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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

 

Editorial Board Members

Barlian Sutedja, MD

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

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

Li Binggen, MD

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

Li Junsheng, MD

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

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

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

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

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

Takehiro Hachisuka, MD

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

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

Zhang Jian, PhD, MD

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

Frederik Berrevoet, MD

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

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

Maciej​ Pawlak, MD, PhD

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

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

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

Vedra A. Augenstein, MD

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

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