Univ. Prof. Dr. Andreas Obruca

Andreas Obruca

Born in 1967 in Vienna, has one daughter (born 1995).

Languages: German, English

  • Medical studies at the University of Vienna, 1992 doctor in general medicine
  • Research assistant and apprentice at the Institute for Sterility Treatment (Univ. Prof. Dr. W. Feichtinger); successful establishment of the micromanipulation and realization of the first pregnancy via ”Intracytoplasmatic Sperm Injection” in Austria; first pregnancy with testicular sperms in Austria.
  • Study visit at the IVF Centre of Herzeliya Medical Center, Israel (Dr. A. Kogosowski)
  • Establishment of micromanipulation in IVF via LASER
    Study visit at the Royal Women Hospital, Melbourne, Australia (Prof. Dr. I. Johnson)
    Studies of the ICSI (Intracytoplasmatic Sperm Injection)
  • Contract assistant, then university assistant at the General Hospital Vienna, in the Department for Gynecologic Endocrinology and Sterility Treatment (Prof. DDr. J. Huber); reconstruction of the IVF walk-in clinic of the University Women’s Clinic, successful establishment of Micromanipulation.
  • Since 2000 Doctor in Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • November 2002 bestowed with Venia docendi at the medical faculty of the University of Vienna, (”Microsurgery of the human ovum – optimization of the fertilization and implantation in the framework of in vitro fertilization”).
  • March 2003 bestowed with the title ”Extraordinary University Professor” by the federal minister Elisabeth Gehrer
  • June 2000 founded the Kinderwunschzentrum Goldenes Kreuz (together with Prof. Dr. Heinz Strohmer)
  • June 2002 Chairman of the 18th Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society for Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology 28-29th June in Vienna
  • 2003 founded the Austrian IVF Society together with Univ. Prof. Heinz Strohmer as a charitable interest representation agency of the Austrian IVF Centers.

Numerous publications, book contributions and lectures on the topics of reproduction and contraception.

Special areas and research interests:
Reproductive medicine
Ovarian stimulation: optimization and new approaches
Embryo development: improving culture conditions
Improving of the selection criteria for the ”optimal” embryo in order to prevent multiple pregnancies.