Associate Professor of Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Hirslanden Klinik St Anna, Lucerne.
Peter Dubsky was born in Vienna and was schooled in Germany, London and New York City. He received his MD from the University of Vienna in 1997 and began his surgical training at the University Clinic. He completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cancer immunology (Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, Dallas, Texas, USA) between 2002 and 2004. After board certification in General Surgery in 2005, he focused his work on surgical oncology and was promoted to Senior Consultant at the Medical University of Vienna in 2007. He continues to serve as Associate Professor of Surgery at MUV.
At the Medical University of Vienna (MUV) Dr Dubsky joined the Vienna Breast Health Care Center Executive Committee and coordinated the multidisciplinary breast cancer tumour board. On a national level he was member of the certification commission that reviews Austria’s breast cancer centres. Furthermore, he continues his long-term commitment to the Austrian Breast and Colorectal Cancer Study Group (ABCSG) and serves on their executive committee.
Starting in April 2016 Dr Dubsky has left Vienna on a sabbatical from MUV and has taken over the lead of the Breast Cancer Center at the Hirslanden Clinic St Anna in Lucerne, Switzerland. Since then he has established full certification of the breast centre and continues to build the centre and a clinical trial unit for St Anna Clinic.
Dr Dubsky has authored or co-authored more than 100 scientific publications with a total citation count of over 3500 and h-index 29. His lectures have taken him to many European countries, Canada and the USA but also to Jemen, Saudi Arabia, China, Taiwan, Thailand and South Korea. Since 2015 he has joined the faculty of the St Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference since 2016 both as panellist and member of the consensus writing committee.