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Chirurgie/ Allgemeinchirurgie und Viszeralchirurgie (Austria)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Chirurgie/ Allgemeinchirurgie und Viszeralchirurgie
    Generic category in Annex V: General surgery (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    Ärztegesetz 1998, BGBl. I Nr. 169/1998

    ÄAO 2015, BGBl. II Nr. 147/2015

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    PSM - Diploma from post-secondary level (more than 4 years) , Art. 11 e
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Akute und geplante Behandlung von Patientinnen/Patienten jeden Alters mit angeborenen oder erworbenen operativ zu therapierenden Erkrankungen, Verletzungen und Fehlbildungen, chirurgische Diagnostik mittels aller nichtinstrumenteller und instrumenteller Verfahren, insbesondere der Endoskopie mit starren und flexiblen Geräten und der fachspezifischen sonographischen Methoden, die gesamte gastrointestinale und anorektale Funktionsdiagnostik, operative Behandlung aller Organbereiche, fachspezifische Onkologie, fachspezifische Intensivmedizin, therapeutisch endoskopische Methoden, gesamter prä-, peri- und postoperativer Bereich sowie fachspezifische Nachsorge, Rehabilitation und Präventivmedizin


    Acute and planned treatment of patients of all age groups with congenital or acquired diseases, injuries and malformations treatable by surgery, surgical diagnostics by means of all non-instrumental and instrumental methods, in particular endoscopy using rigid and flexible devices and specialist sonographic methods, all gastrointestinal and anorectal functional diagnostics, surgical treatment of all organs, specialist oncology, specialist intensive medicine, therapeutic endoscopic methods, the entire area of pre-, peri- and post-surgery care as well as specialist follow-up, rehabilitation and preventive care

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