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AIS Corporate

AIS Channel Corporate includes the most renowned healthcare professionals per specialty. Surgical specialties such as Colorectal Surgery and Bariatric Surgery are covered by the most prestigious opinion leaders.

The main goal of this team is to create bridges between leading surgical communities worldwide.

AIS Key Opinion Leaders

Colorectal Surgery

Antonio M. Lacy

Antonio M. Lacy

Co-Director

Director of Gastrointestinal Surgery Department

Hospital Clínic of Barcelona


Raul Almenara

Steven D. Wexner

Co-Director

Digestive Disease Center

Chair, Department of Colorectal Surgery

Emeritus Chief of Staff Cleveland Clinic Florida

Affiliate and Clinical Professor Florida International University College of Medicine, Florida


Richard J. Heald

Richard J. Heald

Co-Director

Professor

Pelican Cancer Foundation, Basingstoke, England


Jaap Bonjer

H. Jaap Bonjer

AIS Country Coordinator in Netherlands

Chair Department of Surgery at VU University Medical Center

Professor of Surgery at Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam


Joep Knol

Joep Knol

AIS Country Coordinator in Belgium

Department of Surgery

Jessa Hospital, Belgium

MIS, Bariatric and Colorectal Surgery


André D'Hoore

André D’Hoore

AIS Country Coordinator in Belgium

Head of Department of Abdominal Surgery

UZ Leuven, Belgium


Antoni Castells

Antoni Castells

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

Director of Clinic Institute of Digestive and Metabolic Diseases (ICMDiM)

Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain


Dion Morton

Dion Morton

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences

Barling Professor of Surgery

Head of Academic Department of Surgery


Colin Sietses

Colin Sietses

AIS Country Coordinator in Netherlands

Gastrointestinal Surgeon

Ziekenhuis Gelderse Vallei, Ede, The Netherlands


Patricia Sylla

Patricia Sylla

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston


Brice Gayet

Brice Gayet

AIS Country Coordinator in France

Medical and Surgical Department of Digestive Diseases

Professor of Surgery, Department of Digestive Diseases

Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, University Paris V


Andrew Stevenson

Andrew RL Stevenson

AIS Country Coordinator in Australia

Professor of University of Queensland

Director Colorectal Surgery

Royal Brisbane Hospital

Australian Colorectal Endosurgery


Karl-Hermann Fuchs

Karl-Hermann Fuchs

AIS Country Coordinator in Germany

Gastrointestinal Surgery Department

Professor of Surgery

Markus Krankenhaus, Frankfurt


Feza H. Remzi

Feza H. Remzi

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Chairman, Department of Colorectal Surgery

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Clinical Research in IBD


Seon-Hahn Kim,

Seon-Hahn Kim

AIS Country Coordinator in Korea

Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery

Korea University Hospital

Korea University College of Medicine


Manish Chand

Manish Chand

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Consultant Laparoscopic and MIS Colorectal Surgeon

Dept of GI Services and Cancer

University College London Hospital

Robotics and MIS GI Surgery Lead Tutor

Chitra Sethia Centre for Robotics and MIS, UCL


Willem Bemelman

Willem Bemelman

AIS Country Coordinator in Netherlands

Professor of Minimal Invasive and Colorectal Surgery

Academic Medical Center (AMC)


Eloy Espín

Eloy Espín

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

Chief of Colorectal Surgery Unit

Hospital Vall d’Hebrón, Barcelona, Spain


Jean-Jacques Tuech

Jean-Jacques Tuech

AIS Country Coordinator in France

Department of Digestive Surgery

Rouen University Hospital, France


Chris Cunningham

Chris Cunningham

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Colorectal Surgeon

Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK


Roel Hompes

Roel Hompes

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Colorectal Surgeon

 Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK


David W Rattner

David W. Rattner

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Chief, Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston


Mark Whiteford

Mark Whiteford

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Director of Colon and Rectal Surgery Department

The Oregon Clinic, Portland, USA


Jurriaan Tuynman

Jurriaan Tuynman

AIS Country Coordinator in Netherlands

Colorectal Surgery

VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Roger Motson

Roger Motson

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Director of The ICENI Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Professor of Surgery at Colchester Hospital NHS Trust

Essex, UK


Anthony Miles

Anthony Miles

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Consultant Colorectal Surgeon

Hospital Western Sussex NHS Trust, Worthing, UK

Bariatric Surgery

Antonio M. Lacy

Antonio M. Lacy

Co-Director

Director of Gastrointestinal Surgery Department

Hospital Clínic of Barcelona


Natan Zundel

Natan Zundel

Co-Director

IFSO President

North Medical Center, Miami, USA


Philip R. Schauer

Philip R. Schauer

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Director, Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA


Guy-Bernard Cadière

Guy-Bernard Cadière

AIS Country Coordinator in Belgium

Chef de Service de Chirurgie Digestive chez

UMC Sint-Pieter, Bruxelles, Belgium


Michel Gagner

Michel Gagner

AIS Country Coordinator in Canada

Clinical Professor of Surgery, FIU

Senior Consultant

Hospital du Sacre Coeur, Montreal


Mitchell S. Roslin

Mitchell S. Roslin

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Director and Chief of Bariatric

Metabolic Surgery, Northern Westchester Hospital Center, USA


Matthew D. Kroh

Matthew D. Kroh

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Surgical Endoscopy Director at Bariatric and Metabolic Institute

Cleveland Clinic Ohio, USA


Ricardo V. Cohen

Ricardo V. Cohen

AIS Country Coordinator in Brazil

Director of the Center of Excellence in Bariatric

Metabolic Surgery, Oswaldo Cruz Hospital, Sao Paulo, Brazil


Rui Ribeiro

Rui Ribeiro

AIS Country Coordinator in Portugal

Bariatric & metabolic Surgery Unit Coordinator at Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa

Clinical Director of Clinical Rui Ribeiro

Senior Surgeon in Santo António Clinic

President of the Portuguese Bariatric and Metabolic Society (SPCO)


Josep Vidal

Josep Vidal

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

Endocrinology and Nutrition Department

Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain


Ricard Corcelles

Ricard Corcelles

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

General and Digestive Surgery

Hospital Clínic of Barcelona


Carlos Vaz

Carlos Vaz

AIS Country Coordinator in Portugal

Director of the Colo-Rectal Cancer Center at Hospital da Luz

Lisbon, Portugal


Camilo Boza

Camilo Boza

AIS Country Coordinator in Chile

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile


Jens J. Holst

Jens J. Holst

AIS Country Coordinator in Denmark

NNF Center for Basic Metabolic Research

Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Brussels, Denmark


Francesco Rubino

Francesco Rubino

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Professor of Metabolic Surgery, King’s College Hospital

London, UK


Carel le Roux

Carel le Roux

AIS Country Coordinator in Ireland

Diabetes Complications Research Centre

UCD Conway Institute, Dublin, Ireland


Geltrude Mingrone

Geltrude Mingrone

AIS Country Coordinator in Italy

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Catholic University Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy


Alexander Miras

Alexander Miras

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Metabolic Medicine

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK