Prof. Gerold Holzer, MD (AT)

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Associate Professor at the Department of Orthopaedics at the Medical University of Vienna

Business address: Department of Orthopaedics Medical University of Vienna Waehringer Guertel 18 – 20 A – 1090 Vienna Austria E-mail: gerold.holzer (at) me­

Education and working experience:
1957 born on Dec. 17th
1976 Graduation Gymnasium
1975 – 1977 Five times Austrian Champion in Swimming
1986 Medical Doctor University of Vienna
1987 Training in Orthopaedic Surgery
1992 „Scientific Award of the Medical-Scientific Society for Carinthia and East Tyrol“
1992 – 1996 Training in Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery University of Vienna (Head: Prof. Dr. R. Kotz)
1995 Board Certification „Orthopaedic Surgeon“ Head „Osteoporosis Outpatient s Department, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Vienna Guest Professor Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yamagata University, Japan
1997 – 1998 Fellowship “Max Kade Foundation”, New York Research Professor at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Research Laboratory, Prof. Dr. TA. Einhorn, Prof. Dr. RJ. Majeska
1997 “Board of National Societies” of the “European Foundation for Osteoporosis”
1998 until today Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna (Head: Prof. Dr. R. Kotz, Prof. R. Windhager) Head Orthopaedic Outpatient s Department Neuromuskular Diseases Department of Neuropsychiatry of Children and Adolescence, Medical University of Vienna
2002 Habilitation in Orthopaedics (similar to Ph. D.) University of Vienna; Member "International Osteoporosis Foundation“ European Union Consultation Panel
2003 Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna
1999 – 2006 Guest Professor „Issues of Osteoporosis in Orthopaedics“, Department of Orthopaedics, Boston University School of Medicine
2005 – 2006 Consultant Federal Ministry for Health and Women, Austrian EU Presidency, Preparation Council Conclusion „Osteoporosis“
2009 “Researcher of the Month September” Medical University of Vienna
2010 Organizer of the Training Course “Osteoporosis” Austrian Society of Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery
2010 Honorary Member „Slovakian Society of Osteology“
2011 Guest Professor, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012 International Expert Panel „Singapore National Medical Research Council“