Field of work
Chair of Health Economics and Organisational Ethics
Prof. Waldenberger has held a chair in health economics and organisational ethics at Sigmund Freud Private University Vienna since 2018. He worked as a heart surgeon in Innsbruck, Salt Lake City, Houston, Berlin and Vienna. His specialties were artificial hearts in adults and children and complex thoracic aortic aneurysm surgery at the aortic arch with selective cerebral perfusion. He obtained his Ph.D. in Leuven, Belgium and habilitated in Innsbruck. He was Medical Director of the Klagenfurt Hospital and is currently Medical Director of the Kepler University Hospital in Linz, the third and second largest hospitals in Austria respectively.