Profile of Dr. Bernhard Ludvik


Bernhard Ludvik, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical University of Vienna


Office address:
Medical University of Vienna
Department of Internal Medicine III
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Waehringer Guertel 18-20
A-1090 Vienna

Phone/Fax: ++43 (01) 40 400 4364
Mobile: 0664-308 67 63



Associate Professor of Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Vice-chairman, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine III, University of Vienna (Vienna General Hospital), Acting head of the Diabetes Outpatient Clinic
Section Editor of Obesity Facts-The European Journal of Obesity
Member of the Editorial Board of Hamdan Medical Journal

Advisory Board  Austrian Obesity Association
President Elect Austrian Obesity Association
President of the Diabetes Initiative Austria
Past-President of the Austrian Diabetes Association

Member of the Scientific Committee of the IFSO (International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity)
Member of the Local Organisation Committee of the 50th EASD (European Association for the Study of Diabetes) 2014 in Vienna
Member of the International Scientific Committee of 20th ECO (European Congress on Obesity) 2013 in Liverpool


Date and place of Birth:                    June 21, 1961 in Vienna


University:                                          Medical School University of Vienna, graduation M.D. on February 7, 1985
1985 – 1992                                       Internship and residency from March 1, 1985 to June 30, 1992 at the Medical Department II, University of Vienna
1992 - 1994                                        Research Fellow at the University of California San Diego
since June 27, 1995                           Assistant Professor of Medicine 
since 1996                                          Specialist in Endocrinology and Metabolism
since October 01, 1998                      Associate Professor of Medicine
since November 2008                        Vice-chairman, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Research in obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes, more than 90 peer-reviewed publications in high ranked journals, reviewer in top journals, successful application for research grants, organisation of national and international meetings


Basic research on the pathogenesis and therapy of type 2 diabetes, the metabolic syndrome and obesity

Clinical research on the treatment of obesity, diabetes and lipid metabolism as the principal investigator of numerous studies and clinical trials in phases 1, 2 and 3

Nutritional Medicine

Original publications (Medline: 100) in many top journals, review articles, book contributions, numerous presentations at national and international congresses, organization of national and international congresses, reviews for top journals (e.g. Diabetes, Diabetes Care, Diabetologia, European J. Clin. Investigation)

Citation Report:

h - Index:                      24
Number of citations:       2117

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