Die Vienna School of Clinical Research, Public Health und Medical Education ist ein Fortbildungsinstitut und in Österreich als eine Non-Profit-Organisation registriert.

Heinrich Klech
Wien / AT
Managing Direktor

Prof. Heinrich Klech

Wien / AT

Management Board

Heinz Weber
Wien / AT

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz Weber

Wien / AT

Kardiologie, Management Board,

Prim. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinrich Weber

MD, FESC, FACC

  • Born in Vienna, Austria, EU
  • May 1973: MD, Medical School of the University of Vienna meduniwien.ac.at
  • 1973-76 GP-Training:  Kaiserin Elisabeth Hospital, and several other Viennese City Hospitals.
  • 1976-2003 University of Vienna – Medical Faculty/ AKH (Vienna General Hospital, akhwien.at )
  • 1976 – 1980 Training in General Internal Medicine:
    • Kardiologischen Univ.-Klinik, Dir. Univ.-Prof. Dr. F. Kaindl
    • Medizinischen Univ.-Klinik, Dir. Univ.-Prof. Dr. G. Geyer
  • 1980 – 1987 Training in Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine
    • Staff member at the Kardiologische Univ.-Klinik since 1982
    • 1986 PhD, Assoc. Prof. (Habilitation and Univ.-Dozent )
    • 1987 Specialist in Cardiology
  • 1987 – 1994 Staff Member of the Univ.-Clinic Inter. II – Depmnt. of Cardiology
    • 1991 tit. Ao Univ.-Professor of Internal Medicine
    • 1992 Specialist of Intensive Care Medicine
    • Responsibilities
      • 7 years consultant
      • 3 years Director of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 13H3, AKH
      • 1 year Vice-Director of the Catheter-Labs (4 biplane devices), AKH.
    • 1994 – 2003 First Director (Primarius) of the Med. Dpt. Cardiology, Kaiser Franz Josef Hospital in Vienna ( http://www.wienkav.at/kav/kfj )
    • 2004 – 31.1.2013 Director of the 1st Medical Department, Donauspital (Danube-Hospital), SMZ-Ost ( http://www.wienkav.at/kav/smz/ )

Medical Training:

  • Training in invasive and interventional Cardiology:
    • Diagnostic: More than 20 years experience in diagnostic investigations of the heart, including several thousand Coronary Angios.
    • Interventions:
      • More than 1.800 PTCAs since 1988 incl. many complexed multi-vessel procedures, 90% Stent-implantations, (50% DES).
      • Intra-coronary Ultrasound (IVUS) plus virtual histology (VH).
      • 1993 Coronary-Angioscopies (100 cases).
      • PTCA -Courses (Frankfurt 1988, Toulouse 1990 and 1991, Jerusalem, Madrid, Milano 2000, Lausanne 2003, Lugano 2006, Barcelona 2008)
      • Experience with FFR and OCT (optical Coherenz-Tomographie)
      • Experience with „non-invasive“ Coronary-Angiography (Multislice CT incl.  Calzium-Scoring).
    • Elektrophysiology
      • 400 diagnostic and therapeutic Procedures of different nature.
      • Programmed Ventricular Stimulations.
      • Electrophysiology-Trainings Courses at St. Georgs Hospital, London (1990, 1991 Prof. Camm)
    • Experience in Intensive Care Medicine
      • Director of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) 13H3, AKH from 1991 – 1994 (8 ICU beds)
        • 96 Beds at 3 wards,
        • ICU with 12 Intensive-Positions
        • Catheter-Labor (biplane device)
        • Electrophysiologic Labor
        • 32 MDs, among them 18 Specialists of Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Intensive Care Medicine and Angiology.
        • Special OPDs for PM, ICDs, Angiology etc.

Scientific Activities:

About 200 Publications, many of them in peer reviewed Journals dealing with Rhythmology (Longterm-ECG, Pacemaker, ICD, PV-Stimulations, antiarrhythmic drugs etc.), acute MI (STEMI in Vienna, in Austria, OCT, IVUS etc), in Resuscitation (Book about Emergency Medicine, 3 Edit.), Health economy, Epidemiology, participation in many MC RCTs relating to anticoagulation and lysis Therapy versus acute interventions. Many oral presentations, invitations and chairmanships (s. publication list) until today.

International Activities:

  • Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC) ( www.escardio.org )
  • Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) ( www.acc.org )
  • Diploma of a “European Cardiologist” (2002)
  • President of the Austrian Cardiac Society 1999/2000 (Österr. Kardiologischen Gesellschaft www.atcardio.org )
  • Board member of the Austrian Cardiac Society 1998 – 2002
  • Honorary Member of the Slovak Cardiac Society
  • Board Member of the Viennese Medical Association (Gesellschaft der Ärzte in Wien www.billrothhaus.at )
  • Vice-President of the Viennese Red Cross 2004 – 2012 ( http://www.w.roteskreuz.at )
  • President of the UEMS-Cardiology Section 1998-2002 (Union Medicine Europeene Specialistes, http://www.uems.net )
  • Founding-Chairman of EBAC (European Board for accreditation in Cardiology, ( www.ebac-cme.org ) 1999,.
  • Co-Chairman of the EBSC (European Board for the Speciality of Cardiology), (s.o., http://www.cardiology-accreditation.org/ ).
  • UEMS-Cardiology Section ( www.uems-cardio.eu ) Member of the Executive Commitee since 1998
  • EBAC ( www.ebac-cme.org ): Member of the Advisory Commitee
  • European Cardiology Society Foundation ( www.e-cs-f.org ) – Chairman of the Council
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the Austrian Academy of Physicians (www.arztakademie.at)