University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
Prof., MD, PhD
Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Turin
Prof., MD, PhD
University of Amsterdam
Division of Surgical Specialism, Departement of Surgery, Academic Medical Center-AMC
Dr., MB, BCh, BAO, FRCSEd, MD
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, National Health Service NHS, Lothian Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Surgery, Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Professor of Surgery, Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, University Hospital Limerick, University of Limerick
MA, MChir, FRCS, EBSQ
Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon, Clinical Director of Digestive Diseases, Associate Lecturer University of Cambridge, Chair Education and Training ACPGBI
Dr., PhD, MD
Director of Endolaparoscopic Procedures, Unit IHU – Strasbourg, Institute of ImageGuided Surgery
Prof., MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Chair Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven
Dieter Hahnloser received his medical degree in 1994 from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He did his surgical training mainly at the University Hospital in Zurich and completed a clinical and research fellowship in colorectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN, USA. He was appointed clinical assistant Professor of Surgery in 2004 and Professor of Surgery in 2011. He is head of Coloproctology at the University Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Dieter is member of the executive committee and the current chair of the education committee of the ESCP (European Society of Coloproctology) and head of the divisions of Coloproctology of the UEMS, and therefore responsible for the EBSQ Coloproctology examinations in Europe. His clinical and research interest are minimal invasive treatment of IBD and rectal cancer, including robotic surgery, but also surgical education using virtual reality simulators.
Professor of Surgery
Surgical Director Pelican Cancer Foundation Basingstoke,
Center of Digestive Diseases, Division of Coloproctology, Karolinska University
Colorectal Surgeon, Departement of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Barcelona, Head of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Service and Chief of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Department at the Hospital Clínic Barcelona
Isacco Montroni graduated at the Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna University Medical School in 2004 and he was admitted to the General Surgery Program in Bologna the following year. In 2009-2010 he served as General Surgery Resident at the Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard University) under Dr Andrew Warshaw and Dr Charles Ferguson. Dr Montroni completed his residency in 2010 as he continued his academic career as a PhD student from 2011 to 2013 focused on an international multicenter study on surgical treatment of cancer in the elderly. After his PhD degree he moved back to the United States where he joined Dr Steven Wexner at the Cleveland Clinic Florida for a clinical fellowship in Minimally Invasive Advanced Colorectal Surgery that he completed in 2015. After serving as colorectal surgery junior attending at the Humanitas Research Hospital with Prof Spinelli, he’s currently a staff member of the Colorectal Surgery Unit at the Ospedale per gli Infermi in Faenza.
Dr Montroni is the Associate Editor for Colorectal Cancer of the European Journal of Surgical Oncology (EJSO), author of several peer reviewed articles, reviews and book chapters mainly focused on colorectal surgery and elderly cancer patients.
Dr Montroni is a fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and of the European Society of Surgical Oncology (ESSO). Former member of the Steering committee of the ESSO Young Surgeons and Alumni Club (EYSAC), he’s actively collaborating with Surgical Task Force of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG).
Isacco Montroni MD, PhD, FASCRS
Ospedale per gli Infermi
Viale Stradone 9- 48018 Faenza (RA)-ITALY
Associate Editor EJSO - Colorectal cancer http://www.ejso.com/
Phone: (+39) 3420041530
Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation, Trust Departement of Colorectal and Pseudomyxoma Surgery
Professor Neil Mortensen MA, MB.ChB, MD, FRCS Eng, Hon FRCPS Glas, Hon FRCS Ed, Hon FRCSI
Neil Mortensen is Professor of Colorectal Surgery in the University of Oxford Medical School and has been on the staff of the Oxford University Hospitals since 1987. He is Fellow of Green Templeton College.
He trained in Birmingham, Bristol and St Mark’s Hospital and has clinical and research interests in a wide range of colorectal diseases. He has published over 350 original papers, 30 book chapters and has edited 8 books. He is Past Chair of the British Journal of Surgery Society, President of the Ileostomy Association, and has been Past President of the Association of Coloproctology GBI and the Coloproctology Section of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is Editor in Chief of Colorectal Disease. He is an honorary member of a number of national and international surgical societies.
He is Council member and Trustee and now Vice President of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and chairs the Research and Quality and Journals Committees.
Center for Hederitarily, Tumor Diseases, Surgical Center, Helios Universitätsklinikum Wuppertal
Prof., MD, FRCSI, FRCPS (Glas), FRCS (Edin)
Emeritus Professor of Surgery, University College Dublin, vice-President RCSI
Associate Professor, Minimally-Invasive Surgical Oncology Unit, Fondazioni Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli - IRCCS, Catholic University of Rom
BM, PhD, FRCPath, FMedSci
Professor and Head of Pathology and Tumour Biology
St James University Hospital
Digestive and Endocrine Surgery Department, University Hospital of Bordeaux
MD, BSc, FRCSI, MBchB, PGc Clin Ed
Consultant Surgeon, The John Goligher Dept of Colon & Rectal Surgery, St James's University Hospital
Prof., MD, PhD, FASCR
Professor of Surgery, Director of the Colorectal Surgical Division, Humanitas Research Hospital
Professor of Gastroenterology
NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK
Professor Spiller is Professor of Gastroenterology in the Nottingham Digestive Diseases Centre at the University of Nottingham.
Past Editor of Gut (2003-2009) and member of the Board of the Rome Foundation (2000-2015), he twice edited the British Society of Gastroenterology ( BSG )Guidelines for the management of IBS. His main research interest is the role of infection, inflammation and alterations in the microbiome in causing the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome(IBS). This has also lead to studies of the effect on acute diverticulitis on gut innervation. A long standing collaboration with the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre has pioneered the use of MRI to image gut function and the effect of food on postprandial small and large intestinal volumes and motility. Author/co-author of more than 388 scientific reviews and original publications. Current studies include an EME funded multicentre trial TReatment of Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhoea using Titrated ONdansetron (TRITON), RECLAIM a MRC funded study of colonic motility using MRI and High resolution manometry and a Newton grant examining the effect of fibre of intestinal physiology in IBS. Our group has also performed many investigator initiated research projects with industry defining the mode of action of various treatments for functional GI diseases.
Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery & Cancer, Imperial College London
Prof., MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery, Head of the Department of Surgical Oncology, Endochrine & Gastrointestinal Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center
BMed, FRACS, PhD
Consultant, Colorectal Surgeon, St Mark`s Hospital and Academic Institute NHS Trust, London
Associate Professor, University College Dublin, Colorectal Surgeon, Departement of Surgery, St. Vincent's University Hospital