Editorial Board

56 Editors in 17 Countries/Region

USA (14)
Italy (10)
Germany (10)
France (5)
United Kingdom (3)
China (2)
Netherlands (2)
Turkey (1)
Poland (1)
Switzerland (1)
Spain (1)
Japan (1)
Portugal (1)
Iceland (1)
India (1)
Canada (1)
Israel (1)

Editor Emeritus

Brice Gayet


Institut Mutualiste Montsouris (IMM), University Paris Descartes, Paris, France.

Research Interests: Laparoscopic, Laparoscopic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Advance laparoscopic surgery, Laparo-endoscopic surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, Esophageal diseases.


Andrew A. Gumbs


Department of Surgery, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburgk, Magdeburg, Germany.

Research Interests: Robotic surgery, Visceral surgery, Hepatic-pancreatic and biliary surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Minimally invasive surgery.

Computer Vision Editor

Adrian Park

Department of Surgery, the Earl Simulation to Advance Innovation and Learning Center, Anne Arundel Health System, Annapolis, MD, USA.
Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Research Interests: Laparoscopic techniques, Complex hernia repair, Foregut and spleen surgery.

Robotic Tele-manipulation Editor

Sharona B Ross

Southeastern Center for Digestive Disorders and Pancreatic Cancer, Florida Hospital Tampa, Tampa, FL, USA.
Digestive Health Institute, AdventHealth Tampa, Tampa, Fl, USA.

Research Interests: Surgery, Robotics, Artificial intelligence, HPB, Pancreas, Foregut, Innovation, Technology, Cancer.

Autonomous Actions Editor

Lee Swanström

IHU-Strasbourg, France.
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University Oregon, Portland, OR, USA.

Research Interests: Human factors, Technology assessment, Minimally invasive surgery, Interventional endoscopy.

Technology Development Editor

Luca Milone

Deaprtment of Surgery, Brooklyn Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Robotic surgery, Endoscopic surgery.

Statistics Editor

Clarissa Ferrari

Unit of Statistics, IRCCS Istituto Centro San Giovanni di Dio Fatebenefratelli, Brescia, Italy.

Research Interests: Richly parameterized statistical models (mixed, multilevel, structural equation models), Multivariate model-based and data-based classification methods (cluster analysis, mixture models), AI and machine learning techniques (random forest, KNN algorithm, support vector machine, neural network).

Ethics Editor

Antonella Ficorilli

Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: Research ethics, Bioethics, Applied ethics, Biobanking in biomedical and epidemiological research.

Honorary Regional Editors

Michel Gagner

Department of Surgery, Westmount Square Surgical Center, Quebec, Westmount, Canada.

Research Interests: Bariatric surgery, Colon & Rectal, Pancreas, Endoscopy.

Chinnusamy Palanivelu

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, GEM Hospital Coimbatore, Coimbatore, India.

Research Interests: Health care, Laparoscopic surgery, CIGES atlas of laparoscopic surgery.

Micaela Piccoli

Department of General, Emergency Surgery and New Technologies, Baggiovara General Hospital, Modena, Italy.

Research Interests: Endocrine, Cancer, Wall, Stomach and colorectal surgery, Laparoscopic and robotic techniques.

Associate Editors

Mohammed Abu Hilal

Department of Surgery, Poliambulanza Foundation Hospital, Brescia, Italy.

Research Interests: Liver surgery (liver cancer and benign liver conditions), Pancreatic surgery (pancreatic cancer and benign Pancreatic conditions), Biliary and laparoscopic (keyhole), Surgery (laparoscopic cholecystectomy, gallstone, bile duct cancer and bile duct benign conditions).

Roland Croner

Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

Research Interests: Organ transplant surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Robots assist in surgery.

Eyad Elyan

School of Computing, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK.

Research Interests: Machine learning, Machine vision, Image classification and class-imbalance problem, Video content analysis.

Isabella Frigerio

Department of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, Pederzoli Hospital, Peschiera del Garda, Verona, Italy.

Research Interests: Surgical oncology, Laparoscopic surgery.

Gaya Spolverato

Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences (DiSCOG), University of Padova, Padova, Italy.

Research Interests: Surgery, General surgery, Surgical oncology, Abdominal surgery, Colorectal surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Cancer surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Oncology.

Director of Social Media and Strategy

S. Vincent Grasso

Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA.

Research Interests: Conversational AI, ML, Intelligent RPA, NLP, Edge high performance computing.

Editorial Board Members

Gudrun Aspelund

Centre for Health Security and Communicable Disease Control, Reykjavik, Iceland.

Research Interests: Pediatric surgery, Public health, Infectious disease epidemiology, Child health.

Fabio Ausania

HPB and Transplant Surgery, Hospital Clinic, IDIBAPS, University of Barcelona, Spain.

Research Interests: Robotic surgery, HPB surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Liver transplant surgery, Risk prediction, Pancreatic cancer.

Elena Giovanna Bignami

Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

Research Interests: Anesthesia, ICU, Critical care, Artificial intelligence, Machine learning, Telemedicine, Perioperative medicine, Surgery.

Thomas Baptist Brunner

Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria.

Research Interests: Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), AI in radiation oncology, GI oncology, Radiobiology.

Giovanni Cacciamani

Department of Urology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Artificial intelligence, Surgical oncology, Patients safety, Predictive modeling, Evidence-based medicine, Systematic reviews.

Elie Chouillard

Department of Digestive Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Intercommunal, Poissy, France.

Research Interests: Liver surgery, Surgical oncology, Laparoscopic surgery, Colorectal surgery, Gastrointestinal diseases, General surgery, Abdominal surgery, Robotic surgery, Laparo-endoscopic surgery, Surgery.

Madison Cuffy

Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.

Research Interests: Transplant surgery, Hepatobiliary surgery, Kidney transplant, Liver transplant.

Rafael Dela de la Garza-Ramos

Department of Neurological Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Spine surgery, Spine tumor, Spinal deformity, Cancer disparities, Machine learning, Deep learning.

Michele Diana

IRCAD, Research Institute against Digestive Cancer, Strasbourg, France.

Research Interests: Image-guided surgery, Surgical robotics, Surgical applications of machine and deep learning.

Michael Friebe

Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

Research Interests: Diagnostic imaging, Image guided therapies, Exponential medicine, Healthtec innovation generation.

Arnar Geirsson

Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA.

Research Interests: Cardiac surgery, Heart failure, Heart transplant and left ventricular assist device, Robotic mitral valve repair, Surgery vascular biology and therapeutics.

Suzanne S. Gisbertz

Department of Surgery, Amsterdam UMC, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Research Interests: Artificial intelligence in upper GI surgery, Lymph node metastases and extent of lymphadenectomy in Upper GI cancer surgery and minimally invasive and robotic surgical techniques.

Pedro F. Gouveia

CNC-Center for Neurosciences and Cell Biology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal.

Research Interests: Breast cancer, Oncoplastic breast surgery, Breast reconstruction, 3D breast modeling, Surgical breast simulation, Augmented reality, Connected care and artificial intelligence.

Alfredo Illanes

INKA-Application Driven Research, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

Research Interests: Signal processing, Spectral analysis, Time-variant modelling, Image and video processing.

Takeaki Ishizawa

Department of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka Metropolitan University, Japan.

Research Interests: Robot-assisted surgery, Intraoperative fluorescence imaging, Hepatobiliary surgery, Pancreatic surgery, Laparoscopic surgery.

Long R Jiao

Department of Oncology and Surgery, The Royal Marsden Hospital, London, UK.

Research Interests: Robotic and laparoscopic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery, Early diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.

Ulf Dietrich Kahlert

Department of General-, Visceral-, Vascular- and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

Research Interests: Stem cells, Experimental surgery, Nanomedicine, Oncometabolism, EMT, Biosensors.

W. Konrad Karcz

Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany.

Research Interests: Diseases, Surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Abdominal surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery.

Stephen Kavic

Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Research Interests: Surgical education, Natural language processing, Residency, ABSITE.

Michael Kreissl

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.

Research Interests: Thyroid, Theranostics, Radionuclide therapy, Neuroendocrine tumors, Computer aided diagnosis, Machine learning.

Hengrui Liang

Department of Thoracic Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University/The National Center for Respiratory Medicine, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

Research Interests: Minimal invasive thoracic surgery, Thoracic disease diagnosis AI, Thoracic surgery AI, Federated learning & medical application.

Marialuisa Lugaresi

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

Research Interests: General surgery, Minimally invasive surgery, Laparoscopic surgery, Thoracoscopic surgery, Surgical oncology, Esophageal diseases, Artificial intelligence, Robotic surgery, Machine learning, Statistics.

Michele Masetti

Department of Specialist Surgery, Division of General and Emergency Surgery, Bologna University Hospital, Bologna, Italy.

Research Interests: Robotic surgery, Oncological surgery, Pancreatic cancer, Hepatobiliary surgery.

Beat Peter Müller-Stich

Clarunis - Academic Center for Gastrointestinal Diseases, St. Clara and University Hospital Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

Research Interests: Oncological upper GI, Laparoscopy, Gastric bypass, Bariatric surgery, Non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Assisted surgery.

Zbigniew Nawrat

Fundacja Rozwoju Kardiochirurgii, Zabrze, Zabrze, Poland.

Research Interests: BioMEMS, Finite element analysis, Force sensors, Medical robotics, Microsensors, Piezoresistive devices, Surgery, Analogue-digital conversion, Biological tissues, Biomechanics, Biomedical electronics, Biomedical optical imaging, Calibration, Diseases.

Derek O'Reilly

Department of General Surgery, Beijing United Family Hospital and Clinics (BJU), Beijing, China.

Research Interests: Pancreatitis, Gallstones, Pancreas pseudocyst, Acute cholecystitis, Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, Gallbladder.

Mehmet Mahir Özmen

Bahcesehir University, Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey.
La Sapienza University, Faculty of Medicine Rome, Italy.

Research Interests: Bariatric/Metabolic surgery, Oncological surgery, Gastric surgery, Colorectal surgery, Robotic surgery, Machine learning, Artificial intelligence, Surgical education.

Subroto Paul

Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Robotic surgery, Lung cancer, Esophageal cancer, Mesothelioma, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Hiatal hernia.

Silvana Perretta

Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.

Research Interests: Foregut and bariatric surgery, Interventional endoscopy surgical education and simulation.

Carla Pugh

Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.

Research Interests: Surgical education, Surgical simulation.

Francesca Ratti

IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy.

Research Interests: Hepatobiliary surgery, Liver surgery, Oncology, Laparoscopy.

Bettina M. Rau

Department of General, Visceral, and Thoracic surgery, Hospital of Neumarkt, Neumarkt, Germany.

Research Interests: Surgical oncology, General surgery, Gastrointestinal surgery, Hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, Surgery, Infectious diseases, Acute pancreatitis, Oncology, Chronic pancreatitis, Pancreatic surgery.

Thomas Schnelldorfer

Division of Surgical Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA.

Research Interests: Computer vision, Image processing, Device development, Surgical oncology.

Vivian Strong

Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Minimally invasive expertise, Stomach cancer, Tumors of the adrenal gland, Splenectomy, Small intestine, Distal pancreas, Hernias.

Patricia Sylla

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA.

Research Interests: Colon and rectal surgery, Proctology surgery.

Amir Szold

Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel.

Research Interests: Minimally invasive surgery, Medical devices, OR of the future, Robotics.

Martin Teraa

Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Research Interests: Endovascular interventions, Innovations in vascular surgery, Aortic pathology, Aortic aneurysms, Acute aortic syndromes, Peripheral artery disease (PAD), Chronic limb-threatening Ischemia (CLTI).

Yogesh K. Vashist

Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.

Research Interests: Surgical oncology, HPB tumors, Peritoneal and pleural carcinomatosis, Thoracic oncology, Upper GI oncology (gastric and esophageus), Mediastinal tumors, Translational research, Biomarkers, Education.

Xin Wang

Department of Pancreatic Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Sichuan, China.

Research Interests: HPB surgery, Artificial intelligence, Pancreatic cancer, Minimally invasive surgery.

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