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Plastische und Rekonstruktive Chirurgie

Plastischer Chirurg

Professor Dr. Chieh-Han John Tzou was trained at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria (MUW) and at the Chang Gung Medical University Taipei-Linkou, Taiwan. He was a visitor at the Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea and the Medical University of Tokyo, Japan. He is specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery and his research focus is in facial palsy, lymphedema and the peripheral nerve.
He has been invited to numerous international conferences; moreover as a mentor and teacher he has trained plastic reconstructive surgeons, medical students and medical nurses at the Medical University Hospital of Vienna, Austria.

PROF. DR. TZOU

Meet Prof. Dr. Tzou

Priv.-Doz. Privatdozent Privat Dozent PD P.D. Tzou Prof. Assoc Prof. MBA Associate Professor

Krankenhaus Göttlicher Heiland Wien

KHGH

Hospital of Divine Saviour Vienna

Meet Prof. Dr. Tzou

Professor Dr. Chieh-Han John Tzou was trained at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria (MUW) and at the Chang Gung Medical University Taipei-Linkou, Taiwan. He was as visitor at the Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea and Medical University of Tokyo, Japan. He is specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery and his research focus is in facial palsy, lymphedema and peripheral nerve.
Professor Dr. Chieh-Han John Tzou has been invited to numerous international conferences, moreover as a mentor and teacher he trained plastic reconstructive surgeons, medical students as medical nurses at the Medical University Hospital of Vienna, Austria.

Education

Professor Dr. Tzou was born in Taipei, Taiwan,  grew up in Vienna, Austria and spent time in USA.

Employment Record

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Medical University of Vienna (MUW)
Director of the Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery Clinic (MUW)
Director of Reconstructive Lymphedema Surgery Clinic (MUW)
Vice Director of the Burn Intensive Care Unit of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (MUW)
Vice Director of the Skin Bank of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (MUW)
Quality Manager of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (MUW)
International Coordinator (Fellowship and Visitor) of Department of Surgery (MUW)
Curriculum Director of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (MUW)

Certification & Licensure

2008    Austrian board certified in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery
2000   Graduation from Medical University of Vienna, Austria (Doctoral Dissertation)
2015    MBA Healthcare Management, Economy University of Vienna (WU), Executive Academy, Austria
2015    Certificate in “Leadership Curriculum” of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria
2014    Certificate in “Quality Management ISO 9001” Vienna, Austria
2011     Certificate in “AO Trauma Course Osteosynthesis” Graz, Austria
2009   Certificate of Laser Handling “Laserschutzkurs” Linz, Austria
2009   Advanced training in Peripheral Nerve Surgery at the ERASMUS Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2008   Advanced training in Sternal Compilation at the German Heart Center, Munich, Germany
2003   Advanced training in Flap courses (2003-2008) at Institute of Anatomy, University of Vienna, Austria
2002    Advanced training in Hand surgery at Wiener Handkurse, Prof. Böhler, Vienna, Austria
2000    Executive English Public Speech Program, University of California Berkley, USA
2000    Graduation from Medical University of Vienna, Austria

Memberships & Affiliations

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
Austrian Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Society (ÖGPÄRCH)
Austrian Surgery Society (ÖGC)
INTERPLAST Germany e.V. 
Taiwan Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (TSRM)
World Society of Lymphedema Surgery (WSLS) 
World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM)

Publications

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov (TZOU-CH)
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov (TZOU-CJ)
ORCID 000-0002-3903-801X

Research

Facial Palsy
Lymphedema
Nerve

Volunteer Experience

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corp Mission: 2016 Miao Li, Taiwan

News & Media

Fellow of Chang Gung University Hospital (Prof. Dr. Fu Chan WEI) 
Vier Finger gerettet: Nach Griff in Säge 17 Stunden operiert

PRIV.-DOZ. DR. TZOU

Meet Priv.-Doz. Dr. Tzou

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Chieh-Han John Tzou was trained at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria (MUV) and at the Chang Gung Medical University Taipei-Linkou, Taiwan. He was a visitor at the Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea and the Medical University of Tokyo, Japan. He is specialist in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery (PRS) and his research focus is in facial palsy, lymphedema and the peripheral nerve. In 2016 the Medical University of Vienna, Austria (MUV) granted him the teaching qualification (venia docendi, Priv.-Doz., Habilitation) for plastic and reconstructive surgery and in 2017, the qualification for Associate Professor. He has been invited to numerous international conferences; moreover as a mentor and teacher he has trained plastic reconstructive surgeons, medical students and medical nurses in several institutions worldwide.

Education

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Tzou was born in Taipei, Taiwan,  grew up in Vienna, Austria and spent considerable time living in the United States.

Employment Record

2017  Director of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic (KHGH)
2017  Qualification Associate Professor (MUV)
2016  Habilitation in Plastic und Rekonstruktive Surgery: Facial Palsy Surgery (MUV)
2014 to 2017  Director of the Facial Surgery Clinic PRS (MUV)
2014 to 2017  Director of Reconstructive Lymphedema Surgery Clinic PRS (MUV)
2013 to 2017  International Coordinator for Surgical Fellowship/ Visitorship (MUV)
2015 to 2017 Vice Director of the Burn Intensive Care Unit PRS 13i1 (MUV)
2009 to 2017 Vice Director of the Skin Bank PRS (MUV)
2008 to 2017 Qualitymanager at PRS (MUV)

Certification & Licensure

2017    Certificate in “Quality Management ISO 9001:2015” Vienna, Austria
2016 Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea, Prof. J.P. Hong: Lymphovenous Anastomosis (LVA) 2015    MBA Healthcare Management, Economy University of Vienna (WU, EA),  Austria
2015    Certificate in the Leadership Curriculum of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria 2015    University of Tokyo, Japan, Prof. I. Koshima: Lymphovenous Anastomosis (LVA)
2014    Certificate in “Quality Management ISO 9001” Vienna, Austria
2013    CGMH, Taipei, Taiwan, Prof. F.C. Wei: Microsurgical Reconstruction
2013    CGMH, Taipei, Taiwan, Prof. D.C.C. Chuang: Peripheral Nerve & Facial Palsy Surgery
2013    CGMH, Taipei, Taiwan, Prof. M.H. Cheng: Vascularized LymphNode Transfer (VLNT)
2012    Fellowship Chang Gung Memorial University Hospital (CGMH), Taipei-Linkou, Taiwan 2011    Certificate in “AO Trauma Course Osteosynthesis” Graz, Austria
2009    Certificate of Laser Handling “Laserschutzkurs” Linz, Austria
2009    Advanced training in Nerve Surgery at ERASMUS Medical Center, RTM, Netherlands
2008    Advanced training in Sternal Complication at German Heart Center, MUC, Germany
2003    Advanced training in Flap courses (2003–2008) at Institute of Anatomy, MUV
2002    Advanced training in Hand Surgery at Wiener Handkurse, Prof. Böhler, Vienna, Austria
2000    Executive English Public Speech Program, University of California Berkley, USA
2000    Doctoral Dissertation: 3D video-analysis of facial movements in healthy volunteers
2000    Graduation from Medical University of Vienna, Austria (Doctoral Dissertation)

Memberships & Affiliations

American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
Austrian Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Society (ÖGPÄRCH)
Austrian Surgery Society (ÖGC)
INTERPLAST Germany e.V. 
Taiwan Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (TSRM)
World Society of Lymphedema Surgery (WSLS) 
World Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM)

Publications

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov (TZOU-CH)
ORCID 000-0002-3903-801X

Research

Facial Palsy
Lymphedema
Nerve

Volunteer Experience

Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps Mission: 2016 Miao Li, Taiwan
Vienna Church Humanitarian Medical Mission: 2017 Tirana, Albania

News & Media

Fellow of Chang Gung University Hospital Prof. Dr. Fu Chan WEI (2012/08 Apple Daily News) 
Successfull Replantation of Four Fingers: 17 Hours  (2014/10 NOEN Magazine)
High Precision in Lymphedema Therapy: Supermicrosurgery (2018/03 Vinzenz Magazine)