Assoc. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Christoph Arnoldner

Medical fields: 

Diseases of the inner ear, hearing loss, vertigo. Surgery of the middle and inner ear, restoration of hearing.

Doctor's office
Döbling Doctors’ Center – Level 1
Heiligenstädter Straße 46-48
(opposite the main entrance of Döbling Private Hospital)
1190 Vienna
Telephone: +43 1 360 66-8000

Doctor's hours:
Monday: 16:30 - 19:30
Doctor's office
Altgasse 11
1130 Wien
Curriculum Vitae
  • 1997 to 2003 University of Vienna, Medical school
  • 2001 to 2002 University of Paris, Medical school, Faculty Pitiè-Salpêtrière
  • 2003-2009 Training in Otolaryngology (University hospital Hanover, Frankfurt/Main, Vienna)
  • 01/2010 Assistant Professor (“Habilitation”)
  • since 2010 Senior physician (Oberarzt) AKH Vienna

1. Arnoldner C, Baumgartner WD, Gstoettner W, Egelierler B, Czerny C, Steiner E, Hamzavi J Audiological Performance after Cochlear Implantation in Children with Inner Ear Malformations International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology 2004, Vol 68/4, pp. 457-67. 2. Arnoldner C, Baumgartner WD, Gstoettner W, Hamzavi J Surgical considerations in cochlear implantation in children and adults: a review of 342 cases in Vienna Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 2005; 125: 228-234. 3. Arnoldner C, Schwab B, Lenarz T Clinical results after stapedotomy: a comparison between the Erbium: YAG Laser and the conventional technique Otol Neurotol. 2006 Jun;27(4):458-65. 4. Hamzavi JS, Arnoldner C Effect of deep insertion of the cochlear implant electrode array on pitch estimation and speech perception Acta Oto-Laryngologica, 2006; 126: 1182-87. 5. Arnoldner C, Kaider A, Hamzavi JS The role of intensity upon pitch perception in cochlear implant recipients Laryngoscope. 2006 Oct;116(10):1760-5. 6. Anderson I, Baumgartner WD, Boheim K, Nahler A, Arnoldner C, D'Haese P Telephone use: what benefit do cochlear implant users receive? Int J Audiol. 2006 Aug;45(8):446-53. 7. Arnoldner C, Stöver T, Bartling SH, Windhagen A, Durisin M, Averbeck T, Lenarz T Exostosis of the internal auditory canal in a patient with myotonic dystrophy Laryngorhinootologie. 2006 Oct;85(10):755-9. 8. Arnoldner C, Riss D, Brunner M, Durisin M, Baumgartner WD, Hamzavi JS Speech and Music Perception with the new Fine Structure Speech Coding Strategy: Preliminary Results Acta Otolaryngol. 2007;127(12):1298-303. 9. Arnoldner C, Riss D, Baumgartner WD, Kaider A, Hamzavi JS Cochlear Implant Channel Separation and its Influence on Speech Perception – Implications for a new Electrode Design Audiology and Neurotology 2007;12:37-48. 10. Durisin M, Arnoldner C, Stöver T, Lenarz T, Lesinski-Schiedat A Audiological performance in cochlear implanted patients deafened by meningitis depending on duration of deafness Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2008;265:381-8. 11. Arnoldner C, Riss D, Kaider A, Mair A, Wagenblast J, Baumgartner WD, Gstöttner W, Hamzavi JS The Intensity–Pitch Relation revisited: Monopolar versus Bipolar Cochlear Stimulation Laryngoscope. 2008;118:1630-6. 12. Arnoldner C, Grasl MC, Thurnher D, Hamzavi JS, Kaider A, Brunner M, Erovic BM Surgical revision of haemorrhage in 8388 patients after cold-steel adenotonsillectomies Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2008 ;120:336-342. 13. Riss D, Arnoldner C, Baumgartner WD, Kaider A, Hamzavi JS A new fine structure speech coding strategy: speech perception at a reduced number of channels Otol Neurotol. 2008;29:784-8. 14. Wagenblast J, Baghi M, Helbig M, Arnoldner C, Bisdas S, Gstöttner W, Hambek M, May A Craniofacial reconstructions with bone-anchored epithesis in head and neck cancer patients--a valid way back to self-perception and social reintegration Anticancer Res. 2008;28(4C):2349-52. 15. Wagenblast J, Baghi M, Arnoldner C, Bisdas S, Gstöttner W, Ackermann H, May A, Knecht R, Hambek M Effect of bortezomib and cetuximab in EGF-stimulated HNSCC Anticancer Res. 2008;28(4B):2239-43. 16. Gstoettner W*, Settevendemie C, Helbig S, Baumann U, Wagenblast J, Arnoldner C* A New Electrode for Residual Hearing Preservation in Cochlear Implantation: First Clinical Results (*contributed equally) Acta Otolaryngol. 2009;129:372-79. 17. Riss D, Arnoldner C, Reiss S, Baumgartner WD, Hamzavi JS 1-year results using the Opus speech processor with the fine structure speech coding strategy Acta Otolaryngol., Acta Otolaryngol. 2008 Dec 3:1-4. 18. Wagenblast J, Baghi M, Arnoldner C, Bisdas S, Gstöttner W, May A, Knecht R, Hambek M Effects of combination treatment of bortezomib and dexamethasone in SCCHN cell lines depend on tumor cell specificity Oncol Rep. 2008 Nov;20(5):1207-11. 19. Wagenblast J, Baghi M, Arnoldner C, Bisdas S, Gstöttner W, Ackermann H, May A, Hambek M, Knecht R Cetuximab enhances the efficacy of bortezomib in squamous cell carcinoma cell lines J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2009 Mar;135(3):387-93. 20. Wagenblast J, Baghi M, Mörtel S, Hirth D, Thron L, Arnoldner C, Gstöttner W, May A, Hambek M. Does dexamethasone inhibit anticancer activity of cetuximab in squamous cell carcinoma cell lines of the head and neck? Oncol Rep. 2009;22(1):171-6. 21. Arnoldner C, Helbig S, Wagenblast J, Gstoettner W Cochlear Implant Reference Electrode Migration to Dura Mater Otol Neurotol, 2009, 30(7):1013-1014. 22. Wagenblast J, Arnoldner C, Gstöttner W, Bisdas S, Mörtel S, May A, Hambek M. Does dexamethasone inhibit the antineoplastic effect of cisplatin and docetaxel in head and neck cancer cells? Anticancer Res. 2010 Jan;30(1):123-7 23. Arnoldner C, Riss D, Wagenblast J, Starlinger V, Hamzavi JS Tenth and twelfth nerve palsies in a patient with internal carotid artery dissection mistaken for cervical mass lesion Skull Base, 2010,20(4): 301-04. 24. Durisin M, Bartling S, Arnoldner C, Ende M, Prokein J, Lesinski-Schiedat A, Lanfermann H, Lenarz T, Stöver T Cochlear osteoneogenesis after meningitis in cochlear implant patients: a retrospective analysis. Otol Neurotol. 2010 Sep;31(7):1072-8. 25. Wagenblast J, Adunka O, Gstöttner W, Arnoldner C, Riedl N, Diensthuber M, Stöver T, Hambek M. AdOnco database - six years' experience with the documentation of clinical and scientific data on patients with head and neck cancer. In Vivo. 2010 Jul-Aug;24(4):603-6. 26. Arnoldner C, Riss D, Wagenblast J, Hamzavi JS, Jappel A, Gstoettner W, Baumgartner WD Residual Hearing Preservation Using a Non-Mastoidectomy Technique for Cochlear Implantation submitted 27. Riss D, Hamzavi JS, Katzinger M, Baumgartner WD, Kaider A, Gstoettner W, Arnoldner C Effects of fine structure and extended low frequencies in pediatric cochlear implant recipients. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011;Apr;75(4):573-8. 28. Riss D, Hamzavi JS, Selberherr A, KaiderA, Blineder M, Starlinger V, Gstoettner W, Arnoldner C Envelope versus fine structure speech coding strategy - A crossover study Otol Neurotol 2011