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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

Director

Director of Gastrointestinal Surgery Department

Hospital Clínic of Barcelona

Raul Almenara

Steven D. Wexner

AIS Country Coordinator in US

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

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

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

Andrea Muratore

Andrea Muratore

AIS Country Coordinator in Italy

Oncological Surgeon at the Candiolo Cancer Institute

IRCCS, Torino, Italy

Matthew Albert

Matthew Albert

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

FACS, FASCRS

Center for Colon & Rectal Surgery, Florida, USA

Alessio Pigazzi

Alessio Pigazzi

AIS Country Coordinator in Italy

Specialist in Colon and Rectal Cancer Surgery

UC Irvine Health, California, USA

Conor P. Delaney

Conor P. Delaney

AIS Country Coordinator in USA

Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute

Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA

Bariatric Surgery

Antonio M. Lacy

Antonio M. Lacy

Director

Director of Gastrointestinal Surgery Department

Hospital Clínic of Barcelona

Natan Zundel

Natan Zundel

AIS Country Coordinator in US

IFSO Past President

North Medical Center, Miami, USA

Kelvin Higa

Kelvin Higa

AIS Country Coordinator in US

IFSO President

Program Director of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery

Fresno Heart and Surgical Hospital, Fresno, United States

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

Raul Rosenthal

Raul Rosenthal

AIS Country Coordinator in US

Director of the Department of General Surgery

The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute at Cleveland Clinic, Florida, US

Bruno Dillemans

Bruno Dillemans

AIS Country Coordinator in Belgium

General and Obesity Surgeon

St-Jan's Hospital, Bruges, Belgium

Rudolf Weiner

Rudolf Weiner

AIS Country Coordinator in Germany

Head of the Department of Surgery

Frankfurt Sachsenhausen Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany

David Nocca

David Nocca

AIS Country Coordinator in France

Bariatric Surgery Professor

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montpellier, Montpellier, France

Stacy Brethauer

Stacy Brethauer

AIS Country Coordinator in US

Staff Surgeon at Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic, Florida, US

Filip Muysooms

Filip Muysooms

AIS Country Coordinator in Belgium

Head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery

AZ Maria Middelares, Gent, Belgium

Endocrine Surgery

Antonio Sitges-Serra

Antonio Sitges-Serra

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

ESES Past President. Director of Endocrine Surgery Department

Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain

Martin K. Walz

Martin K. Walz

AIS Country Coordinator in Germany

Department of Surgery and Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Kliniken Essen-Mitte, Essen, Germany

William Inabnet III

William Inabnet III

AIS Country Coordinator in US

Chairman of Endocrine Surgery Department

Mount Sinai Beth Israel, New York, United States of America

Jeremy Richmon

Jeremy Richmon

AIS Country Coordinator in US

Director of Head and Neck Robotic Surgery

Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Massachussets, United States of America

Sam Van Slycke

Sam Van Slycke

AIS Country Coordinator in Belgium

Head and Neck Surgeon

OLV Ziekenhuis Aalst-Asse-Ninove, Aalst, Belguim

José Balibrea

José Balibrea

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

Endocrine and metabolic Surgeon

Hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain

Sabapati Balasubramanian

Sabapati Balasubramanian

AIS Country Coordinator in UK

Department of General Surgery

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Jean Louis Kraimps

Jean Louis Kraimps

AIS Country Coordinator in France

Endocrine surgeon

Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Poitiers, Poitiers, France

Filip Muysoms

Filip Muysoms

AIS Country Coordinator in Belgium

Head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery

AZ Maria Middelares, Gent, Belgium

Marco Raffaelli

Marco Raffaelli

AIS Country Coordinator in Italy

Bariatric Surgeon and Otolaryngology

Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milano, Italy

Juan Sancho

Juan Sancho

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

Chairman of General Surgery and Digestive Surgery Department

Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain

Óscar Vidal

Óscar Vidal

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

Director of Endocrine Surgery

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

Kerstin Lorenz

Kerstin Lorenz

AIS Country Coordinator in Germany

Medical Faculty, Department of General, Visceral and Vascular Surgery

Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Halle, Germany

Marcin Barczynski

Marcin Barczynski

AIS Country Coordinator in Poland

Department of Endocrine Surgery, Third Chair of General Surgery

Jagiellonian University, Medical College, Kraków, Poland

Manuel Duran

Manuel Duran

AIS Country Coordinator in Spain

Director of of General Surgery and Digestive Surgery Department

Hospital Universitario Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain