Karl A. Miller, MD  FACS

Associate Professor of Surgery

General Surgeon, Bariatric Surgeon

karl@miller.co.at

 

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Karl A. Miller - Surgeons Profile

Born 16-03-1958 in Salzburg, Austria

Study of Medicine at the University of Innsbruck, M.D. 07-05-1983

Internship 1984 - 1985, General Hospital Salzburg

1985 First Aid Medicine 01 10 1985

1989 Oberleutnantarzt (Officer in the Austrian Army)

1991 General Surgeon - Consultant Surgeon

1995 - 2000 Chief Deputy Surgeon at 2nd. Surgical Department, Country Hospital Salzburg, now Paracelsus Private Medical University Clinic

1996 - 2014 Court Expert Witness of General Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Innsbruck, Austria 09 12 1996

1996 onward; Faculty of the European Surgical Institute: Minimal Invasive Techniques in Visceral Surgery and Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery

2001-2015 Head of the Surgical Department Hallein Clinic, Austria

2002 International Advisory Board - Saad Hospital Al Khobar

2003 Associate Editor of the top journal "Obesity Surgery"

2005 Advisory Board "World Clinics and Hospitals"

2005 IVOW Clinical Advisory Board

2006 Director of the Bariatric Surgery Program of the Paracelsus Private Medical University

Faculty at the Sharjah Surgical Institute (SSI) United Arab Emirates for Bariatric Surgery since 2010

2006 Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

2006 Fellow of the American College of Surgeons F.A.C.S.

2008 Associate Editor of the Journal Obesity Facts (European Journal of Obesity)

2009 onward International Scientific Board of the Journal “Videosurgery and other Miniinvasive Techniques”

2011 onward Editorial Board Member of Bariatric Times

2010-2011 President of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO)

2012 onward Editorial Board Member of the Journal Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (SOARD)

2015 President of the 20th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

2015 Chief Medical Officer Johnson & Johnson Middle East

2015 Head of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgical Unit, Diakonissen & Wehrle Private Clinic, Salzburg Austria

 

 

 

 

 
  • Experience

  • Performed bariatric / metabolic surgery as early as 1994

  • Received specific obesity surgery training at Iowa University with Dr. E. Mason

  • Performed laparoscopic surgery as early as June 1989

  • Developed and standardized the surgical technique for the laparoscopic application of gastric banding (pars flaccida technique)

  • Experienced in laparoscopic gastric surgery  and laparoscopic functional surgery of the stomach (Nissen fundoplicatio)

  • Regularly performs live procedures in front of audiences in the following countries: Austria, Australia, Hungary, South Africa, Germany, Norway, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Poland, Cyprus ...More >>

  • Teaches at the European Surgical Institute, Hamburg, Germany, at the Laparoscopic Morbid Obesity Surgery Masterclass, Elancourt, France and Obesity Surgery for the Austrian Professional Surgical Association

  • Organized 20 international workshops per year  since 2003 where over 380 surgeons worldwide were given "hands-on" training on the laparoscopic application of gastric banding and gastric bypass

  • Organized the World Congress on Obesity Surgery 1999 in Salzburg Austria

  • Congress President of the 20th World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, Vienna , Austria

  • Organized the International Obesity Surgery Expert Meeting since 2003

  • Has given over 200 lectures worldwide

  • Published more than 80 medical articles and proceedings in journals around the world including the American Journal of Surgery, Annals of Surgery, Diabetes, Intensive Care Medicine, Surgical Endoscopy, Obesity Surgery, Journal de Coelio-Chirurgie, Surgical Laparoscopy & Endoscopy, Hepato-Gastroenterology  ...More >>

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