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Milena Nikolic Milena Nikolic

Department of General Surgery (Division of Visceral Surgery)
Position: Doctor-in-training

ORCID: 0000-0002-4003-2491
T +43 1 40400 69 050


Barrett Esophagus; Gastroesophageal Reflux; Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive

Research interests

Gastroesophageal Reflux: Advances in minimally invasive surgical techniques

Barrett's Esophagus: Prevention; Risk factors for development & progression; Surgical treatment

Selected publications

  1. Nikolic, M. et al., 2019. Tailored modern GERD therapy – steps towards the development of an aid to guide personalized anti-reflux surgery. Scientific Reports, 9(1). Available at:
  2. Nikolic, M. et al., 2019. Ineffective Esophageal Motility in Patients with GERD is no Contraindication for Nissen Fundoplication. World Journal of Surgery, 44(1), pp.186–193. Available at:
  3. Nikolic, M. et al., 2018. Persistent dysphagia is a rare problem after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. Surgical Endoscopy, 33(4), pp.1196–1205. Available at:
  4. Schwameis, K. et al., 2018. Results of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. World Journal of Surgery, 42(10), pp.3263–3269. Available at:
  5. Schwameis, K. et al., 2018. Crural Closure improves Outcomes of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation in GERD patients with Hiatal Hernia. Scientific Reports, 8(1). Available at: