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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Shahrokh F. Shariat


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Language Spoken: German, English


Univ. Prof. Dr. Shahrokh Shariat is a head of the University Department of Urology at Vienna General Hospital. Here he has been treating and operating on patients with special issues and also severe, complex diseases since 2013. At the Clinic for Urology, people with prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, testicular and penile cancer, with kidney and ureteral stones, benign prostate enlargement, urinary incontinence, bladder dysfunction, and andrological problems are treated according to the latest knowledge and guidelines. Univ. Prof. Dr. Shariat has been researching and publishing his findings in the field of urological oncology since 1997, especially on the forms and effects of bladder cancer and prostate cancer.

Univ. Prof. Dr. Shahrokh Shariat is a certified diplomat of the American Board of Urology and is involved with the current guidelines within urology that apply to all urology centers in Europe and worldwide. He is passionately committed to his patients, to good education of the upcoming medical profession and to high quality science.

Prof. Shariat holds 4 patents on bladder and prostate cancer.


  • He is the recipient of more than 80 national and international scientific awards, including the highest awards of the European (EAU, Matula Award 2014) and American (AUA, Gold Cystoscope 2017) Urological Associations
  • Matula Award of the European Urological Association
  • Gold Cystoscope 2017 of the American Urological Association


  • In 2016, he broke the Google h-index of 100 and published more than 900 peer-reviewed original articles and has authored 14 book chapters, and is consulted as an expert by 25 scientific societies


  • Bladder cancer detection group, head
  • The upper tract urothelial carcinoma collaboration, head
  • Journals, conference proceedings and grants for numerous national and international organizations
  • Editorial board of various journals such as European Urology, BJU International, World Journal of Urology, Current Opinion in Urology (editor-in-chief) and Immunotherapy
  • 25 academic societies and on the editorial boards of 26 scientific journals. Bladder Cancer Research Consortium, head
  • Medical charity for refugees, director
  • The medical advisory board of two charities, director


  • Adjunct Professor of Urology and Medical Oncology Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
  • Adjunct Professor of Urology University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA