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Univ. Lekt. Dr. Ursula Tonnhofer


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Language Spoken: German, English



  • Austrian Society for Surgery, ÖGCH
  • European Society of Pediatric Urology, ESPU
  • Austrian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Surgery, ÖGKJCH


  • Since 2004 Senior Physician, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vienna General Hospital, Medical University of Vienna


  • Medical training of the subject urology at Wilhelminenspital
  • 2003 Specialist examination
  • 1997-1998 Internship at Lorenz-Böhler Hospital
  • 1998-2004 Specialist training as a pediatric surgeon of Vienna General Hospital AKH
  • European specialist examination for pediatric urology
  • June 1997 Promotion at the University of Vienna


  • Pediatric urology:
  • Correction of hypospadias;
  • Inguinal hernia surgery;
  • Hydrocele surgery;Undescended testicles - open and laparoscopic methods;
  • Cystoscopy;
  • Ureteral reimplantation for VUR;
  • (Laparoscopic) renal pelvis plasty;
  • (Laparoscopic) kidney removal;
  • Laparoscopic varicocele correction;
  • Circumcision;
  • Cystoscopy diagnostics:
  • X-ray imaging using contrast medium to clarify the anatomy and therapeutic:
  • Ureteral injection;
  • Placement of an internal splint etc.;
  • Malformation surgery:
  • Congenital malformations:
  • Atresia of the digestive tract;
  • Abdominal wall defects;
  • Cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung;
  • Lung sequestration;
  • Visceral surgery:
  • Open and “buttonhole” abdominal surgery (e.g. appendectomy);
  • Exploratory laparoscopy (e.g. for ovarian cysts and chronic abdominal pain)