+1 (202) 819-9425 dieter@zakel.healthcare

About Me

My Profile

Highly accomplished Licensed Physician and Health Care Administrator offering
20+ years of dedicated service delivering state-of-the-art medical care to
health care consumers at various international locations. Areas of clinical
expertise include anesthesiology, critical care, family medicine, and transfusion
medicine. Recognized as a pioneer in transforming health care through
development of new business models for medical practices, launch of new
health care programs and service lines, and serving as a consultant on capital
improvement projects for health care organizations.
Forward-Thinking Leader with successful career as a retired Colonel in the
Austrian Army serving in various key leadership roles directing clinical
operations within dynamic health care settings worldwide. Effective in matrixmanaging
cross-functional interdisciplinary teams that collaborate as a focused
unit to achieve ambitious goals in patient care. Keen understanding of industry
trends and implementation of new technologies to meet the needs of diverse
patient populations.

CREDENTIALS

  • Board Certified Anesthesiologist and Intensive Care Physician, License #27493-11, Austrian Medical Chamber
  • Board Certified Specialist in Transfusion Medicine, License #27493-11, Austrian Medical Chamber
  • Board Certified Specialist in Family Medicine, License #27493-11, Austrian Medical Chamber
  • eFAST – Extended Focused Assessment With Sonography for Trauma (27493-11_530930)
  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (SCIDGDYW0G5G)
  • ATLS – Advanced Trauma Life Support (640251)
  • PALS – Pediatric Advanced Life Support (187002648985)
  • Continuing Medical Education, License #27493-11, Austrian Medical Chamber
  • American Safety & Health Institute Authorized Instructor, License #1028253, EMS Spain By SAMI
  • General Practitioner Diploma, Austrian Chamber of Doctors, License #27493-11, Austrian Medical Chamber
  • Specialist Diploma for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Austrian Chamber of Doctors
  • Specialist Diploma in Blood Group Serology and Transfusion Medicine, Austrian Chamber of Doctors
  • Emergency Physician Diploma, Austrian Chamber of Doctors
  • Senior Emergency Physician Diploma, Austrian Chamber of Doctors
  • Clinical Trial Controller Diploma, Austrian Chamber of Doctors
  • Military Surgeon Diploma, Austrian Armed Forces
  • Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine Diploma, American Society for Diving and Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Hyperbarics Diploma, European Diving Technology Committee.

Languages

  • Fluent in German and English
  • Basic knowledge of Russian, French, and Arabic

      Awards

      Selected Awards and Medals

      • NATO Kosovo Service Medal, 2000
      • United Nations Service Medal UNIKOM, 1995
      • United Nations Service Medal UNDOF, 1995
      • United Nations Service Medal UNFICYP, 1986
      • Nobel Peace Prize Medal, 1988

        Education

        • MD, Doctor of Medicine, University of Vienna, Austria
        • MA, International Relations, Webster University, Vienna, Austria
        • Bundesrealgymnasium Bruck an der Leitha, Lower Austria
        • University-Track Secondary School Degree

            TRAINING

            • Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
            • Resident Transfusion Medicine (2003 – 2004)
            • Resident Anesthesiologist (1996 – 1998)
            • Landes-Nervenklinik Wagner-Jauregg, Linz, Austria
            • Resident Laboratory Medicine (1993 – 1994)
            • Resident (1993)
            • Unfallkrankenhaus Linz, Linz, Austria
            • Anesthesiology Resident (1992 – 1993)

                Get In Touch

                Email

                dieter@zakel.healthcare

                Phone

                +1 (202) 819-9425