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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. UNDT Gerhard

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. UNDT Gerhard

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Gerhard Undt was trained in oral
and maxillofacial surgery as well as in dental medicine at
the University of Vienna. His education included numerous
study visits to hospitals in Europe and in the U.S.A.


Since 1992 Prof. Undt has specialised in the field of dysfunctions
of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). In 1998, he became
director of the clinic for TMJ disorders, myofunction and facial
pain at the Vienna University Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery. Since 2003 Professor Undt has also focused on the
endoscopic treatment of salivary gland diseases.


Nowadays Prof. Undt is among the world‘s leading specialists
in the field of arthroscopic and reconstructive TMJ surgery. Not
only does he perform surgery in Vienna, but also in university
clinics all over the world as a guest professor. His numerous live operations
that are transmitted to international congresses and


symposia have helped to familiarize a large group of specialists
with minimally invasive surgical techniques for TMJ surgery.
In his private practice, Prof. Undt offers surgical as well as
conservative treatment to patients with TMJ disorders and facial
pain, providing occlusal appliances that help to unload the joints
and the masticatory muscles. He also coordinates the
interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s disease.

 

  • Professor Undt was born in Vienna, Austria in 1955. He is married and has two children
  • 1961 - 64 Primary school in Wien-Aspern
  • 1965 - 73 Bundesgymnasium Vienna XXI (secondary school), final qualifications with excellent results
  • 1973 - 83 University of Vienna, Medical school
  • 1975 Plastic surgery with Prof. Millesi at the 1st Surgical University Clinic, Vienna
  • 1977 Internal medicine at St. Hildegard Hospital Berlin, Germany
  • 1977 Oral and maxillofacial surgery with Prof. Rehrmann at the University Clinic of Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 1979 Vascular surgery with Univ. Prof. Gillet, plastic surgery with Prof. Ricbourg at the University Clinic Besancon, France
  • 1979 Traumatology with Prof. Gonzales Vicen, cardio-vascular surgery with Prof. Rivera at the Ciudad Sanitaria Provincial Madrid, Spain
  • 1981 Cardiology with Prof. Helmer at Huddinge Sjukhus Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1983 Doctorate in medicine at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 1983 - 84 Medical training at Krankenanstalt Rudolfstiftung der Stadt Wien (Cardiology with Univ. Prof. Slany, neurosurgey with Univ. Prof. Brenner)
  • 1984 Military service (Feldambulanz Götzendorf)
  • 1984 - 85 Assistant doctor at the Vienna Psychiatric Hospital Baumgartner Hoehe
  • 1985 - 89 Assistant doctor at the Wilhelminenspital, Vienna

Training in the following specialties:

  • Traumatology at the department of Prof. Vecsei
  • Gastroenterology at the department of Prof. Pointner
  • Paediatrics at the department of Prof. Weippl
  • Pneumology at the department of. Prof. Kummer
  • Urology at the department of Prof. Esch
  • Oto-rhino-laryngology at the department of Dr. Arnoldner
  • Pathology at the department of Dr. Kofler
  • Dermatology at the department of Prof. Partsch
  • Anaesthesiology at the department of Dr. Neubauer
  • General surgery at the department of Prof. Kreuzer
  • Gynaecology at the department of Prof. Baumgarten

  • 1989 Ius practicandi
  • 1989 - 91 Resident physician at the neurological department at Pflegeheim Lainz, Vienna (Head: Prof. Dr. Danielczyk)
  • 1991 - 96 Assistant surgeon at the University Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vienna (Head: Prof. DDr. Ewers)
  • 1994 - 96 Clinical training in dentistry at the University Clinic for Dentistry, Vienna (Head: Prof. Dr. Slavicek)
  • 1996 Graduate in dentistry with excellent success
  • Seit 1996 Senior surgeon at the University Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vienna (Head: Prof. DDr. Ewers)
  • 1997 Visiting Assistant Professor at the following hospitals: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • San Diego Center for Plastic, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, San Diego, California, an der Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Diego
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery der School of Dentistry, University
  • of California, San Francisco and Department of ENT Surgery, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
  • 2000 PhD degree in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Thesis: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Functional Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint with Special Emphasis on Recurrent Mandibular Dislocation”
  • 2000 Doctorate in dentistry, University of Vienna
  • 2001 Associate Professor for oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • 2003 Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Sousse, Tunesia
  • 2004 Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Udine, Italy
  • 2006 Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Budapest, Hungary
  • 2007 Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Udine, Ital
  • Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai, China
  • 2008 Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Rome, Italy
  • Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Budapest, Hungary
  • 2009 Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Dresden, Germany
  • Visiting Professor at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Ljubljana, Slovenia