Univ.-Prof. Dr. Michael-Georg SMOLA

Klinische Abteilung für Allgemeinchirurgie
Karl-Franzens Universität Graz

Auenbruggerplatz 29
A-8036 Graz

Tel.: +43 316 385 81194 (direct) or +43 316 385 2205
Mobil.: + 43 676 67 59 900
Fax.: + 43 316 39 19 11

Representative to the WFSOS: www.wfsos.com
E-mail: michael.smola@meduni-graz.at


Birthdate, City 27.Juni 1952, Graz
Grand parents Anton Smola, M.D. + Caecilia, geb.Haine; Chief M.D. of the k.u.k. submarine army; Director of medical government health board of styria
Parents Erich Smola, M.D. + Eleonora, geb.Födisch; General, pediatric and orthopaedic surgeon; Temporary Head of the Pediatric Surgical department of the Karl-Franzens University Graz
Education school High school, Graz, 5.BRG Kirchengasse, graduation 1970
Education university 1970-1981 Medical School, Karl-Franzens Universität Graz, Medical School, Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck
Promotion 11.07.1981, Leopold-Franzens Universität Innsbruck
Postdoctoral training 01.09.1981 Internship at Department of General Surgery,Graz
And Residencies 01.06.1982 Assistant to Department of General Surgery,Graz
1982 Internship at Department of Emergency Surgery, Graz
1983 Internship at Department of Internal Medicine, Graz
1984-1990 Member of microsurgical replantationteam at department of Plastic Surgery
1985 Microsurgical Course at Klinikum rechts der Isar, Munich
1987 Internship at Department of Forensic Medicine,Graz
1987 Internship at Department of Anaesthesiology,Graz
1990 Temporary replacements of heads of surgery at hospitals Bad Aussee and Mariazell, Styria
1994-1995 Postgraduate College for management of medical head positions at the University of Vienna and Salzburg
Board certification 1989 Surgery
Current appointment 1990 – Staff/Senior Surgeon at Department of General Surgery, Karl-Franzens University Graz
1996 Head of Breast cancer working group at Dep.of Surgery
Past-President of the Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology
Past-Executive committee member of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO)
Founding and council member of the World Federation of Surgical Oncology Societies (WFSOS)
Academic appointment 1990 Ass.Prof.
1992 Assoc.Prof.for Surgery, Venia docendi for Surgery with Emphasis on Surgical Oncology
1996 Appointment to tit.a.o.Univ.Prof.
Hospital visits June 1990 General Massachusets Hospital, Boston (Malt,K.Antman)
June 1991 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (M.Osborne)
August 1993 J.F.Kennedy Hospital, Ft.Lauderdale
August 1997 John Wayne Cancer Center at St.John`s Hospital, Santa Monica (D.L.Morton)
November 1999 Sloan-Memorial Cancer Center, NY, Prof.H.Cody

Professional societies

National Austrian Society of Surgery
Austrian Society of Surgical Oncology (President 1992-1994, Past – President)
Austrian Society of Senology
Austrian Society of Experimental Surgery
Styrian Scientific Society of Physicians
Austrian Cooperative Study Group for Breast and Colon Cancer
Austrian Society of Haematology and Oncology, Executive committee, Scientific Board

Professional societies

International European Society of Surgical Oncology, Executive committee member 1992-1998;
World Federation of Surgical Oncology Societies (WFSOS), Founding and Council member;
Executive Member WFSOS (Public Relations),1999;
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC), 1989; Breast Cancer Cooperative Group
Clinical Expertise General Surgical Oncology, General Surgery
Published articles 209 – original papers, abstracts, bookchapters – english, german
Oral Presentations 171 – english, german
Editorship Editorial Board of the European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 1999;
Editor of the WFSOS-News-Letter and WFSOS-Home Page, 1999;
Editorial board of the Annals of Cancer Research and Treatment, 2000