Univ-Prof.Prim.Dr.Gerald Tulzer

certified in Pediatric Cardiology, Neonatology and Intensive Care :

Professional Career

3/1983                        Graduation University of Vienna, Medical School

Post University Training

5/83 - 7/83 General Hospital of Linz

8/83 – 12/83Children‘s Hospital of Linz

1/84Wagner Jauregg Hospital Linz

2/84 – 5/86General Hospital of Linz

5/86 End of training - certified in General Medicine


Pediatric Training

5/86 - 8/89Children‘s Hospital Linz: internal Medicine, Oncology, Neonatology and Intensive Care, Cardiology

11/ 1986  Visiting fellowship: Univ. Vienna, Prof.Dr.M.Wimmer,Pediatric Cardiology, Echocardiography

11/ 1987  Visiting fellowship: Univ. Bonn, Germany, Prof.Dr.A.Redel, Pediatric Cardiology, Color-Doppler Echocardiography

3/ 1988  Visiting fellowship:: Univ. Innsbruck, Prof.Dr.Hammerer, Pediatric Cardiology, Echocardiography

9/89 – 12/90 Research and clinical fellowship at the "Children's Hospital of Phildadelphia" Department of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, USA, (Prof.Dr.JC Huhta, Prof.Dr.WI Norwood),Training in Fetal Cardiology, fetal echocardiography, diagnosis and treatment of hypoplastic left heart syndrome

4/90Pacemaker training, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

5/90Board certified in Pediatrics

1/91Oberarzt at the Children‘s Hospital of Linz, main focus on Pediatric Cardiology

11/91Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh, Scottland: Transesophageal Echocardiography

11-12/92Fellowship: Univ. Bonn, Pediatric Cardiology , Prof.Dr.A.Redel, cardiac catheterization

1994 - 19991. Oberarzt at the Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.  Responsible for  HIV infected children

from 1/93Consultant in Pediatrics at the General Hospital of Linz

from 3/93Head of the newly created Departments of Pediatric Cardiology at the Children‘s Hospital of Linz, Consultant at Court

1993Founding and development of a specialized pediatric cardiac catheterization laboratory

10/94Visiting fellowship: Children´s Hospital of Boston, Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Harvard Medical School: Interventional cardiac catheterization

11/94Habilitation in Pediatric Cardiology at theUniversity of Vienna (Univ.Doz.)

1995Foundation and Development of the „Children‘s Heart Centre Linz“  together with OA Dr. Mair (pediatric cardiac surgeon) with focus on early correction of complex congenital heart disease

1998 - 2002Secretary of the „Fetal Cardiology Working Group“ within the  AEPC (Association of European Pediatric Cardiologists)

2000                            World‘s first successful intrauterine treatment of a fetus with pulmonary atresia and intact septum

from 2000Foundation and Development of a fetal cardiac interventional programme together with Prim.Dr.Wolfgang Arzt (Institute for prenatal Medicine),currently (2011) the European largest centre for fetal cardiac interventions

2002 – 2006President of the „Fetal Cardiology Working Group“ of AEPC (Association of European Pediatric Cardiologists)

2004 – 2007Head of the Austrian„Pediatric Cardiolgy working group“

2003 -Council Member of the OÖGUM (Society of Ultrasound in Medicine)

2005ÖGUM Trainer

2006 – 2008Member of the Council of the AEPC Council (Association of European Pediatric Cardiologists)

2014                              Title: „Professor“



Scientific Prices


Book Chapters


Publications in peer reviewed journals

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