Sebastian F. Schoppmann, MD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery

Leitender Oberarzt der Universitätsklinik f. Chirurgie

Stv. Leiter der Abteilung f. Allgemeinchirurgie

Leiter Upper-GI-Service 

Koordinator der Cancer Comprehensive Center GET-Unit

Medizinische Universität Wien
Allgemeines Krankenhaus Wien

 

Professional Experience

Since 2014

General Secretary of the Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology
Since 2013 Beginn der Tätigkeit als wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter am Institut für Ultrastrukturpathologie (Prof. Kerjaschki) mit Forschungsschwerpunkt lymphatische Metastasierung und Endothelzelldifferenzierung.
10/2014 President of the ASO-Congress 2014
Since 04/2012 Head of Upper-Gi-Service of the Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna
Since 2012 Head of the Department for Surgical Functional Testing, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna
Since 02/2010 Principal Investigator Upper-Gi-Research Group of the Surgical Research Laboratories of the Medical University of Vienna
2009 – 2011 Director of the European Society of Quality in Health (Vienna Office) ESQH
10/2008 – 2/2009 Consultant at the Prince Court Medical Center, Kualar Lumpur, Medical University Vienna International
since 2007 Specialist for upper-GI-surgery
since 2006 Associate Professor for Surgery at the Department of Surgery Medical University of Vienna
2001 – 2007 Fellow at the Surgical Department, Medical University of Vienna
2000 – 2001 extramural PhD at the IMP – Research Institute of Molecular Pathology Vienna  
1999 – 2000 Fellow at the Clinical Institute of Pathology, Medical University of Vienna

 

Awards

  • Billroth-Preis der Ärztekammer für Wien 2003 für die Arbeit:
    S. F. Schoppmann, P. Birner, J. Stöckl, R. Kalt, R. Ullrich, E. Kriehuber, K. Nagy, K. Alitalo, Dontscho Kerjaschki: “ Tumor associated macrophages express lymphatic endothelial growth factors and are related to peritumoral lymphangiogenesis ” Am J Pathol 2002 Sep;161(3):947-56.
  • Förderungspreis des Fonds der Stadt Wien für innovative interdisziplinäre Krebsforschung 2004
    S. F. Schoppmann, G. Bayer, K. Aumayr, S. Taucher, S. Geleff, M. Rudas, E. Kubista, H. Hausmaninger, H. Samonigg, M. Gnant, R. Jakesz, R. Horvat; Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group:” Prognostic value of lymphangiogenesis and lymphovascular invasion in invasive breast cancer” Ann Surg. 2004 Aug;240(2):306-12
  • ACO-ASSO-Preis 2007
    S.F. Schoppmann, A. Fenzl, S. Glueck, G. Bayer, S. Geleff, M. Gnant, R. Horvat, R. Jakesz, and P. Birner: “VEGF-C-expressing tumor associated macrophages in lymph node positive breast cancer: Imapct on lymphangiogenesis and survival.” Surgery 2006 Jun;139(6):839-46.
  • Billroth-Preis 2007
    Bachleitner-Hofmann T, Strohschneider M, Krieger P, Sachet M, Dubsky P, Hayden H, Schoppmann S.F, Pfragner R, Gnant M, Friedl J, Stift A: “Heat shock treatment of tumor lysate-pulsed DCs enhances their capacity to elicit antitumor T-cell responses against medullary thyroid carcinoma” J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Nov;91(11):4571-7

Consulting Editor for:

  • Annals of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Leucocyte Biology, Acta Biologica Hungarica, British Journal of Cancer, British Journal of Surgery, Oncology, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), British Journal of Oncology, BMC Cancer, Cell and Molecular Life Science, World Journal of Surgical Oncology, Breast Care, European Journal of surgical Oncology, Journal for Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Consulting Editor for Journal of Leucocyte Biology
  • Associate Editor für European Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • Section Editor for European Surgery

Further Activities

Member of the

  • Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Austrian Society of Surgery
  • Austrian Socitey of Senology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology (2008)
  • Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group
  • European Society of Medical Oncology

Consultant of the Medical und Social Fond Lower Austria

Personal Interests

  • Winter sports (former instructor of Snowboarding and Alpine Skiing)
  • Traveling (in particular Asia and Middle East)
  • Global politics, economics, different cultures and languages
  • Married and grateful father of 3 sons

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