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Martin Schindl
Ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Martin Schindl

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

ORCID: 0000-0003-0941-2127
T +43 1 40400 56210

Further Information


Carcinoma, Pancreatic Ductal; General Surgery; Oncology

Research interests

To date, his main scientific interest focuses on pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis, the interdisciplinary treatment of pancreatic cancer including neoadjuvant multimodal therapy and the prediction of resectability. He is a peer reviewer for some international surgical journals and in the editorial board of the World Journal of Surgery. Dr. Schindl received grants from the Austrian Surgical Society, the Austrian Science Fund and Tenovus Fund Scotland for his research. He is currently faculty member at Medical University of Vienna as Associate Professor of Surgery and coordinator of the Pancreatic Cancer Unit at the Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna.

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

  • Coordinator of interdisciplinary Pancreatic Cancer Unit of the Comprehensive Cancer Center Vienna
  • Member of the Task Force Pankcreas Austria
  • Pancreatic cancer database, Pancreatic Cancer registry
  • Pancreatic Cancer research
  • Pancreatitis, acute and chronic - clinical approaches
  • Senior lecturer

Selected publications

  1. Schindl, M.J., 2005. The value of residual liver volume as a predictor of hepatic dysfunction and infection after major liver resection. Gut, 54(2), pp.289-296. Available at:
  2. Schindl, M., 2005. Prognostic Scoring in Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastases. Archives of Surgery, 140(2), p.183. Available at:
  3. Schindl, M.J. et al., 2006. The Adaptive Response of the Reticuloendothelial System to Major Liver Resection in Humans. Annals of Surgery, 243(4), pp.507-514. Available at:
  4. Rutter, K. et al., 2010. Hospitalization, Frequency of Interventions, and Quality of Life after Endoscopic, Surgical, or Conservative Treatment in Patients with Chronic Pancreatitis. World Journal of Surgery, 34(11), pp.2642-2647. Available at:
  5. Schindl, M. et al., 2000. Is the New Classification of Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Tumors of Clinical Help? World Journal of Surgery, 24(11), pp.1312-1318. Available at: