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Stefan Stremitzer
Assoc. Prof. Priv.-Doz. Dr. Stefan Stremitzer, FRCSDeputy Director of the Hepatobiliary Service

Department of General Surgery (Division of Visceral Surgery)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0002-4815-4135
T +43 1 40400 56210


Colorectal Neoplasms; Liver Neoplasms; Translational Medical Research

Research group(s)

Research interests

Identification of predictive and prognostic biomarkers in patients with primary and secondary malignant liver tumors

Main research focus:

  • Colorectal liver metastases
  • Hilar cholangiocarcinoma
  • Hepatocellular carcinoma

Selected publications

  1. Stremitzer, S. et al., 2020. Immune phenotype and histopathological growth pattern in patients with colorectal liver metastases. British Journal of Cancer. Available at:
  2. Stremitzer, S. et al., 2019. Clinical outcome after resection of early-stage hilar cholangiocarcinoma. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(2), pp.213–217. Available at:
  3. Stift, J. et al., 2018. Microscopic biliary and perineural invasion and clinical outcome after neoadjuvant bevacizumab-based chemotherapy and liver resection in patients with colorectal liver metastases. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 44(1), pp.139–147. Available at:
  4. Stremitzer, S. et al., 2016. Expression of Genes Involved in Vascular Morphogenesis and Maturation Predicts Efficacy of Bevacizumab-Based Chemotherapy in Patients Undergoing Liver Resection. Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, 15(11), pp.2814–2821. Available at:
  5. Stremitzer, S. et al., 2015. Genetic variants associated with colorectal brain metastases susceptibility and survival. The Pharmacogenomics Journal, 17(1), pp.29–35. Available at: