Editors

Editor-in-Chief:
Scott Shikora, MD, FACS, USA 

Editorial Office:
Deana Rodriguez, Managing Editor
Phone: +1 (562) 961-9928
Email: obsu.rodriguez@gmail.com

Advisory Editors:
Stacy Brethauer, MD, USA
Paul O’Brien, MD, Australia
Ricardo Cohen, MD, Brazil
Khaled Gawdat, MD, PhD, Egypt
Michel Suter, MD, Switzerland

Associate Editors:
Edo Aarts, MD, PhD, Netherlands
Ahmad Abdallah Bashir, MD, Jordan
Gianfranco Adami, MD, Italy
Luigi Angrisani, MD, Italy
Stacy Brethauer, MD, USA
Wendy Brown, PhD, Australia
Cynthia Buffington, PhD, USA
Luca Busetto, MD, Italy
Judy Chen, MD, USA
Jean-Marc Chevallier, MD, Italy
Ricardo Cohen, MD, Brazil
Jerome Dargent, MD, France
Paul Davidson, PhD, USA
Andrew de Beaux, MD, UK
Joel Faintuch, MD, PhD, Brazil
Silvia Leite Faria, PhD, Brazil
Armour Forse, MD, PhD, USA
Michel Gagner, MD, Canada
Khaled Gawdat, MD, PhD, Egypt
Jan Willem Greve, MD, PhD, Netherlands
Kevin Helling, MD, USA
Daniel Herron, MD, USA
Jacques Himpens, MD, Belgium
Kellene Isom, MS, RD, LDN, USA
Wei-Jei Lee, MD, PhD, Taiwan
Kamal Mahawar, MS, MSc, FRCSEd, UK
Peter Nau, MD, USA
Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD, UAE
Paul O’Brien, MD, Australia
Colm J. O'Boyle, MD, Ireland
Andreas Panagiotis Alexandrou, MD, Greece
Walter Pories, MD, PhD, USA
Malcolm Robinson, MD, USA
Raul Rosenthal, MD, USA
Mitchell Roslin, MD, USA
Alan Saber, MD, USA
David Sarwer, PhD, USA
Michel Suter, MD, Switzerland
Colleen Tewksbury, PhD, MRH, RD, LDN, USA
Phillippe Topart, MD, France
Antonio Torres, MD, PhD, Spain
Rudolf Weiner, MD, PhD, Germany
Richard Welbourn, MD, UK
Mariusz Wylezol, MD, Poland

Social Media Editors
Kamal Mahawar, MD, UK
Manuela Mazzarella, IFSO Secretariat, Italy
Abdelrahman Nimeri, MD, UAE

Editorial Board
Sandeep Aggarwal, MS, FACS, India
Ali Aminian, MD, USA
Ahmad Abdallah Bashir, MD, FASMBS, Jordan
Pierre Blanc, MD, France
Dale Bond, PhD, USA
Cynthia Borg, MD, UK
William Braun, MD, PhD, Australia
Paul Robert Burton, MBBS, Australia
Robert H. Caiazzo, PhD, France
Guilherme M Campos, MD, USA
Miguel-Angel Carbajo, MD, PhD, Spain
Anna Casajoana Badia, PhD, Spain
Pradeep Chowbey, MD, India
Anthony Clough, MBBS, Australia
Karen J. Coleman, MS, PhD, USA
Richard Corcelles, MD, PhD, Spain
Daniel Cottam, MD, USA
Felipe de la Cruz Vigo, MD, PhD, Spain
Mohamed Dahman, MD, USA
Maurizio De Luca, MD, Italy
John B. Dixon, MD, PhD, Australia
Francis Finucane, MD, FRCPI, Ireland
Barry Fisher, MD, USA
Karen Flanders, RN, USA
Eldo Frezza, MD, USA
Martin Fried, MD, PhD, Czech Republic
Gema Fruhbeck, MD, PhD, Spain
Manoel Galvao Neto, MD, Brazil
Antonio Gangemi, MD, FACS, USA
Amador García Ruiz de Gordejuela, Spain
Bruno Geloneze, MD, PhD, Brazil
Daniel Gero, MD, PhD, Switzerland
John Gleysteen, MD, USA
David Goitein, MD, Israel
Michael Goldberg, MD, USA
John C. Gould, MD, USA
Yitka NH Graham, PhD, UK
Alfredo Guerron, MD, USA
Ashraf Haddad, MD, UK
Naoki Hashimoto, MD, PhD, Japan
Jitka Herlesova, PhD, Czech Republic
Donald Hess, MD, USA
Kelvin Higa, MD, USA
Antonio Iannelli, MD, PhD, France
Kenneth Jones, Jr., MD, USA
Radwan Kassir, MD, France
Mohd Yasser Kayyal, MD, FRCS, FACS, Ireland
Andrei Keidar, MD, Israel
Lillian Kow, FRACS, Australia
Sophie Krueger, MD, Germany
Hendrikus Lemmens, MD, PhD, USA
Robert Lim, MD, USA
Conor Magee, MD, FRCS, UK
Nashwan Qahatan Mahgoob, MD, Iraq
Tom Mala, PhD, MD, Norway
Ryan Marek, PhD, USA
Francesco Martini, MD, France
Samer Mattar, MD, USA
Corrigan McBride, MD, USA
Karl Miller, MD, Austria
Geltrude Mingrone, MD, PhD, Italy
Mohammad Ali Kalantar Motamedi, MD, Canada
Jean Mouiel, MD, France
Patrick Noel, MD, United Arab Emirates
Robert O’Rourke, MD, USA
Dimitrios Papamargaritis, PhD, UK
Manish Parikh, MD, USA
Chetan Parmar, MS, DNB, UK
Ralph Peterli, MD, PhD, Switzerland
Tarissa Petry, MD, Brazil
Alfons Pomp, MD, USA
Jamie Ponce, MD, USA
Dimitri Pournaras, PhD, FRCS, UK
Brian Quebbemann, MD, USA
Almino Ramos, MD, Brazil
Fabian Reche, MD, France
Christine Ren Fielding, MD, USA
Lincoln Rothwell, MBChB, FRACS, Australia
Moshe Rubin, MD, Israel
Nasser Sakran, MD, Israel
Andrés Sánchez-Pernaute, MD, PhD, Spain
Carlos Aurelio Schiavon, MD, Brazil
Adriano Segal, MD, Brazil
Kamran Shah, MD, Sweden
Shashank Shah, MD, India
Ashish Sinha, MD, USA
Konstantinos Spaniolas, MD, USA
Kristine Steffen, PhD, USA
Christine Stier, MD, Germany
Christine Stroh, MD, Germany
Mustafa Taskin, MD, Turkey
J. Graham Thomas, PhD, USA
Tess van der Merwe, PhD, South Africa
Bart van Wagensveld, PhD, Netherlands
Mahidhar Valeti, MD, India
Peter Vasas, PhD, UK
Joseph Vidal, MD, Spain
Antonio Vitiello, MD, Italy
Alan Wittgrove, MD, USA
Wah Yang, MD, China
Yury Yashkov, MD, PhD, Russia
Natan Zundel, MD, Colombia

IFSO Representative
Almino Ramos, MD, Brazil

Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Founding Editor
Mervyn Deitel, MD, Canada

Co-Editor-in-Chief Emeritus and Founding Editor
George S.M. Cowan, Jr., MD, USA

Editors Emeritus
Henry Buchwald, MD, USA
Nicola Scopinaro, MD, Italy