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Primaria Dr. Claudia Steffal


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Language Spoken: German, English, French, Latin, Slovene


Online consultation through private practice!Head of the Primaria Institute for Radiation Oncology, Dr. Steffal oversees the Uro-oncology and Neuro-oncology neoplasm treatment committee."The radiation oncology team has decades of high expertise in state-of-the-art radiation treatment and high-precision therapies. Our overall treatment concept ensures the success of breast cancer patients during and after radiotherapy." Primaria Dr. Claudia Steffal 


  • 1st prize for the publication of the ÖGRO 2015 Title: KPS/LDH index: A simple tool for identifying patients with metastatic melanoma who are unlikely to benefit from palliative WBRT
  • Winner of the ABCSG Young Investigator Program with participation at the ECCO/ESMO meeting in Berlin 9/2009
  • 1st prize in the poster award of the ÖGRO 2015 Poster: Sexuality and self-esteem in breast carcinoma and prostate carcinoma patients


  • PUBLICATIONS, AWARDS AND CONGRESS CONTRIBUTIONS Publications Various articles in oncological journals


  • ÖGRO (Austrian Society for Radiation Oncology, Radiobiology and Medical Radiophysics)
  • SANO (Society of Austrian Neuro Oncology)
  • ESTRO (European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology)
  • ISRS (International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society)
  • DEGRO - Working Group Stereotaxy
  • ÖGRO - Working Group Lung, Prostate, Brain Tumors
  • ÖGS - Austrian Society for Senology


  • Since 2019 Tutor for assistant physicians
  • Since 01.04.2022 Head of the Institute of Radiation Oncology of the Hospital Favoriten
  • 2001 - 2008 Lecturer of Tumor Doctrine at the Radiological-Technical Academies New AKH Vienna and KH Hietzing (120h per year)
  • 2001 - 2013 Supervision of 40 diploma theses and bachelor theses at the radiological-technical academies and at the FH Campus Wien
  • Since 01.10.2004 specialist for radiooncology at the Institute for Radiooncology; Hospital Favoriten Vienna, Prim. Doz. Dr. A.U. Schratter-Sehn
  • Since 2007 Head of the self-help group for brain tumor patients
  • 2009 - 2013 Lecturer for tumor theory at the FH-Campus Vienna
  • Since 2011 advanced training supervisor of the institute
  • Since 2012 Head of Stereotaxis with special trainings in Amsterdam, Florence, Paris and Lisbon
  • Since 01.12.2014 senior hospital physician for radiation oncology
  • Since 01.10.2016 Guest Professor at MedUniVienna
  • Since 2017 subject coordinator and mentor for the KPJ of MedUniVienna


  • 01-11/2009 Medicine and management course of the KAV
  • 2018 Medicine and Management Upgrade
  • 19.06.1989 Matura with excellent achievement in Vienna
  • 1989 - 1995 Study of human medicine in Vienna, graduation on 9.11.1995; 3 performance scholarships received; in the summer ward assistant at the Wilhelminenspital Vienna (2x Pulmonology, 1x Urology)
  • 07.03.1996 - 01.07.1998 Education as a specialist for radiation therapy and radiation Biology at the New AKH Vienna; Prim. Prof. Dr. R. Pötter
  • 01.07.1998 - 01.05.2001 Residency in the Wilhelminenspital of the City of Vienna
  • WIFI Lower Austria Diploma in Didactics MedUniVienna Statistics, Univ. Prof. Dr. B. Schneider
  • 02.05.2001 - 30.09.2004 Education as specialist for radiotherapy and radiobiology at the Radiation Biology Institute of Radiation Oncology; KFJ /SMZ-South Vienna
  • ÖAK diplomas Palliative diploma, Emergency doctor diploma, Curative doctor diploma, Geriatric diploma, Substitution diploma, currently valid advanced training diploma
  • KAV/WiGev - Courses Conflicts - Seminar, Rhetoric, Presentation Techniques, MS Power Point, MS Word
  • Additional training in stereotaxy, proton therapy, radiation protection commissioner Since 03/2008 Clinical Investigator of the ABCSG
  • Since 2010 supervision of the tumor boards urooncology and neurooncology
  • 2016-2019 ÖGRO Coordinator
  • 09/2020 - 10/2021 14th ULG Vienna Health Association Health Care Management, WU Vienna -> graduation with academic. HCM


  • Radiooncology