Profile of Dr. Engelbert Hanzal


Personal Profile

» Obstetrician – Gynecologist with focus on gynecological surgery, Urogyecologist
» Academic teacher and researcher
» Active on a national and international level in Urogynecology, Gynecological Surgery and Evidence-based Medicine
» Tutoring skills (Problem-based Learning, Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills - OSATS)
» Organizing skills (Evidence- and Problem- based postgraduate Courses, mainly in the field of Urogynecology)
» Consulting skills in hospital planning and management


» Sentinel Reader, McMaster Online Rating of Evidence (MORE), McMaster University
» Reviewer, DynaMed international point of care online clinical reference
» With Paul Riss Co-Founder and -Inventor of IUGA-eXchange (outreach and knowledge-exchange program for developing countries sponsored by the International Urogynecological Association)
» Involved in hospital planning and management @ the Prince Court Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 2006 including preparation for Joint Commission International (JCI) accreditation
» 20+ years expertise in Obstetrics and Gynecology @ University / tertiary referralcenter level
» Senior staff member with focus on gynecological surgery since 1993 with approximately 200-250 major operations/year
» Team-leader (Urogynecological Division)
» Actively involved in the design and conduct of randomized controlled trials
» Actively involved in the planning/organization of national/international scientific meetings and conferences since 1992
» Private Practice since 1997


» Founding Member and President (1996-2000) Austrian Urogynecolgy and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery Association
» Vice-President of the Austrian Continence Foundation since 2000
» Chairman of the Educational Committee of the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) 2003-2007
» Chairman of the IUGA eXchange Steering Committee 2007-2011
» Member of the Ethical Commission of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria
» Published 60+ papers in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters; peer-reviewer (Clinical Evidence, Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, International Urogynecology Journal, etc.)

Career History

2006 3-month Appointment as Senior Clinical Specialist and Consultant @ the Medical Department, Executive Management Prince Court Medical Engelbert Hanzal cv p 1/2 Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1999 - Head of the Urogynecological Division within the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Medical University of Vienna)
1995 - Associate Professor (Medical University of Vienna)
1994 - Study visit, Gynecologic Oncology, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, Australia
1993 - Senior staff Member Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics (Medical University of Vienna)
1989 - 1993 Specialty Training, 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Vienna, Austria
1985 - 1989 Internship, City Hospital Klosterneuburg, Austria

Personal Details

Engelbert Hanzal, MD, Assoc Prof
h: Hoelzlgasse 9, A-3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria
m: +43 664 5208077

w: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of General Gynecology and
Gynecologic Oncology. Medical University of Vienna, Waehringer Guertel 18-20,
1090 Vienna, Austria
t: +43 1 40400 2915
f: +43 1 40400 2911

private practice: Stadtplatz 4, 3400 Klosterneuburg, Austria
t: +43 664 5029248


born: 30/06/1961 Klosterneuburg | educated: 1967-70 elementary school Klosterneuburg | 1971-1979 College Klosterneuburg | 1979-85 Medical Faculty, University of Vienna, Austria | married to Margit since 1987 | children: Jakob, born 1990; Maria, born 1992; Klara, born 1997

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