Prim. Univ. - Prof. Dr. med. univ. Wilfried Lang

Prim. Univ. – Prof. Dr. med. univ. Wilfried Lang

Faculty Medicine
Location Vienna

Field of work

Chair of Neurology with a focus on Cerebrovascular Diseases


Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wilfried Lang has been
head of the Department of Neurology,
Neurological Rehabilitation and Acute
Geriatrics at the Hospital of the Brothers of
Mercy Vienna since 2002. After studying
medicine at the University of Ulm in
Germany, he completed his specialist
training in neurology and psychiatry at the
University of Vienna with research stays at
the universities in Rome, Paris and
Vancouver. He habilitated on the functional
organisation of the cerebral cortex with a
focus on motor function and memory in
1991. Since then, his clinical and scientific
interests have focused in particular on
stroke with all fields of action (prevention,
acute treatment and rehabilitation). Since
the foundation of the Austrian Stroke
Society, he has been a member of the board
and president for many years. He was
appointed stroke coordinator of the City of
Vienna in 1999 and has coordinated the
Austrian Stroke Registry since 2002.