Univ. - Prof. Dr. med. univ. Rudolf Roka

Univ. – Prof. Dr. med. univ. Rudolf Roka

Faculty Medicine
E-mail rudolf.roka@med.sfu.ac.at
Location Vienna

Field of work

Chair of Surgery of the Thyroid Gland, Adrenal Glands and Acute Surgery


Prof. Dr. Rudolf Roka is a specialist in
general and vascular surgery. After studying
at the University of Vienna. Surgical and
scientific training at the University Surgical
Clinic Vienna, in Washington at the NIH and
at the Toranomon Hospital in Tokyo. Main
focus on endocrine and oesophageal
surgery. He was head of the Department of
Surgery at the Kaiserin Elisabeth Spital and
the KA Rudolfstiftung, currently head of
thyroid surgery at the KH Göttlicher
Heiland. Member of national and
international societies and founder of the
Chirurg. Endocrinology Working Group
Austria. Active in clinical research and
teaching. 2002-2012 Secretary General and
2011 President of the Austrian Society of
Surgery, 2008 Grand Decoration of Honour
for Merit Republic of Austria.