Short Curriculum of Research

Prof Alexander Springer


Medical University Vienna
Department of Pediatric Surgery
Contact: Alexander.springer(at)


1999-2001Pediatric Surgery, Münster/Germany
2001-2003Urology and Pediatric Urology, Altötting/Germany
2003-2011Pediatric Surgery, Vienna/Austria
2011-2012Pediatric Urology, Leeds/UK

Research Experience/ Academic Appointments

2013Assistant Professor in Pediatric Surgery Medical University Vienna


5 main publications with relevance to DSDnet (last 5 years)

  • Springer A. Assessment of Outcome in Hypospadias Surgery - A Review. Front. Pediatr Urol, DOI: 10.3389/fped.2014.00002
  • Springer A, Subramaniam R, Krall C, Fülöp G. Orchidopexy patterns in Austria from 1993 to 2009. J Pediatr Urol. 2013 Oct;9(5):535-41
  • Springer A, Krois W, Horcher E. Trends in Hypospadias Surgery - Results of a Worldwide Survey. Eur Urol. 2011; 60: 1184-9
  • Springer A, Spinoit AF, Nappo S, Badawy H, Wallis C, Ghoneimi A, Hoebeke P, Subramaniam R. Current Best Practice Options in the management of hypospadias. SIU-ICUD Consultation books – Hypospadias, 2014
  • Springer A, Baskin L. Timing of Surgery in Hypospadias Repair. In: Disorders of Sexual Development. Editors Hiort O. and  Ahmed F., Glasgow, in press, DOI: 10.1159/000363662