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​​Dr. Wafa Yeganehfar


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Language Spoken: German, English


"Preserving and, if possible, improving the quality of life is the main principle of my surgical practice." Dr. Wafa Yeganehfar

Comprehensive counseling, creating a trusting doctor-patient relationship and providing care according to the highest standards are the main principles of his more than 25 years of experience as a general surgeon and minimally invasive surgeon.

Since 2005 he has been head of the surgical department and head of the first special outpatient clinic for reconstructive abdominal wall surgery (hernia surgery) at the Vienna Donaustadt Hospital (formerly Donauspital/SMZ-Ost).

Responsible care is his responsibility as a doctor. That is why he only does interventions that give you a chance to save or improve your quality of life. You can be sure that the treatment will be carried out at the highest level.


  • Current member of the Austrian Surgical Society and associated societies
  • Full member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)
  • Member in good standing of the Austrian Hernia Surgery Working Group
  • Member of the Zurich Hernia Forum


  • Since 2005 senior physician in the Department of Surgery at the Donaustadt Hospital (former Donauspital/SMZ-Ost Hospital) and head of the special surgical outpatient clinic for reconstructive abdominal surgery
  • Since 2005 Consultant surgeon at the Rudolfinerhaus Privatklinik
  • Since 2005 Practical training at the Rudolfinerhaus Private Clinic
  • Head of the first hernia outpatient clinic of the Vienna Health Association


  • Fellowships at the University Clinics of Eppendorf and Vienna
  • Training at the Medical Faculty of the University of Vienna (PhD 1993)
  • successful passing of the Specialist Examination of the Austrian Surgical Society in 2001, Vienna
  • Internship at the University Hospital for Anesthesia and General Intensive Care, department of trauma surgery
  • Internship as an assistant and specialist at the University Surgical Clinic, department of general surgery, City General Hospital


  • Hernia surgery: the treatment of umbilical; incisional and diaphragmatic hernias has been one of his main surgical activities for more than 25 years
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Endoscopy: the gentle performance of gastro; colo; and rectoscopy is one of his subspecialties
  • General surgery: particular attention is paid to gastric; colorectal; gallbladder; thyroid; soft tissue and antireflux surgery