Specialist in internal medicine, gastroenterology, hepatology, haematology and oncology


  • Office hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • After prior appointment by phone:
    Tuesday and Thursday, from 4 pm. to 7 p.m., phone: 01 535 58 99.
    Outside of the office hours you may call +436642646199
  • Health insurance companies: BVA, SVA, KFA, and private
  • Languages: german, english
"Cancer prevention in the gastrointestinal tract does not involve much effort, is associated with a low rate of complications, is painless, and extremely efficient. From the age of 50 years onward, every person should undergo a colonoscopy at least once."
  • Born in Vienna
  • Medical degree from the University of Vienna
  • Stays abroad during medical school at the University Clinic of Helsinki, at Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, and Charité Hospital in Berlin.
  • In charge of scientific research projects at the University Clinic of Vienna
Prim. Prof. Dr.
Christian Sebesta

Specialist in internal medicine, gastroenterology, hepatology, haematology and oncology
phone: 01 535 58 99 or
Outside of the office hours: +436642646199
Tue, Thu: 4 p.m. - 8 p.m
BVA, SVA, KFA and private


  • Trained as a specialist at Hanuschkrankenhaus
  • Military service at Heeresspital Stammersdorf

  • Degree of specialization in internal medicine with the additional sub-specialties of gastroenterology and hepatology, as well as hematology and oncology
  • Senior physician at the Second Department of Medicine, Donauspital
  • Served as a guest doctor at Rudolfstiftung Hospital in Vienna, Klinikum rechts der Isar in Munich, in Hamburg Eppendorf, the Ratcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, and the "School of Oncology" in Milan.

  • 2001 Head of the department of internal medicine at Klinikum Stockerau/Korneuburg
  • Medical Director of the clinic at Stockerau
  • Assistant Director of the Clinics Network
  • Head of both central laboratories
  • Head of the Drug Committee
  • 2003- 2010 Medical Director of Donauspital in Vienna
  • 2010 to the present day – Head of the Second Department of Medicine at Donauspital and Scientific Coordinator of the Nurses' Training School at SMZ-Ost.

  • More than 140 published scientific articles as lead author and co-author
  • Served for many years as a mentor in training programs of the American Medical Association
  • Chairman of Science Center Donaustadt
  • Head of the Boltzmann Cluster for translational oncology/ stem-cell transplantation at Donauspital

Main points of focus in medicine:

  • Gastroenterology and hepatology
  • Endoscopy and preventive colonoscopy
  • Polypectomies, mucosectomies, bougienage, stent implantations (esophagus)
  • Conservative treatment of hemorrhoids
  • ERCP with papillotomy
  • Stent placement and stone retrieval from the bile ducts
  • Oncological specialization in tumors of the gastrointestinal tract

Services offered at the medical office:

  • Internal medicine with focus on gastroenterology/hepatology and hematology/oncology
  • Inflammatory bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerous colitis
  • Functional and psychosomatic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract
  • Lactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, etc.
  • Celiac disease
  • Diet counseling
  • Preventive colonoscopy
  • Intestinal endoscopy (esophagogastroduodenoscopy, etc.)
  • Treatment of hemorrhoids (infrared, ligature, etc.)
  • Genetic counseling
  • Cancer prevention

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