ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Stefan Schneeberger, Executive MBA HSG

Klinikleitung

Deputy hospital director, head of transplantation surgery & hepatobiliary surgery, mentor

E-mail
stefan.schneeberger@i-med.ac.at
Birth date
1973
Nationality
Austria
Family status
married

University Degree(s)

1992
1999
Medical studies, Leopold Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria, dissertation: "Mechanisms of Chronic Rejection in a Rat Cardiac Transplantation Model: Effects of Syngeneic Retransplantation and Immunosuppressive Therapy", Innsbruck, Austria (title: Doctor of General Medicine)
2012
2014
Executive MBA Program, (Project work: Strategic economic planning of an occupational health center) University of St. Gallen, Switzerland (Title: Executive MBA HSG)
2006, 2010
General surgery, Main lecture, Medical studies

Professional Development

2000
2006
Residency, General and Visceral Surgery, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, MUI, Innsbruck, Austria (Title: Specialist in Surgery)
2006
Senior physician, Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, MUI, Innsbruck, Austria
2006
Venia Docendi - Habilitation, Medical University of Innsbruck, Austria (Title: ao. Univ. Prof.)
2006
2007
Research Instructor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2007
2008
Research Assistant Professor of Surgery and Director, CTA Program Pittsburgh, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2008
2010
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2008
2010
Staff Surgeon, Transplant Surgery (25% appointment), Department of Surgery, VAPHS University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2008
05/2014
Co-Director, Transplant Surgery, University Hospital for Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, MUI, Innsbruck, Austria
2010
2012
Visiting Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical University, Baltimore, MD, USA
2012
2014
Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical University, Baltimore, MD, USA
06/2014
Team of Deputy Directors, Head of Transplant Surgery, Head of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Ward Leading Senior Physician, MUI, Innsbruck, Austria

Additional Training, additional Professional Title

1998
Workshop and training, handling of laboratory animals in experimental research, Central Animal Facility, Medical University Innsbruck, Austria
1999
HESPERIS Official European Society for Organ Transplantation Formation Course (Basic Transplant Immunology and Clinical Transplantation), Madrid, Spain and Lyon, France
2004
Training as coach for problem-oriented learning in medicine, Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria
2005
Basic course in medical didactics education and training, Innsbruck, Austria
2007
Course in Scientific Management and Leadership, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2014
Advanced Laparoscopic Liver Course, 13 – 14 Juni 2014, Ghent, Belgien
2015
European Liver and Intestinal Transplantation Association, Split Liver Course, Sept. 11-12 2015, Gent, Belgien

Teaching

2002
2004
General Surgery, Main Lecture
2002
2004
Organ Transplantation, Main lecture
2003
2006
General surgery, Medical studies
2004
2006
Dealing with sick people, Medical studies
2005
2012
Problem-oriented learning, Medical studies
2006
2016
Dissertations (9 completed, 2 ongoing), diploma theses (6 completed)
2009
Internship, General surgery, Medical studies

Clinical focus

Transplantation
Hepatobiliary surgery

Research Emphasis

Clinical: liver transplantation, ischemia reperfusion damage
Clinical: Oncology: primary liver tumors
Clinical: Hand transplantation
Experimental: Translational Research in Transplantation: Ischemia/Reperfusion
Experimental: limb transplantation

Position & membership in Scientific Societies

European Surgical Association
European Society of Organ Transplantation
American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation
American Society of Transplantation
The Transplantation Society (TTS)
International Society for Hand and Composite Tissue Allotransplantation
Austrian Society of Surgery
Austrotransplant
German Transplant Society
2005
2013
Board Member, International Hand and Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Society (IHCTAS), The Transplant Society
2005
2013
Board Member, CTA Advisory Committee, American Society of Transplantation (AST)
2008
2012
Founder and First President, then Past President, American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation (ASRT)
2008
2016
Scientific Advisory Board of the American Society for Reconstructive Surgery (ASRT)
2009
2011
Board Member, European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
2009
2011
Founder and Chairman of the Committee for Composite Tissue Alltransplantation, European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
2011
2013
Board Member, Foundation of the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
2011
2016
Treasurer, European Organ Transplant Society (ESOT); duties: Financial planning, strategic management, project coordination, development of financing strategy; creation of digital platforms; accounting; annual accounts, budget preparation; asset management and investment planning (€5.2 million)
2011
2016
Board Member, Composite Tissue Allotransplantation Committee, European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
2012
2016
Board Member, VCA Committee, European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
2013
2016
Secretary, Foundation of the European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT)
2014
2016
Representative Region West; Transplant Advisory Board of GÖG/ÖBIG
2014
2016
Permanent advisory board on the management board, Austrotransplant
2014
2016
Task Force Member, Pankreas, Austrian Breast & Colorectal Cancer Study Group (ABCSG)
2014
2016
Member of the Board, Initiative Green Ribbon
2014
Pediatric meeting on the development of liver allocation by ELIAC; 10 March, Frankfurt, Germany
2015
2017
President Elect, European Society of Organ Transplantation (ESOT)

Publications

140 ISI Web of Science-listed articles
open URL

Prizes and Awards

2001
Biotest E.S.O.T. (European Society of Organ Transplantation) Research Award
2002
Biotest Austrotransplant Award
2004
Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress 2004 (Co-Author)
2004
Roche Austrotransplant Award
2004
“Tyrolean of the Future Award” in Medicine and Science
2005
Young Investigator Award, American Transplant Congress
2006
Biotest Austrotransplant Award (Co-Author)
2006
Roche Austrotransplant Award (Co-Author)
2008
Best Basic Science Research Paper (Co-author), American Association Hand Surgery (AAHS), Beverly Hills, CA
2008
Austrotransplant Award
2009
Best Paper Award, Austrian Society for Surgical Research (Senior Author)
2009
Best Basic Science Paper, 14th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT) (Co-Author)
2009
Excellence in Research Award, American College of Surgeons (ACS) (Co-Author)
2009
American Society for Transplantation (AST), Distinguished Fellowship for Excellent Research in Transplantation (Co-Author)
2009
Biotest Basic Science Award, European Society for Organ Transplantation (Co-Author)
2010
ASRT Achievement Award
2011
Wolfgang Denk Preis 2011 (Co-Author)
2013
Rudolf Pichlmayr Award