Wunschbaby Institut Feichtinger


Michael Feichtinger MD, PhD

  • Born in Vienna and raised in the suburbs of Vienna, Austria. Early interest in natural sciences and music. 12 years of school, the last 4 years in a high-school with natural science / mathematical focus.
  • After high school 7 years of human medicine studies
  • 6 years at the Medical University of Vienna and one year at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm as an Erasmus student.
  • Scientific collaboration with Kenny Rodriguez-Wallberg at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm and Prof. Mats Brännström at Sahlgrenska Institutet, Gothenburg. During medical studies month-long internships in hospitals in Umeå, Sweden and Perm, Russia.
  • Biology studies from 2008 to 2010 (no degree).
  • Graduation of university in July 2012.
  • Since 2005 scientific assistant at the Wunschbaby Institut Feichtinger with focus on reproductive medicine.
  • From September to December 2012 resident at the same place.
  • From December 2012 until December 2017 resident at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical University of Vienna.
  • From October 2014 until August 2017, PhD studies on Clinical Endocrinology at the Medical University of Vienna (Thesis: Novel treatment approaches to enhance fertility potential in infertile women).
  • From October 2016 until June 2017 studies on health care management at the Danube University in Krems.
  • „Young Ambassador” of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) 2016.
  • Chief-resident at the department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical University of Vienna from October 2016-April 2017.
  • Scientific research fellowship at the reproductive unit of Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm from April until July 2016.
  • From May until December 2017 clinical rotation to the gynecological department in Bad Langensalza, Germany.
  • Specialist exam in Obstetrics and Gynecology in November 2017 in Jena, Germany.
  • Since January 2018 consultant at the Wunschbaby Institut Feichtinger.
  • Since January 2018 Post-Doc at the Karolinska Institutet, Department of Oncology/Pathology.

Teaching and presenting activities

  • Regular teaching activity for students in their 3rd, 5th and 6th year of medicine at the Medical University of Vienna.
  • Teaching of embryology and pregnancy complications for midwife students at the University of Applied Sciences, Vienna.
  • Presentations on several national and international conferences.

Scientific focus

  • Preimplantation genetic testing
  • PCO-Syndrome
  • Endometriosis
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Fertility Preservation
  • Gynecological Transplantations
  • Assisted Reproduction in Patients from the Middle East
  • Fertility and assisted reproduction in women with metabolic disturbances
  • reproduction and pregnancy after gastric bypass

Languages spoken

  • German (mother-tongue)
  • English (fluent)
  • Italian (advanced)
  • Swedish (advanced)
  • Russian (basic knowledge)

Grants and Scholarships

  • Visiting scholarship for the European Forum Alpbach in 2009
  • ERASMUS scholarship 2011/12
  • Top-Stipendium of the Niederösterreich Region 2011
  • Scientific Grant of the Mayor of the City of Vienna 2014
  • Young Ambassador of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Endocrinology (ESHRE) 2016
  • Ferring research price at the annual meeting of the Austrian society of reproductive medicine in Eisenstadt, October 2016
  • Veronika Fialka-Moser Diversity Price for Research, November 2017


  • Masterclass in Vacuum Assisted Delivery; Vacca Research, 2013
  • International Russian Language and Culture Courses Certificate (Lomonossow University Moscow)
    Creativity: Music to my ears, Stanford University online course, 2014 ,
  • Statistics for Medical Professionals, Stanford School of Medicine 2015
  • Writing in the Sciences, Stanford School of Medicine 2015
  • Colposcopy diploma AG-CPC 2016
  • Ultrasound Certification ÖGUM1
  • Principles of Fertility Preservation for Reproductive Health Providers Certificate Course – American Society of Reproductive Medicine 2017
  • Education Diploma of the medical doctors chamber Vienna
  • Sedation and emergency management certificate 2018


  • Trombone playing (Jazz, Classical, „Wiener Konzertvereinigung“, „Opernwerkstatt“)
  • Singing
  • Guitar playing
  • Nature

Reviewing for international journals

  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics
  • Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • ESHRE Guideline for Premature Ovarian Failure 


Current list of all original research can be found at the following link:




Neurogenic differentiation of amniotic fluid stem cells.
Rosner M, Mikula M, Preitschopf A, Feichtinger M, Schipany K, Hengstschläger M. Amino Acids 2012 May;42(5):1591-6.


Metabolic and Reproductive Consequences of the Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Feichtinger M, Stopp T, Göbl C

Wien Med Wochenschr. 2016 Mar;166(3-4):139-42.


Fertility preservation in women with cervical, endometrial or ovarian cancers

Feichtinger M, Rodriguez-Wallberg K.

Gynecologic Oncology Research and Practice 2016 Jul 27;3:8.


Uterustransplantation – pro und contra (Uterine Transplantation – pros and cons)

Feichtinger M

Gyn Aktiv 2016, 6, 48-49


Bariatrische Chirurgie: Einflüsse auf Reproduktion und Schwangerschaft  

(Bariatric surgery: impact on reproduction and pregnancy)

Göbl C, Feichtinger M

Speculum - Zeitschrift für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe 2017; 35 (3) (Ausgabe für Österreich), 17-19


Gynäkologische Transplantationen – Zukunft der operativen Gynäkologie oder Ressourcenverschwendung?

(Gynecological transplantations – the future of operative gynecology or waste of ressources?)

Feichtinger M

Praktische Gynäkologie 2017, 6, 489-494



Reduced ovarian sensitivity but maintained cumulative live-birth rates after IVF/ICSI with   SET in women with endometriosis

Feichtinger M, Nordenhök E, Olofsson J.I., Rodriguez-Wallberg K.A.

Hum. Reprod. (2017), 32 (suppl 1): i1-i502  doi:10.1093/humrep/32.Supplement_1.1


Pre- and Peripartal Management of a Woman with McArdle Disease: A Case Report and Literature Review

Stopp T, Feichtinger M, Eppel W, Stulnig T, Husslein P, Göbl C

Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 2017; 77(05): 524-561


Allogeneic transplantation of ovarian tissue with sole use of novel immunomodulator, preimplantation factor (PIF), restored ovarian function in baboons

Feichtinger M, Barnea E.R., Nyachieo A., Brännström M., Kim S.S.

Fertility and Sterility (2016), Volume 106 , Issue 3 , e375


Oraler-Glukose-Toleranz-Test nach Magenbypass ist ineffektiv zur Diagnose von Gestationsdiabetes

(Oral glucose tolerance test after gastric bypass is not effective to diagnose gestational diabetes)
Feichtinger M, Stopp T, Hofmann S, Springer S, Pils S, Kautzky-Willer A, Kiss H, Eppel W, Tura A, Bozkurt L, Göbl C
44. Jahrestagung der Österreichischen Diabetes Gesellschaft – Salzburg, 19.-21. November 2016
Wien Klin Wochenschr 2016;128(Suppl 6):S404


Reproduktionsmedizinisches Outcome bei Patientinnen aus dem mittleren Osten verglichen mit Europäerinnen

(Reproductive outcome in patients from the Middle East compared with European patients

Feichtinger M, Göbl, Weghofer A, Feichtinger W

J. Reproduktionsmed. Endokrinol 2016; 13 (4), 160-166


Comparison of reproductive parameters in European and middle eastern minority patients

Feichtinger W, Feichtinger M

Hum. Reprod. (2015) 30 (suppl 1): i1-i501 doi:10.1093/humrep/30.Supplement_1.1


Pregnancy rates after preimplantation genetic diagnoses on polar bodies using CGH

Feichtinger M, Stopp T, Göbl C, Feichtinger E, Vaccari E, Mädel U, et al.

Hum. Reprod. (2014) 29 (suppl 1): i1-i389 doi:10.1093/humrep/29.Supplement_1.1


VEGF und IL1RA Konzentrationen im Nabelschnurserum von Frauen mit Gestationsdiabetes

(VEGF and IL1RA concentrations in umbilical serum of women with gestational diabetes)

Rosta K, Hadarits O, Al-Aissa Z, List A, Feichtinger M, Sziller I, Rigo J, Somogyi A, Firneisz G, Kautzky-Willer A, Harreiter J, Bancher-Todesca D

Geburtshilfe Frauenheilkd 2014; 74 - PO_Geb04_11


Prävalenz hysteroskopisch/bioptisch verifizierter intrauteriner Pathologien bei Patientinnen mit Kinderwunsch

(Prevalence of hysteroscopically/bioptically verified intrauterine pathologies in infertile patients)

Trofaier M-L, Feichtinger M, Feichtinger W, Stroh-Weigert M

J. Reproduktionsmed. Endokrinol 2014; 11 (4), 211-218


IVF-freie Wochenenden reduzieren nicht die Schwangerschaftsraten. Eine retrospektive Analyse des Effektes von ausschließlich an Wochentagen durchgeführten Punktionen unter Berücksichtigung des idealen Punktionstages

(Weekend-free IVF does not reduce pregnancy rates. A retrospective evaluation of treatment outcome after weekday-only punctures concerning ideal day of ovum pickup)

Feichtinger M, Karlström PO, Rodriguez- Wallberg K

J. Reproduktionsmed. Endokrinol 2012; 9 (4), 266-279


Ovarialkarzinom bei Frauen nach Kinderwunsch-Behandlung

(Ovarian cancer in women after assisted reproduction treatment)

Stroh-Weigert M, Feichtinger M, Feichtinger W

J. Reproduktionsmed. Endokrinol 2012; 9 (4), 266-279


Mammakarzinom-Inzidenz bei Frauen nach IVF-Behandlung

(Breast cancer incidence at women after IVF-treatment)

Stroh-Weigert M, Feichtinger M, Feichtinger W

J. Reproduktionsmed. Endokrinol 2012; 9 (4), 266-279


Weekend-free IVF does not reduce pregnancy rates. A retrospective evaluation of treatment outcome after weekday-only punctures concerning ideal day of ovum pickup

Karlström P.O., Feichtinger M., Rodriguez-Wallberg K.

Hum. Reprod. (2012) 27 (suppl 2): ii28-ii30 doi:10.1093/humrep/27.s2.19


Effekt und Dauer der Lutealunterstützung vor Embryotransfer bei IVF und ICSI

(Effect and duration of luteal support at embryo transfer with IVF and ICSI)

Feichtinger M, Feichtinger R, Hajek J, Christ K, Feichtinger W

J. Reproduktionsmed. Endokrinol 2008; 5 (5), 285-302


Erfahrungen mit unterschiedlichen Stimulationsschemata für IVF – Eine retrospektive Auswertung

(Experience with different stimulating protocols for IVF – a retrospective analysis)

Mahrouzadeh S, Hajek J, Feichtinger M, W. Feichtinger

J. Reproduktionsmed. Endokrinol 2008; 5 (5), 285-302


Other publications:

Book chapter: „Normal delivery and its surveillance / pathological delivery” Frauenheilkunde, Christian Dadak, Facultas Verlag, 2014


News-Screen Reproductive Medicine

Feichtinger M.

J Gynäkol Endokrinol since 2016 every 4 months



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