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Priv. Doz. Dr. med. univ. Thomas M. Tiefenböck MSC, PhD

Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery


Specialist Orthopedics & Traumatology — 2019 – Present

Medical University Vienna, Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery

Founder OrthoTraumaVienna — 2020 – Present

Staff Member Sportambulatorium Wien 2016 – Present

Phone: + 43 664 9161306

E-Mail: thomas.tiefenboeck@meduiwien.ac.at 




Resident Orthopedics & Traumatology — 2016 – 2019

Medical University Vienna, Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery

Resident Orthopedics — 2015 – 2016

Herz-Jesu Krankenhaus, Department of Orthopedics

Resident Orthopedics & Traumatology — 2013 – 2015

Medical University Vienna, Department of Orthopedics and Trauma-Surgery 



Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Medical University Vienna — 2022

Thesis: Influence of different graft link preparation methods on graft link stability for anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction

Vena docendi (Privatdozent) Orthopedics & Traumatology Medical University Vienna — 2020

Topic: Graft Selection in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

Master of Science (MSc), Donauuniversität Krems, 2018 Advanced Orthopedics and Traumatology

Thesis: Complete local tumor control after curettage of chondroblastoma – a retrospective analysis 



Quadriceps Tendon – Surgical Experience

QT as graft of choice in primary and revision ACL reconstruction>

> 150 QT procedures carried out (ACL-R, MCL & MPFL)

> 200 QT procedures as an assistant



Selected ACL & Quadriceps Tendon related Research

  • Pichler L, Pichler L, Liu M, Payr S, Binder H, Kaiser G, Hofbauer M, Tiefenboeck T. Functional Outcome of All-Soft-Tissue Quadriceps Tendon Autograft in ACL Reconstruction in Young and Athletic Patients at a Minimum Follow-Up of 1 Year. J Clin Med. 2022 Nov 12;11(22):6706, PMID: 36431183;
  • Bumberger A, Koller U, Hofbauer M, Tiefenboeck TM, Hajdu S, Windhager R, Waldstein W. Ramp lesions are frequently missed in ACL-deficient knees and should be repaired in case of instability. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2020 Mar;28(3):840-854, PMID: 31076825;
  • Tiefenboeck TM, Hirtler L, Winnisch M, Joestl J, Koch T, Komjati M, Hofbauer M, Ostermann RC. A bigger suture diameter for anterior cruciate ligament all-inside graft link preparation leads to better graft stability: An anatomical specimen study. Knee. 2018 Jun;25(3):427-433, PMID: 29628315. Winnisch M, Tiefenboeck TM, Steiger M, Komjati M, Hofbauer M, Kdolsky R. Long-term results after primary augmented repair of proximal tears of the anterior cruciate ligament with the Kennedy-LAD – Does it work? Knee. 2018 Dec;25(6):1115-1121, PMID: 30193977.
  • Schurz M, Tiefenboeck TM, Winnisch M, Syre S, Plachel F, Steiner G, Hajdu S, Hofbauer M. Clinical and Functional Outcome of All-Inside Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction at a Minimum of 2 Years’ Follow-up. Arthroscopy. 2016 Feb;32(2):332-7, PMID: 26603826.
  • Tiefenboeck TM, Thurmaier E, Tiefenboeck MM, Ostermann RC, Joestl J, Winnisch M, Schurz M, Hajdu S, Hofbauer M. Clinical and functional outcome after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using the LARS™ system at a minimum follow-up of 10 years. Knee. 2015 Dec;22(6):565-8, PMID: 26122668. 



Certificates & Memberships

Arthrex Future Group Member

FIFA Diploma Medicine

Diploma Austrian Medical Chamber:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip-Sonography 



Gesellschaft für Arthroskopie und Gelenkchirurgie


Gesellschaft für Orthopädisch-Traumatologische Sportmedizin


European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery & Arthroscopy


Österreichische Gesellschaft für Unfallchirurgie


Österreichische Gesellschaft für Orthopädie und orthopädische Chirurgie


Österreichische Gesellschaft für Akupunktur