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Prof Thomas Gruenberger

Prof Thomas Gruenberger


Department Surgery, HPB Center, Kaiser-Franz-Josef Hospital, Austria


Special Interests

  • Hepatobiliary/pancreatic

Thomas Gruenberger

Thomas Gruenberger is currently Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery I, Rudolf Foundation Hospital, Vienna, Austria.

Professor Gruenberger received his medical degree in 1991 at the University of Vienna. He underwent his surgical training at the University Hospital Vienna and different general surgical Departments in Austria. After he received his surgical licence in general and transplant surgery Prof Gruenberger specialised in HPB Surgery and underwent a fellowship at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and the Henri Mondor Hospital, Paris, France.
At the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia Prof Gruenberger held the position of a Senior Lecturer in General Surgery and Vice-Chair of the Liver Unit, St. George Hospital.
Professor Gruenberger has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles and more than 150 other texts or chapters in books on gastrointestinal cancer and hepato-biliary tumors. His work has appeared in respected publications such as the Lancet, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Annals of Oncology, European Journal of Cancer, British Journal of Cancer, Cancer, Clinical Cancer research, British Journal of Surgery and Archives of Surgery. He is Editor of a book on the treatment of liver tumors and Co-Editor of a book on Surgical Oncology.
Professor Gruenberger is a member of several international academic societies, including the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association (IHPBA), the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO), the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), the European Organisation of Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and many national organisations.
Professor Gruenberger is Past President of the Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology and serves as the National Delegate of the Division of HPB Surgery in the UEMS Section of Surgery. He serves as a board member of the European Society of Surgical Oncology and is Associate-Editor of the European Journal of Surgical Oncology. He is Vice-Editor in Chief of the European Journal for Digestive Oncology.

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