Univ.-Prof. Dr. Rupert Menapace

Prof. Dr. Rupert Menapace

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Curriculum Vitae

Univ-Prof. Dr. Rupert Menapace, MD
Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon

Chief Surgeon at the Department of Ophthalmology & Optometry
Medical Director of the "Outpatient Cataract Surgery Unit"
Head of the "Cataract & Intraocular Lens Service"

Department of Ophthalmology & Optometry
University of Vienna Medical School (MUW, www.meduniwien.ac.at),
Vienna General Hospital ("Allgemeines Krankenhaus", AKH)
Phone ++43 1 40400-7931
Fax ++43 1 40400-6630
eMail: rupert.menapace@meduniwien.ac.at

Personal

Born: May 7, 1955 in Salzburg, Austria
Married in 1983 to Gabriele
Two children, one daughter and a son

Education

1973: Baccalaureate at Jesuite Private Boarding School; Emphasis on Languages, Biology, Mathematics and Physics
1980: Graduation "sub auspiciis praesidentis" (summa cum laude) in Medicine (MD) at the Vienna University Medical School
1981-1986: Specialty in "Ophthalmology and Optometry"
1990: "Venia legendi" in Ophthalmology ("Dozentur")
1995: Full Professorship in Ophthalmology
1996: Diplomate European Board of Ophthalmology

Present Position

Chief Surgeon at the Department of Ophthalmology,
Vienna University Medical School (MUW) and Vienna General Hospital (AKH)

Medical Director
of the "Outpatient Cataract Surgery Unit"

Head of the Cataract and Intraocular Lens Service
at the MUW/AKH

Ranked as top expert in cataract surgery
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The multi-topic specialists index "expertscape.com" ranked Prof. Rupert Menapace, MD, among the top five experts in the surgery of cataract,
Medical University of Vienna reports.
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Awards and Honors

1980: Graduation "sub auspiciis praesidentis rei publicae"
at the University of Vienna Medical School
1995: 1st Place in Film Festival at the Annual Meeting of the "American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery" (ASCRS) in San Diego
1999: "Best German Ophthalmological Publication" Award
by the "Society of German Ophthalmic Surgeons" (DOC)
2000: "ASCRS Best Paper of Session" Award
at Annual Meeting of the ?American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery? (ASCRS) in Boston
2001: "Ridley Lecture Award" by the "Society of German Ophthalmic Surgeons" (DOC)
2006: Publication on a new cataract surgery technique chosen subject of an Editorial of the renowned "Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery"
2007: 1st Place in Videocompetition
at the 15th International AMO Meeting of Ophthalmic Surgeons in Zermatt, Switzerland
2008: Lecture held at the ISRS/AAO Symposium in Cairo selected "Top Presentation" and posted on the ISRS/AAO web site

Guest Editorial for the "Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology" (Dec 2008 issue)

Special Honors

1998: Elected Editorial Board Member of the "Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery"
1998: Elected Member of the "International Intraocular Implant Club" (IIIC), the club of the internationally leading cataract surgeons (www.IIIClub.org)
2004: Listed in the "Kürschners Deutscher Gelehrten-Kalender"
[The bio-bibliographic calender of German-speaking researchers and scientists of the present days]
2004: Member of the "GaM-Bestenliste" [List of the Best] selected by the independent "Erlanger Gesellschaft für angewandte Metaforschung" [Erlangen Society of Applied Meta-reasearch], the "best-in-their-field list" of leading researchers of the german-speaking medicine
(www.die-besten-nennen.de)
2005: Elected Editorial Board Member of the "American Journal of Ophthalmology"
2006: Elected Programme Committee Member of the "Society of German Ophthalmic Surgeons" (DOC)
2007: Elected Section Co-Editor ("Consultation Section") of the JCRS
2009: Member International Council of the "Middle East International Symposium on Cataract, Refractive and Anterior Segment Surgery"
Repeatedly nominated for "Who´s Who in the World"

Invited Speaker

since 1990: yearly Invited lecturer at the Annual Congress of the “German-speaking Society of Intraocular Lens Implantation and Refractive Surgery” (DGII)
1993: Invited lecturer at the Annual Meeting of the “German Ophthalmological Society” (DOG) in Mannheim
1994: Invited lecturer at Will´s Eye Hospital, Philadelphia
since 1995: yearly invited main-programme lecturer at the Annual Congress of the “German Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons” (DOC)
1996: Invited Speaker at the “Intraocular Microsurgical Study Group” (IOMSG) Meeting in Tegernsee, Germany
2000: Invited Main Symposium lecturer at the Annual Meeting of “American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery” (ASCRS) in Boston
since 2004: Co-director of and lecturer at the “Weill Cornell Ophthalmology Seminars” organized by the “American Austrian Foundation” (AAF) in Salzburg, Austria
2004: Invited speaker at the Annual Meeting of the “American Academy of Ophthalmology” (AAO) in New Orleans (Paper Discussant)
Invited speaker at the "American Academy of Ophthalmology" (AAO) Meeting in New Orleans
2005: Invited speaker at the Joint Meeting of the "Societas Europea Ophthalmologica" (SOE) and "Deutschen Ophthalmologischen Gesellschaft" (DOG) in Berlin
2006: Invited Instructor at the “ASCRS Advanced Phaco Skills Transfer Course” at the Annual Meeting of the “American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery” (ASCRS) in San Francisco
2007: Invited lecturer at the “American College of Eye Surgeons” (ACES) and the “Society of Excellence in Eye Care” (SEE) Joint Meeting, Paradise Island, The Bahamas

Invited lecturer at the “International Intraocular Implantlens Club” (IIIC) Meeting during the “Societas Ophthalmologica Europea” (SOE) Meeting in Vienna

Invited lecturer at the “Societas Ophthalmologica Europea” (SOE) Meeting in Vienna

Invited lecturer at the Japanese Congress of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Ehime

Invited lecturer at the “Cataract and Refractive Surgery Subspecialty Day” during the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in New Orleans
2008: Invited key note speaker and lecturer at the “2nd Middle East Refractive Surgery and Cataract Symposium” (co-sponsored by the ISRS/AAO), Cairo
Session Co-Chairman and invited lecturer of Cataract Subspecialty Symposium, World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) in Hong Kong

Chairman of the Main Symposium "Smaller Incision Cataract Surgery" at the XXVI. Annual Meeting of the "European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons" (ESCRS) in Berlin
2009: Invited lecturer at the “Lindberg Symposium”, “Societas Ophthalmologica Europea” (SOE) Meeting in Amsterdam

Memberships



Austrian Ophthalmological Society (ÖOG)


German Ophthalmological Society (DOG)


German Speaking Society for Intraocular Lens Implanation and Refractive Surgery (DGII)


European Glaucoma Society (EGS)


European Society of Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC)


European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS)


American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Presidencies, Chairmanships, Faculty Memberships etc.

seit 1993: Faculty and Programme Committee Member of the "Foldable Lens Academy Zermatt" (FAZ)
1994 - 1998: Vice President of the "German Speaking Society of Intraocular Lens Implantation and Refractive Surgery" (DGII)
1995: President of the "Viennese Ophthalmological Society" (WOG)
since 1996: Video Competition Committee Member "Society of German Ophthalmic Surgeons" (DOC)

Council and Faculty Member of the "European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons" (ESCRS)

General Committee Member of European Glaucoma Society (EGS)

Faculty Member of the "European Society of Operating Eye Surgeons" (ESOPES)

Faculty and Programme Committee Member of Allergan/AMO Meeting Zermatt (AMZ)
2004: Organizer and Chairman of the Main Symposium "New Biomaterials in Cataract and Refractive Surgery" at XXII. Annual Congress of the "European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons" (ESCRS) in Paris
2008: Organizer of the "DOC Live Surgery" in Vienna (Satellite transmission to congress venue in Nuremberg)

Organizer and Chairman of the Main Symposium "Smaller Incision Cataract Surgery" at XXVI. Annual Congress of the "European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons" (ESCRS) in Berlin

Programme Committee Member, Scientific Board Member

1993: Founder member of the "European Society of Outpatient Eye Surgery" (ESOPES) (SOPES)
since 1996: Editorial Board Member "Der Augenspiegel"
1998: Editorial Board Member of the "Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery", the world´s most renowned scientific journal in this field
2000: Editorial Board Member of "Ocular Surgery News";
2005: Editorial Board Member of the "American Journal of Ophthalmology", the leading US-American journal of General Ophthalmology
since 2006: Programme Committee Member of the "Society of German Ophthalmic Surgeons" (DOC), the largest German-speaking and second-largest European society in this field
2007: Invited member of the International Editorial Board of "Focus on Eye Care"

Co-Editor of the bi-monthly "Consultation Section" of the renowned "Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery"
2008: Editorial Board Member of the "Journal of Ophthalmology"

Invited Editorial Board Member of the "Open Medical Devices Journal"
2009: Editorial Board Member oft the German Journal "Ophthalmo-Chirurgie"
2011: Editorial Board Member of the "International Society of Intraocular Lens Safety (I.S.I.S.)"
2011-2014: Editorial Board Member des "World Journal of Surgical Procedures"

Reviewer for International Journals

Americal Journal of Ophthalmology, American Journal of Case Reports, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica, Archives of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Clinical Ophthalmology, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update, Cornea, Der Ophthalmologe, European Journal of Ophthalmology, Expert Review of Ophthalmology, Graefe´s Archives of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Investigative Ophthalmology, Journal of Ophthalmology, Journal of Refractive Surgery, Klinische Monatsblätter für Augenheilkunde, Medical Science Monitor, Ophthalmologica, Ophthalmology (American Academy of Ophthalmology), Yonsei Medical Journal

Publications & Presentations



approx. 203 publications in peer-reviewed journals
(as of September 2014)


more than 165 additional publications in national journals, congress proceedings, educational publications, and medical newspapers (list of publication)


numerous review articles and textbook contributions


periodic contributions to the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery "Consultation Section"


453 oral presentations at more than 270 national and international
congresses & meetings (list of lectures)


uncounted poster and video presentations at national and international congresses & meetings invited speaker in national and international congresses (WOG, ÖOG, DOG, DGII, DOC, ASCRS, ESCRS, AAO, etc.)

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Vienna, im September 2014

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