Franz Kainberger


Prof. Dr. Franz Kainberger
Dpmt. of Diagnostic Radiology
Medical University of Vienna
AKH, Waehringer Guertel 18-20
A-1090 Vienna / Austria
Phone: +43 1 40400 7620
Fax: +43 1 40400 3777
Email: franz.kainberger @

Research interests

  • Computer-assisted diagnosis of arthritis and related disorders
  • Tendon imaging
  • Teaching: case-based e-learning applications
  • Radiation protection: issuing Austrian guidelines for referring criteria in medicine.

Short CV

He published 207 scientific papers in international and national scientific journals and 63 books or book chapters as an author or co-author. He has been involved in various activities of national and European scientific associations. Currently, he is serving as President of the Austrian Society of Radiation Protection and as Treasurer of the Medical Society of Vienna. Since 2005, he is co-editor of the CME section of the journal “Der Radiologe” issued by Springer publishers. Main research interests are in the field of musculoskeletal radiology (with rheumatology, sports medicine, and orthopaedic oncology) and in computer-assisted radiology.He is member of the Austrian Society of Roentgenology (member of the Executive Committee from 1998 – 2004) and of the European Society of Radiology.