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Prim. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Afshin Assadian


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Language Spoken: German, English


Based on his personal experience as the head of the largest vascular surgery department in Austria with an international reputation, Doctor Assadian can offer you the best medical therapy for your needs, thanks to his experience and knowledge as a vascular surgeon and in the scientific field as well.The news that you are suffering from a vascular disease and the need for sometimes complex interventions understandably causes uncertainty and fear. Today, many diseases are so well treated through early diagnosis and modern therapies that there are virtually no physical or psychological complications. 


  • In November 2019, the Austrian Book Market published the Vascular Disease Patient's Guide under his editorship


  • Member of the board of the Austrian Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Member of the board of the International Vascular Surgery Foundation
  • Austrian Society for Surgery (ÖGC)
  • European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)
  • American Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)


  • Scientific representative of the Austrian Forum for Vascular Surgery
  • President of the Austrian Society for Vascular Surgery since March 1, 2009
  • Since March 1, 2009, head of the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Wilhelminenspital Hospital in Vienna


  • 12. 2008 Assistant Professor at the department of surgery at the Medical University of Vienna
  • 08.1998 USMLE Step II
  • 10.1996 USMLE Step I
  • Internships abroad in the UK (Norwich & Norfolk Hospital, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital), in the US (Chicago and Stanford Universities), and in Germany (Munich)
  • 04.2010 Diploma in "Endovascular Surgery" and "Specialist in Endovascular Surgery" (DGG)
  • 06.1996 Graduation from Medical University with a diploma in "Endovascular Surgery" and "Endovascular Specialist" (DGG)
  • 09.2002 Test to assess clinical skills
  • 10.2003 Permanent certification from ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates)
  • 09.2007 Member of the European Board of Vascular Surgery, ESBQ-VASC


  • Supraaortic branches
  • Aorta: conventional and endovascular aortic surgery
  • Internal arteries: conventional and endovascular treatment of constricting and dilative pathologies of all internal arteries
  • Leg arteries: conventional and endovascular treatment of constricting and dilative pathologies of the leg arteries
  • Dialysis surgery
  • Varicose vein surgery