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Elmar Joura

Last Updated: 10 July 2014

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Elmar A. Joura, M.D., is Associate Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics at the Medical University of Vienna, General Hospital (AKH), Vienna, Austria. Dr. Joura graduated from University of Graz, Austria where he subsequently worked at the Department of Pathological Anatomy. After internship of urology, surgery and internal Medicine, he started his training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, at the University of Vienna. Before he finished specialization, he worked for a period in Tanzania. Subsequently, he focused on gynecologic oncology and received a scholarship for a study leave which he spent at the National Women´s Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand. Since 1997 Dr. Joura is consultant gynecologist and in 1998 he made his thesis on epithelial disorders of the vulva. Dr. Joura is running a colposcopy clinic, and is involved in the development of different surgical techniques. Since 2001 Dr. Joura is investigator for the FUTURE study and he has become member of publishing committee and the Global advisory board. He has published more than 90 articles in peer- review journals and given more than 500 lectures.