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Dr. Dieter Zakel MA
Schottenring 16
A-1010 Wien
Hotline: 0800 MEDIZIN

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Curriculum Vitæ

My Curriculum Vitæ. Start from the (my) roots...


  • 2015 Senior Medical Officer - International SOS
  • 2014 Humanitarian Relief Mission for the Christians in Iraq
  • 2014 Founder of "dr.ive in"
  • 2012 President of the Freiheitsakademie
  • 2010 Senior Consultant for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care - National Research Center for Maternal and Child Health - Astana - Kazakhstan
  • 2009 Chief Medical Officer of the FIFA U-17 World Cup Nigeria 2009
  • 2008 Medical Consultant for Vanbreda International
  • 2007 Start-up as a practitioner with cottage-hospital affiliation in Vienna and Upper Austria
  • 2007 Start-up as an independent health and medical consultant
  • 2007 Start-up business as an independent health manager
  • 2007 Founding of the lobbying agency Medtrix
  • 2007 Founding of the advertising agency Medvertising
  • 2006 Senior doctor at the neurological hospital at Linz
  • 2005 Specialist Diploma for blood group serology and transfusion medicine
  • 2005 Consultant of the Austrian Government
  • 2004 Master of Arts - International Relations
  • 2004 Senior doctor at the Regional Hospital at St. Pölten, Austria.
  • 2003 Head of the Vienna General Hospital AKH project – "Saving 50% Blood"
  • 2002 University Hospital for Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine
  • 1999 - 2003 Postgraduate studies at Webster University, Vienna Campus
  • 1998 Specialist diploma for anesthesiology and intensive care medicine
  • 1996 University hospital for anesthesiology and intensive care medicine at the Vienna General Hospital AKH
  • 1994-1995 Overseas employment within the scope of the United Nations: Force Medical Officer in IRAQ/KUWAIT, Medical Officer in SYRIA/ISRAEL
  • 1993-1994 Specialist training in pathology
  • 1992-1993 Specialist training in anesthesiology and intensive care medicine at the trauma center UKH at Linz
  • 1989-1992 Internship at the general hospital AKH in Linz, Austria, training in general medicine
  • 1982-1989 Medical studies in Vienna
  • 1981-1982 Officers' training (present rank: colonel; function: chief medical officer "NBC school"

Diplomas by the Austrian Chamber of Doctors:

  • Diploma: General Practitioner
  • Specialist diploma for anesthesiology and intensive care medicine
  • Specialist diploma for blood group serology and transfusion medicine
  • Emergency physician
  • Senior emergency physician
  • Clinical trial controller
  • Military surgeon

Diplomas by International Societies:

  • Diving and hyperbaric medicine (by the Austrian Society for Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine)
  • Diploma by the European Diving Technology Committee
  • Diploma for hyperbarics by the European Diving Technology Committee

International Assignments:

  • Operations Duty Officer -1986 UNFICYP - Cyprus.
  • Triage Officer and Head of Emergency Department - 1991 UNAFHIR - Iran.
  • Force Medical Officer 1994/95 UNIKOM/UNSCOM - Iraq/Kuwait.
  • Medical Officer 1995 UNDOF - Syria/Israel.
  • Chief Medical Officer 1999 KFOR Kosovo.
  • 2004 French Delegation to the OSCE in Vienna

International Research Experience:

  • Observership: 1993 Cornell Medical Center - Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery - Professor Isom.
  • Observership: 1996 Scripps Clinic and VA Medical Center San Diego.
  • Fellowship: 2001 Duke University - Center For Hyperbaric Medicine And Environmental
  • Physiology and Co-operation with the US Navy for optimizing efficiency of combat divers (Navy Seals)