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Dr Philipp Riss


18 years of experience

Dr. is a Team Leader in Surgical Endocrinology at the Medical University of Vienna. He is a specialist in general and visceral surgery and has completed a Doctorate in Medicine (2005). He has organized several conferences and is a member of several medical societies. He is currently the Head of the Surgical Endocrinology Working Group at the Medical University of Vienna. He received the Venia Docendi Award in 2017 and the Sandoz Award for Thyroid Research in 2010.


Wiener Privatklinik ,Vienna , Austria
4.6121 reviews

Team Leader in Surgical Endocrinology, Department of General Surgery, Transplantation and Vascular Surgery at the Medical University of Vienna (AKH Vienna). Specialist in general and visceral surgery. 

Professional activity: 

• 2005 - Doctorate in Medicine 

• 2005 to 2006 - Permanent Physician at the Barmherzige Brüder Vienna Hospital 

• 2006 - Assistant Professor, Medical University of Vienna 

• From 2006 to 2013 - Doctor's Assistant, Vienna Medical University, University Hospital of Surgery. 

• 2007-2009 - Empress Elizabeth School of Nursing • Creation exam questions for MUW students 

• 2010 - Organization of the 4th Biennale Congress of the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons 

• 2012 - 29th Annual Meeting of ACO-ASSO

• 2013 - Graduate School at CAEK 

• 2014 - World MEN 14th International Seminar on Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia and Other Rare Endocrine Tumors 

• 2010 - University Professor 

• 2011-2012 - Surgical Department, Wiener Neustadt Hospital • Clinical and scientific activities in the "Working Group of Surgical Endocrinology", University Hospital of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna under the direction of Professor Bruno Niederl 

• 2015 - Intensive Care Specialist 

• 2016 - Senior Physician at the University Hospital for Visceral Surgery and Medicine, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland 

• 2016 - Senior Physician at the University Hospital of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna 

• 2017 - "Venia Docendi" Award 

• Currently: Head of the Surgical Endocrinology Working Group, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna 

• 2018 - Additive Theme of Visceral Surgery 

Membership in societies: 

• European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) 

• Austrian Society of Surgery (ÖGC) • Surgical Endocrinology (ACE) Working Group ÖGS 

• European Society of Neuroendocrine Tumors (ENETS) 

• Endocrinology Surgical Working Group (CAEK) 

• German Society for General and Visceral Surgery (DGAV) 

• Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology (ACO-ASSO) 

• Professional Association of Austrian Surgeons (BÖC) 

• Austrian Thyroid Society (OSDG) 

• International Society of Surgery (ISS) 

• Austrian Society for Endocrinology and Metabolism (ÖGES) 

• Austrian Society of Neuroendocrine Tumors (ANETS) 

• Chairman of the Surgical Endocrinology Working Group (ACE), 

• Austrian Society of Surgery (ÖGCH). 

• Since 2016, Member of the Surgical Advisory Board of the Board of the Austrian Society of Neuroendocrine Tumors (ANETS) 

• Since 2016, Head of the Department of Endocrine Surgery on the Board of the Austrian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (ÖGES). 

• 2010 - Sandoz Award for Thyroid Research

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