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Editorial Board

Editor Emeritus

  • 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.


Honorary Regional Editors

Associate Editors

  • Hepatobiliopancreatic, Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit, Poliambulanza Institute Hospital Foundation, via Bissolati, 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • School of Computing Science and Digital Media, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK.
    Research Interests: Machine learning; Machine vision; Image classification and class-imbalance problem; Video content analysis.
  • Department of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery, Pederzoli Hospital, Peschiera del Garda, Verona, Italy.
    Research Interests: Surgical oncology; Laparoscopic surgery.
  • Department of General, Visceral, and Transplant Surgery, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Munich, Germany.
    Research Interests: Diseases; Surgery; Minimally invasive surgery; Abdominal surgery; Gastrointestinal surgery.
  • Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, 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.

Editorial Board Members

  • 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.
  • Department for Radiology, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.
    Research Interests: Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT); AI in radiation oncology; GI oncology; Radiobiology.
  • Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA.
    Research Interests: Transplant surgery; Hepatobiliary surgery; Kidney transplant; Liver transplant.
  • Otto von Guericke University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Research Interests: Diagnostic imaging; Image guided therapies; Exponential medicine; Healthtec innovation generation.
  • Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, United States
    Research Interests: Cardiac surgery; Heart failure; Heart transplant and left ventricular assist device; Robotic mitral valve repair; Surgery vascular biology and therapeutics.
  • Champalimaud Clinical Centre, Lisbon, Portugal.
    Research Interests: Breast cancer; Oncoplastic breast surgery; Breast reconstruction; 3D breast modeling; Surgical breast simulation; Augmented reality; Connected care and artificial intelligence.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, United States
    Research Interests: Retroperitoneal or transabdominal laparoscopic adrenalectomy; Mini-incision thyroid and parathyroid surgery; Central and modified lateral neck dissection; Laparoscopic removal of pancreatic tumors.
  • INKA-Application Driven Research, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany
    Research Interests: Signal processing; Spectral analysis; Time-variant modelling; Image and video processing.
  • Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Research Interests: Robot-assisted surgery; Intraoperative fluorescence imaging; Hepatobiliary surgery; Pancreatic surgery; Laparoscopic surgery.
  • Department of General-, Visceral-, Vascular- and Transplant Surgery, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.
    Research Interests: Stem cells; Experimental surgery; Nanomedicine; Oncometabolism; EMT; Biosensors.
  • Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany.
    Research Interests: Thyroid; Theranostics; Radionuclide therapy; Neuroendocrine tumors;Computer aided diagnosis; Machine learning.
  • Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
    Research Interests: Mediastinal tumors; Mesothelioma; Minimally invasive esophageal surgery; Minimally invasive thoracic surgery; Thoracic onolocgy; Thymic tumors.
  • Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum 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.
  • 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.
  • Deaprtment of Surgery, Brooklyn Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA.
    Research Interests: Robotic surgery; Endoscopic surgery.
  • 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.
  • Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Ankara, Turkey
    Research Interests: Bariatric/Metabolic surgery; Oncological surgery; Gastric surgery, Colorectal surgery; Robotic surgery; Machine learning; Artificial intelligence; Surgical education.
  • Thoracic Surgical Services, RWJBarnabas Health, West Orange, NJ, USA.
    Research Interests: Benign esophageal conditions; Benign lung and chest wall tumors; Esophageal tumors; Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); Lung cancer; Mediastinal tumors; Mesothelioma; Metastatic lung cancers; Pleural cancer; Tracheal cancer; Zenker’s diverticulum.
  • Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, University Hospital of Strasbourg, 1 place de l'Hôpital, Strasbourg, France.
    Research Interests: Foregut and bariatric surgery; Interventional endoscopy surgical education and simulation.
  • Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.
    Research Interests: Surgical education; Surgical simulation.
  • IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
    Research Interests: Hepatobiliary surgery; Liver surgery; Oncology; Laparoscopy.
  • 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.
  • Division of Surgical Oncology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, USA.
    Research Interests: Computer vision; Image processing; Device development; Surgical oncology.
  • Division of Translational Surgical Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases Dresden, Dresden, Germany.
    Research Interests: Computer and robotic-assisted surgery; Surgical data science.
  • University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA.
    Research Interests: Thyroidoma surgery; Cancers surgery; Endocrine disorders; Hormones; Metabolism; Cancer genetics.
  • 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.
  • The Mount Sinai Hospitaldisabled, New York, United States
    Research Interests: Colon and rectal surgery; Proctology surgery.
  • Assuta Medical Center, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel.
    Research Interests: Minimally Invasive Surgery; Medical Devices; OR of the future; Robotics.
  • Department of Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology, University Children's Hospital Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany.
    Research Interests: Surgery for pediatric solid tumors-lung metastases; Portal hypertension in children; Short bowel syndrome and chronical intestinal failure in children; Pediatric liver tumors.
  • Universitätsklinikum und Medizinische Fakultät Tübingen, Tubingen, Germany
    Research Interests: Visceral surgery; Abdomen surgery; Bariatric surgery; Hernia; Hiatal hernia; Colon surgery; Minimally invasive; Gallbladder; Adrenal gland surgery; Oncologic surgery.
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