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Curriculum Vitae - Dr. Albert Tuchmann

Born:  October 5, 1949, Vienna, Austria
Father:  Emil Tuchmann, M.D.
Mother:  Marianne Tuchmann

  • 1956 – 1960 Elementary School in Vienna
  • 1960 – 1968 Secondary School (humanities stream)
  • 1968 – 1973 Medical School, University of Vienna
  • June 27, 1973 Graduation Medicinae Universae Doctor
  • 1973 – 1981 Internship at the Department of Surgery
      Vienna University Medical School, 
     Heads: Prof. Fuchsig, Prof. Fritsch
  • Feb.20, 1980 Appointment Specialist in Surgery
  • 1981 – 1991 Senior Resident (Oberarzt), Department of Surgery
     (Head: Prof. Dinstl) at the Hospital Rudolfstiftung, Vienna
  • January 1, 1982 (till now) Opening of private practice in surgery
  • December 12, 1985 Appointment: Associate Professor in Surgery 
     (Venia Docendi)
  • March 1, 1990 Appointment: full Professorship
  • 1991 - 2014 Head of Dep. of Surgery, Hospital Floridsdorf, Vienna
  • October 7, 2007 Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
    2008/2009 President of the Austrian Society of Surgery
  • October 15, 2008 Founder of the Austria-Hungarian Chapter (ACS)
  • 2008-2014 Governor of the Austria-Hungarian Chapter of the ACS (American College of Surgeons), since 2017 President
  • 2010/2011  General Secretary of the Austrian Society of Surgery
  • May 31, 2013 - ongoing General Secretary of the Austrian Society of Surgery
  • October15, 2015 National Delegate (Austria) of the International Society of Surgery (ISS/SIC)
  • July 2016: Council Member (Präsidiumsmitglied) of the German society of Surgery
  • August 2019: Councilor (social media) of the ISS/SIC
  • National Congress President of the International Surgical Week 2022/World Congress of Surgery; August, 15-18, 2022 in Vienna/Austria


  • Austrian society of Surgery (President 2008/2009)
  • Austrian society of Vascular Surgeons
  • Austrian society of Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists
  • German society of Surgery
  • German society of General and Visceral Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons (Governor Austria-Hungary)
  • Societé International de Chirurgie (ISS/SIC)
  • Professional Organisation of Austrian Surgeons
  • Corresponding Member of the Peruan Society of Surgery
  • Honorary Member of the Chilean Society of Surgery
  • Honorary Member of the Association of Bavarian Surgeons
  • Honorary Member of the German Society of Surgery

Scientific work:

  • More than 250 publications in general, visceral, laparoscopic and vascular surgery, oncology.
  • Numerous talks/lectures national and international.



  • International Journal of Colorectal Disease. Springer-Verlag.
    Annals of Surgery
    Journal of the American College of Surgeons



  • Klinik OP: Interdisziplinäre Zeitschrift für Chirurgie, Anästhesie und
  • OP-Pflege. MedMedia Verlags G.m.b.H.


Associate Editor: ISS Innovative Surgical Sciences (online), Thomson-Reuters



  • Chirurgie“, Journal of the Austrian society of Surgery

Editorial Board:

  • Visceral Medicine. Gastrointestinal Medicine and Surgery. Karger-Verlag.
  • World Journal of Surgery
  • Langenbeck´s Archives of Surgery
  • British Journal of Surgery
  • Chirurgische Allgemeine Zeitung

Vienna, February 2022   | Univ. Prof. Dr. Albert Tuchmann

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