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Univ. Doz. Dr.

Klaus W. Preidler

Curriculum vitae
  • Name: Klaus-Werner Preidler
  • Date of birth: 23.07.1963
  • Place of birth: Graz
  • Nationality: Austria
School education
  • Primary school: Peter Rosegger Volksschule, Loewegasse 8, 8053 Graz
  • Secondary school: II. BG Lichtenfels, Lichtenfelsgasse 3–5, Graz
  • Secondary school leaving examination: 1982
University education
  • Study programme in Medicine: 1982–1989, the University of Graz
  • Doctoral graduation: 05.04.1989
Postdoctoral training in a complementary subject
  • 1989–1990 St. Elizabeth Hospital, Graz
  • Department of Internal Medicine (director: Prim. Dr. Kartnik)
  • Department of Surgery (director: Prim. Univ. Prof. Dr. Höllerl)
  • 1990 University Hospital of Pathology (unpaid)
Postdoctoral specialist training
  • 01.10.1990 – 01.04.1996 University Hospital of Radiology, the University of Graz (directors: Univ. Prof. Dr. H. Schreyer, Univ. Prof. Dr. R. Rienmüller, Univ. Prof. Dr. R. Fotter)
  • Stay abroad: 01.12.1994 – 01.04.1996, research fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, Department of Radiology (Prof. Dr. Donald Resnick) with the focus on bone and joint radiology (magnetic resonance tomography, spiral computed tomography, conventional radiology and scintigraphy)
  • Habilitation: January 1997 (venia docendi: university lecturer for radiology)
  • Specialist examination part 1 1992, radiation protection course 1996
Professional career
  • 01.04.1996 – 01.03.2000: Consultant at the University Hospital of Radiology, Department of Special Diagnostic Imaging (with the focus on spiral computed tomography and ultrasound)
  • 01.01.1997 – 01.03.2000: Consultant at the Joint Institute of Magnetic Resonance Tomography (secondary allocation), the University of Graz
  • 01.01.2000: Foundation of Diagnostikum Graz Südwest, Institute of Spiral Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Tomography
  • Since 2000: managing director and deputy medical director of Diagnostikum Graz Südwest
  • Since 2002: deputy medical director of the Outpatient Clinic of Diagnostic Imaging of Graz Ragnitz Private Hospital
  • Since 2007: managing director and medical director of Diagnosezentrum Meidling GmbH
Stays abroad
  • Dec 1994 – April 1996: Award of the international scholarship of the Max Kade Foundation (not taken) and the Schrödinger research scholarship:
  • Research fellowship at the University of California, San Diego, Department of Radiology (Prof. Dr. Donald Resnick) with the focus on bone and joint radiology (magnetic resonance tomography, spiral computed tomography, conventional radiology and scintigraphy)
  • October 1997: Fellowship for head and neck radiology, the University of Utah, Salt Lake City (Prof. Dr. Rick Harnsberger)
  • October 2001: Mini-fellowship for neuroradiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Scientific activities
  • Approx. 120 national and international scientific papers as author and co-author, mostly in high-ranking international journals
  • Approx. 180 national and international scientific presentations as author and co-author
  • Prizewinner of the Coolidge Award 1996
  • Scientific reviewer for Investigative Radiology
Medical and organisational activities
  • October 1994: Organised the International Graz Radiological Symposium
  • Studies 1998–2000: Organised and held preparatory courses for the doctoral examination
  • Studies 1998–2000: Examiner of the doctoral examination in medical radiology
  • Studies 1997–1998: Jointly responsible for the compulsory internship in radiology (computed tomography)
  • 1999–2000: Director of the further training Journal Club at the University Hospital of Radiology, Graz
  • 1997–2000: Director of the interdisciplinary working group for trauma surgery
  • 1997–2000: Director of the interdisciplinary working group for orthopaedics
  • 1997–2000: Director of the interdisciplinary working group for endocrinological radiology
  • 1997–2000: Director of the interdisciplinary working group for rheumatological radiodiagnostics
  • Since 2000: close cooperations with the first medical Graz university hospital (rheumatology, oncology, angiology, cardiology)
  • Since 2000: cooperation with the University Hospital of Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics