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New entry into Hochstraß: the doctor of passion

In addition to Ulrike Haller, he is a specialist in orthopedics at Hochstraß Medical Center. The doctor also works at the Orthopedic Orthopedics ward at Speising Hospital and orders once a week in the 23rd Vienna District.

However, it is planned to completely relocate the office to Lower Austria. "It's really nice out there, Wienerwald is my area," enthuses Haller, who lives in Gablitz and grew up in Pressbaum. "The patients are so nice and, since I come from the region, I also have a connection with many," says the mother of three. After completing her medical and occupational studies in Linz and Vienna, Haller worked as a physician. "Even after my children were self-inflicted, I completed my training as an orthopedic specialist," she says. In orthopedics, they do not have to operate four, five emergency illnesses, but therapy in any case leads to improvement.

The fact that she wanted to become a doctor was very early for the 50-year-old, she wanted to know how the human body functions. "In my book on the 1984 company it was already clear that my biggest goal was to study medicine." Feeling that she has a great passion for her job might pass on to her children. The son and daughter also want to study medicine, the oldest son is already studying pharmacy.

"I enjoy working with people, catching them and feeling them," Haller says. It is also important for her to take the time for her patients: "At least half an hour – whether they come to me for the first time or for the fifth time. Haller also attaches great importance to the first exhaustion of all therapeutic options," you say sooner.

For example, shock wave therapies or infiltration therapies are offered. "I also follow older people who do not want to undergo surgery with pain therapy," Haller informs.

Her favorite area in the human body is the spine. "It has a supportive function and every person comes throughout their lives with spinal problems in contact," the doctor said. For them, diagnosis is often like playing sudoku – notes are placed with the patient.

By the way, her patients especially remember that diagnosis is not so easy. "A woman came to me because of bad complaints, couldn't walk anymore. Then I discovered she had two bad vascular occlusions," says Haller, who also looks outside the "box" of her specialty. "And I also look in the neck or look at cholesterol – I'm also a GP."