Univ. - Prof. Dr. med. univ. René Fortelny

Univ. – Prof. Dr. med. univ. René Fortelny

Faculty Medicine
E-mail rene.fortelny@med.sfu.ac.at
Location Vienna

Field of work

Chair of General Surgery


Univ.-Prof. Dr. René H. Fortelny is a general
and visceral surgeon specialising in hernia
surgery at the Wilhelminenspital in Vienna.
In addition to his experimental work at the
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for
Experimental and Clinical Traumatology, he
conducts numerous clinical studies at
national and international level. Since 2011,
in his function as President of the Austrian
Hernia Society, he has also served on the
Board of the Austrian Society of Surgery. As
the elected Congress President of the
European Hernia Society, Prof. Fortelny is
organising the annual congress at the
Hofburg in Vienna in May 2017.
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