Konrad Hoetzenecker, MD, PhD. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria. Prof. Konrad Hoetzenecker is an Associate Professor at the Department of Thoracic Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria. He received his medical degree in 2009 and finished his PhD in 2012. His research interests include airway surgery, lung transplantation and pulmonary metastasectomy. Prof. Hoetzenecker has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles and reviews. He has been awarded several prizes and grants and was the Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellow 2016 of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.