Surgery, Dept. for Plastic and Reconstructive surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna.

1996
President of Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology (ASSO/ACO) till 1998 of the Austrian Society for Surgery (ÖGC)

1996
First description of Prefabricated complex transplants for reconstruction of facial defects together with Prof. J. Holle

1998
Associate Professor for Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Vienna. Nomination as national delegate to the European Society for Surgical Oncology (ESSO)

2000
Establishing maxillofacial distraction osteogenesis in Austria for plastic-reconstructive and orthognathic surgery

2002
Co-founder of the interdisciplinary maxillofacial unit at the department for plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Wilhelminenspital Vienna

2002
Founding president of the Society for Implantology and TissueIntegrated Prosthesis (GIGIP) 2003 associated with the Austrian Society for Surgery (Work groups: Craniofacial/Head and Neck, Thorax, Abdomen, Musculoskeletal System)

2007
President of the international conference on the topic of "function based facial esthetics – Esthetics follows function" 15. / 16. June 2007 in Vienna

2013
Description of "Restorative Surgery" providing facial aesthetics and function in reconstructive maxillofacial surgery; Plastic Surgery Hyperguide/Aesthetics

2015
International Associated Member of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) Editorial Board of the J Craniofacial Surgery

2015
84 Invited international lectures
136 publications
32 Pub Med listed publications
1 Surgical Therapy of Head and Neck Cancer Eds: Kurt Vinzenz, Hans Werner Waclawiczek, Springer Verlag Wien-New York 1992