Biography

Dr. Anton Luger

Internal Medicine

Austria

44 years of experience

Specialty

Specialties:

Internal Medicine

Subspecialties:

Endocrinology, Metabolism, Diabetology

Procedures performed:

Work Experience

Head

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine III, Medical University and General Hospital of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

2008 - 2018

Acting Head

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine III, Medical University and General Hospital of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

2005 - 2008

Vice Head

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine III, Medical University and General Hospital of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

1995 - 2005

Senior Physician

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine III, Medical University and General Hospital of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

1991 - 2005

Senior Physician

Department of Medicine II, Faculty of Medicine, University and General Hospital of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

1986 - 1991

Max Kade Fellow

Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health

Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

1985 - 1986

Resident

Departments of Medicine II and Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University and General Hospital of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

1980 - 1985

Resident

Institute of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Vienna

Vienna, Austria.

1978 - 1980

Resident

3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the City of Vienna-Lainz

Vienna, Austria.

1978 - 1978

Biography

Dr. Anton Luger served as the Head of the Clinical Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the Medical University and General Hospital of Vienna until 2018. He received his Medical training from 1971 to 1978 at the Medical Faculty of the University of Vienna, Austria.

Dr. Luger started his medical career at the 3rd Department of Internal Medicine, Hospital of the City of Vienna-Lainz, followed by residency programs at the Institute of Pharmacology and the Departments of Medicine II and Cardiology at the University of Vienna. Dr. Luger was then appointed a Senior Physician at the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine III, University of Vienna. In 1995 he became Vice Head and in 2005 Head of this Department.

Dr. Luger is an active member of several national and international societies. He was appointed the President of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), Section Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He authored and co-authored more than 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals and several books. Dr. Luger is a member of the Editorial Board of journals like Hormones (Associated Editor), Frontiers in Endocrinology, Pituitary Endocrinology (Associated Editor), and Endocrine.

Education

MD, University of Vienna

1978

Awards

Honorary Member of the Austrian Diabetes Association

2021

Award of the Erste Bank

2004

Award of the Hoechst Foundation

1987

Award of the Austrian Society of Nephrology

1987

Award of the Hoechst Foundation

1983

Affiliations

Board Member of the Austrian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Representative of the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE) Council of Affiliated Societies to the ESE Executive Committee

Co-chair ESE Membership Committee

President of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) (2011-2018)

Vice President of the Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) (2007-2011)

Member of the Executive Committee of the European Neuroendocrine Association (2004-2008)

Board Member of the Austrian Diabetes Association (2011-2013, 2016-2017)

President of the Austrian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (2003-2004)

Secretary of the Austrian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (1999-2000)

Publications

More than 250 original publications in peer reviewed journals

Cumulative impact factor: >1000, Cumulative citations: >10.000

H-index: 51