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  Editorial Board

Asia, Australia/New Zealand

 

Editor-in-Chief

Chen Jie, PhD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of Hernia and Abdominal Surgery, Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University; President, Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons; Chairman, Beijing Hernia Society; Vice-Chairman, Chinese Hernia Society, Beijing, China

 

Associate Editors

Ji Zhenling, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Zhong Da Hospital Southeast University; General Committee, Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons, Nanjing, China

Pradeep Chowbey, MD

Professor, Executive Vice-Chairmman - Max Healthcare Institute Ltd. and Chairman - Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (MAMBS) at Max Super Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India

Anil Sharma, MD

Professor, Director Endohernia Surgery Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, New Delhi, India

David Watson, MD

Professor of Surgery, Head of the University Department of Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

Davide Lomanto, MD

Professor, Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre (MISC) at the National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore

Jose Macario Faylona, MD

Associated Professor, Department of Surgery, University of the Phillipines, Manila, UP - Philippine General Hospital, UP - Philippine General Hospital, Taft Avenue, Ermita

Mahesh Misra, MD

Professor of Surgery, General and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Disciplines, Mahatma Gandhi University of Medical Sciences & Technology, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Tang Jianxiong, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Huadong Hospital, Fudan University; Chairman, Chinese Hernia Society; Vice-President, Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons, Shanghai, China

Li Jianwen, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University; President-elect, Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons, Shanghai, China

Yao Qiyuan, MD

Professor, Chief Surgeon, Deputy Director of Surgery; Director of Department of Hernia and Abdominal Surgery, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University; General Committee, Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons, Shanghai, China

 

Editorial Board Members

Alfred Allen Buenafe, MD

Philippine Center for Advanced Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Training Center Cardinal Santos Medical Center, San Juan, Philippines

Barlian Sutedja, MD

Gading Pluit Hospital, Jl. Boulevard Timur Raya Kelapa Gading, Jakarta 14250, Indonesia

Cheng-Chung Tsai, MD

General Surgery, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, and National Yang-Ming University School of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

George Yang, MD

Clinical Director of Robotic Surgery (General Surgery), Hong Kong Adventist Hospital, Hong Kong, China

Gu Yan, PhD, MD

Professor, Chief Surgeon, Director of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Disease Center, Shanghai Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China

Haechang Cho, MD

Department of Surgery, Daegu Fatima Hospital, 99 AYANG-RO, DONG-GU, DAEU 41199, Daegu, Korea

Hanh Tran, MA, MD, PhD, MBA

Director of the Sydney Hernia Specialist Clinic, Level2, 195 Macquarie St, Sydney, Australia

Huang Heguang, MD

Professor, Chief Surgeon, Director of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Disease Center, Fujian Medical University Union Hospital, Fujian, China

Jaideepraj Rao, MD

Senior Consultant and Head of the Upper Gastrointestinal & Minimal Access Surgery unit, and the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Programme in the Department of General Surgery in Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore

Ji-Young Sul, PhD, MD

Professor, Department of Surgery, Chungnam National University School of Medicine and its affiliated Hospital in Daejeon, 282 Munhwa-ro, Jung-gu, Daejeon, South Korea

Kelimu Abudureyimu, MD

Professor, Chief Surgeon, Director of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Disease Center, People's Hospital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Associate Dean of People's Hospital of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Urumqi, China

Kuo Hsin Chen, MD

Chairman, Department of Surgery, Chief, Division of General Surgery, Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Li Binggen, MD

Vice Director and Associate Chief Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Affiliated Hexian Memorial Hospital of Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, China

Li Hangyu, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Associate dean of The Fourth Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shenyang, China

Li Junsheng, MD

Professor, Chief Physician, Department of general surgery, Affiliated Zhongda hospital, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Liu Ziwen, PhD, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

Manish Baijal, MBBS, DNB (GEN. SURG), MNAMS

Director of Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Healthcare, Saket, New Delhi, India

Qin Changfu, PhD, MD

Department of Hernia and Abdominal Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University; Secretary and Member of Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons; Member of International Endohernia Society (IEHS), Beijing, China

Rajesh Khullar, MBBS (AFMC, Pune University), MS (PGI, Chandigarh), FICS

Director, Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Healthcare, Saket, New Delhi, India

Rolf Ulrich Hartung, MD

Medical Director at Mediclinic City Hospital, Dubai Healthcare City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Ross Roberts, MD

The Hernia Clinic, Level 1, 9 Caledonian Road, Christchurch, New Zealand

Sachit Anand, MD

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, Mumbai, India

Sathien Tumtavitikul, MD

Department of Surgery, Vichaiyut Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand

Shen Yingmo, MD

Professor, Chief Physician, Vice Director of Department of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, Beijing Chao-Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China

Suthep Udomsawaengsup, MD

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

Takehiro Hachisuka, MD

Department of General Surgery, Yokkaichi Municipal Hospital, Shibata, Yokkaichi, Mie, Japan

Tan Min, MD

Professor, Chief Physician, Director of Department of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China

Virinder Kumar Bansal, MD

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgical Disciplines, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India

Wang Ping, MD

Professor, Chief Physician, Director of Department of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, Associate dean of Hangzhou First People’s Hospital, Hangzhou, China

Wang Qiusheng, MD

Professor, Chief Physician, Director in Department of Minimally Invasive General Surgery, Peking University People’s Hospital, Beijing, China

Xu Deli, MD

Professor, Chief Physician, Director of Department of General Surgery, Jinghu Hospital, Macau, China

Zhang Jian, PhD, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery, Deputy Director,Department of Surgery, Shanghai Changzheng Hospital, Shanghai, China

 

Assistant Editor

Qin Changfu, PhD, MD

Department of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery, Beijing Chaoyang Hospital, Capital Medical University; Secretary and Member of Chinese Hernia College of Surgeons; Member of International Endohernia Society (IEHS), Beijing, China

 

Europe

 

Editor-in-Chief

Reinhard Bittner, MD, FRCS, FICS

Professor, Emeritus Director of Surgical Department, Marien Hospital Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

 

Associated Editors

Ferdinand Köckerling, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of General Surgery and Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Vivantes Hospital Spandau, Neue Bergstraße, BE, Germany

René H. Fortelny, MD

Professor, Chief of the Certified Hernia Center, Department of General, Visceral and Oncological Surgery, Wilhelminenspital, Vienna, Austria

Henry Hoffmann, MD

Surgical Consultant, Certified Competency Center of Hernia Surgery, Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University Hospital Basel, Spitalstrasse, Basel, Switzerland

Giampiero Campanelli, MD

Full Professor of Surgery Insubria University, Director General Surgery - Day Surgery, Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio - Milan, Past President of the European Hernia Society, Past President of the Italian Society of Ambulatory Surgery and Day Surgery, President of the Foundation Day Surgery Onlus, Italy

 

Editorial Board Members

Alexey Abolmasov, MD, PhD

Chief of Department, Orel State University Clinic, Orel Regional Hospital, Orel, Russia

Bernd Stechemesser, MD

Director, Certified Hernia Center, Hernienzentrum Köln, Germany

Diego Cuccurullo, MD

President of the Italian Society of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Surgery; General, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, AORN Ospedali dei Colli, Italy

Dirk Weyhe, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of Visceral Surgery, University of Oldenburg, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Pius-Hospital, Medical Campus, Oldenburg, Germany

Emanuela Dapunt, MD

General Surgery, Krankenhaus Bruneck, Spitalstraße 11, Bruneck (BZ), Italy

Franz Mayer, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of General, Visceral and Thoracic Surgery, Paracelsus Medical University, Salzburg, Austria

Frederik Berrevoet, MD

Professor of Surgery, Department of General and HPB Surgery, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

Guido Woeste, MD

General and Visceral Surgery Clinic, Non-profit GmbH Academic Teaching Hospital, Darmstadt, Germany

Hakan Kulacoglu, MD, FACS, FICS

Professor of Surgery, Ankara Hernia Center, Turkey

Henning Niebuhr, MD

Professor, Director, Certified Hernia Center, Hanse-Hernienzentrum Hamburg Hamburg, Germany

Jan Kukleta, MD

Klinik Im Park Zurich (Hirslanden Group) Visceral Surgery, Network Hernia, Zurich, Switzerland

Jurij Gorjanc, MD, PhD, FRCS

Consultant in General Surgery, Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder (Hospital of St. John of God), Department for Surgery, Austria; President of the Slovenian Hernia Society

Kestudis Strupas, MD

Professor, Chief of Clinic of Gastroenterology, Nephrourology and Surgery, Medicine Faculty of Vilnius University, Lithuania

Maciej​ Pawlak, MD, PhD

General and Upper GI Surgical Unit, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Rudolf Schrittwieser, MD

Professor, Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of Surgery, LKH Hochsteiermark/Standort Bruck an der Mur Bruck an der Mur, Austria

Valery Egiev, MD

Professor, Vice-President of the SM-clinic of Surgery, Head of Department of surgery and Oncology of RUDN, Moscow, Russia

Wolfgang Reinpold, MD

Director and Chief Surgeon, Department of Surgery and Hernia Center Gross Sand Hospital, Teaching Hospital of the University of Hamburg, Gross Sand, Hamburg, Germany

 

America

 

Editor-in-Chief

William W. Hope, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery, UNC-CH; Program Director General Surgery Residency Program, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA

 

Associate Editors

David C. Chen, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Director, Lichtenstein Amid Hernia Clinic at UCLA, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, UCLA Division of General Surgery, Los Angeles, California, USA

John P. Fischer, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA

Hobart W. Harris, MD, MPH

Professor & Chief, Division of General Surgery; Vice Chair, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA

Sergio Roll, MD, PhD, FACS

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, School of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa of São Paulo; Director of Center of Abdominal Wall Surgery - Santa Casa of São Paulo Hospital; Director of The German Hospital Oswaldo Cruz Hernia Center, São Paulo, Brazil

John Morrison, MD

Adjunct Professor, University of Western Ontario, Chatham Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Ontario, Canada

Yuri W. Novitsky, MD

Professor of Surgery, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Director of the Columbia Comprehensive Hernia Center, Columbia, USA

Karl A. LeBlanc, MD, MBA, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Louisiana State University School of Medicine; Associate Medical Director of Surgery, Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group; Past president of the American Hernia Society, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

 

Editorial Board Members

Archana Ramaswamy, MD, MBA, FACS, FRCSC

Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minnesota, USA

Bruce Ramshaw, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Graduate School of Medicine; University Surgeons Associates, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Dennis Klassen, B.Sc. (Hons.), MD, FRCSC, FACS

Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Laparoscopic and Gastrointestinal Surgery, Halifax, NS Canada

Federico Gorganchian, MD, MACC

General Surgeon, University of Buenos Aires University/UBA, Argentina

Frederic E. Eckhauser, MD

Director of Surgical Education, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

Jorge Daes, MD

Academic Director, Minimally invasive Surgery Department, Clinica Portoazul, Barranquilla, Colombia

Ricardo Z. Abdalla, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery, HCFMUSP, Coordinator Robotic Surgery Research Program, Instituto do Cancer do Estado de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil

Rick Q. Ngo, MD

Texas Hernia Specialists, Texas, USA

Vedra A. Augenstein, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA

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