Important Numbers and Links

Emergency: Physicians, Ambulances and Transportation
(Nights, weekends and holidays)
Ambulance:Tel: 144
Johanniter (St. John’s) ambulance service (non-emergency):Tel: +43-1 47600, RK: +43-1 52144
To speak to or dispatch a physician on call in Vienna:Tel: 141
Emergency and accident ambulatory clinics in Vienna
Psychiatric emergency services:Tel: +43-1 31330
Dental emergency services:Tel: +43-1 512 20 78
Pharmacies in Austria - night and emergency service:Tel: +43-1 1455

Physicians and hospitals in Vienna and Lower Austria:
Search for physicians in Vienna
Search for physicians in Lower Austria
Hospitals in Vienna
Hospitals in Lower Austria
AKH (General Hospital Hotline) – Directory of departments and physicians
Private hospitals in Vienna

Additional helpful links
Assistance with authorities, administrative bodies and institutions
Directory of specific diseases and health related topics for Vienna

Geriatric care and services:
At home:
Hourly or around the clock care at patient’s home. These are mostly Slovakian and Romanian caregivers with a working knowledge of German. All of our patients have had positive experiences with these services.

Mag. Catherine Schwägerl-Duschek
(private but highly recommended)
Tel: +43-664 535 24 24
Fax: +43-1 25 33 033 12 95

Michaele Dechet
(private, also highly recommended)
Tel: +43-664 9780604

Various senior homes:
Kuratorium Wiener Pensionistenhäuser1090 Vienna, Seegasse 9Tel: +43-1 313 99 0
Seniorenheim der Wiener Kaufmannschaft1190 Vienna, Hartäckerstrasse 45Tel:+43-1 47620 606
Wohnpark Fortuna1190 Vienna, Weinberggasse 67-71Tel: +43-1 47620
Döblinger Seniorenpflegeresidenzen1190 Vienna Ambrustergasse 6-8Tel: +43-1 379050
Confraternität Pötzleinsdorf1190 Vienna, Khevenhüllerstrasse 18Tel: +43-1 4401493

Directory of senior homes in Vienna
Directory of senior homes in Lower Austria

Medical references for those who wish to learn more
Diseases, Health topics, Lab values, Symptoms, Surgical procedures, Medications, Medical dictionary
or Surfmed a good source of information for patients

Consult the famous Mayoclinic for a “second opinion” concerning your health?

Highwire StanfordA medical database with multiple journals.
PubMedNational Library of Medicine
MerlineThe medical database
Ahc-ConsiliumPhysicians‘ reference for the treatment of common diseases
Emedicine.comOnline medical reference (in English)