Univ.-Prof. Dr. Marco Idzko


Head of Division of Pulmonology - Medical University of Vienna

The Department of Pulmonology of the Medical University of Vienna at Vienna General Hospital offers a wide range of clinical focal points with which I can offer my patients the optimal setting for their treatment. I can work in an uncomplicated and solution-oriented way, with the help of a top team, and thus ensure the recovery and health of my patients. A unique combination of interdisciplinary diagnostic and therapeutic options with the use of state-of-the-art drug and technical procedures, some of which are only available in studies.


  • 1995 – 2002 Medical studies in Freiburg, Vienna, Cape Town and Sydney
  • 1998 – 2000 Dissertation with Prof. Dr. C. Virchow, Univ. Clinic Freiburg, assessment "summa cum laude"
  • 2002 – 2011 Specialist training in internal medicine and pneumology, University Clinic Freiburg
  • 2005 – 2007 Research and Emmy-Noether Fellow in "Translational Pneumology", Erasmus MC, Rotterdam/Holland and University of Siena/Italy
  • 2006 Habilitation
  • 2007 – 2013 Emmy Noether Group Leader of the DFG
  • 2013 Appointment as Adjunct Professor
  • 2011 – 2013 Senior Physician at the Clinic for Pneumology, Univ. Clinic Freiburg
  • 2013 – 2017 Deputy Medical Director, Senior Physician and Human Resources, Univ. Clinic Freiburg
  • 2014 Additional qualification as a sleep physician
  • 2015 Authorization for further training in sleep medicine at the Freiburg Medical Association
  • 2015 Master of Pulmonary Vascular Diseases (MPVD Bologna, ERS)
  • 10/2017 Head of the Division of Pulmonology, Medical University Vienna
  • 2022 Additional qualification in allergology from the Austrian Medical Association
Head of Division of Pulmonology - Medical University of Vienna

Head of Division of Pulmonology - Medical University of Vienna

Clinical Focus

  • Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency
  • Allergology
  • Bronchial asthma: GAN Centre for Severe Asthma (Reference Centre)
  • Chronischer Husten / Chronic Cough Center
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • COVID-19
  • Lung infection
  • Lung cancer
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis / Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Pulmonary hypertension / pulmonary hypertension
  • Sleep-disordered breathing


  • 2003 Scholarship of the Novartis Foundation
  • 2005 Emmy Noether Fellow (Phase 1) of the DFG
  • 2006 2"d Prize of the Clinical Allergy and and lmmunology Award of the ERS
  • 2007 Emmy Noether Group leader (Phase II)
  • 2008 Curt Dehner Prize of the German Society of Pneumology (DGP)
  • 2009 Allergopharma Award 2009 EAACI
  • 2009 Theodor Frerichs Award of the DGIM
  • 2012 Fellow of the Böhringer-lngelheim-Foundation (3-Plus-program)




  • 2010-2014 Head of the Long Range Planning Committee, Assembly 5 of the ERS
  • 2016-2019 Secretary of Assembly 5.3 of the ERS
  • 2019-2022 Head of Assembly 5.3 of the ERS
  • 2016-2018 Secretary of Assembly 1 Allergy and Immunology of the DGP
  • 2018-2022 Head of the Arbeitskreis Allergy and Asthma of the ÖGP
  • 2023-  Secretary of the Arbeitskreis Allergy and Asthma of the ÖGP
  • since 2011 Associated Editor PLos One
  • since 2014 Associated Editor BMC Pulmonary Medicine
  • since 2017 Associated Editor Frontiers in Immunology
  • since 2019 Section Editor Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift
  • since 2021 Associated Editor Respirator Research

Private Practice

We will be happy to clarify your problem – everything should be optimally prepared for this.
Please remember to bring all documents including X-ray examinations (preferably on CD-ROM) as well as your current list of medications.
Please also fill in the Select the form in advance and bring it with you to your appointment:

Form (PDF)

Patients can be examined directly at the AKH by appointment as part of my private practice. If an inpatient admission is necessary, this is done by the Department of Pulmonology at Vienna General Hospital.

Phone: +43 664 800 165 8011
E-mail: marco.idzko@meduniwien.ac.at

Secretariat of Pulmonology
Level 6, Area 6 L, Room Number 06.L9.31
Department of Internal Medicine II - Division of Pulmonology
Währinger Gürtel 18–20, 1090 Vienna


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