Editorial Board

Editorial Board

EDITOR DETAILS

Amit B Patel  

Research Interest:

Clinical and Surgical Otolaryngology Specializing in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive

Assistant Professor
Department of Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery
Division of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
University of Kentucky
USA

John Patrick F Bebawy  

Research Interest:

Neuroanesthesia; Cerebral Blood Flow; Cerebral Physiology; Cerebral Pharmacology; Adenosine; Circulatory Arrest; Post-Craniotomy Hypertension; Awake Craniotomy

Associate Professor
Department of Neurological Surgery
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
USA

Christopher T Siegel  

Research Interest:

Transplant Surgery; Hepatobiliary Surgery and Tumor Immunology

Chief
Division of Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
USA

Grant T Fankhauser  

Research Interest:

Minimally Invasive Surgery; Technology in Surgery; Improving Cost-Effectiveness and Value in Surgery

Assistant Professor
Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
USA

Farooq Shahzad  

Research Interest:

Plastic surgery including General Reconstructive Surgery; Pediatric Plastic Surgery; Craniofacial Surgery; Face Trauma; Reconstructive Microsurgery and General Reconstructive Surgery

Assistant Professor
Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Ann & Robert H Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
USA

Howard Lieberman  

Research Interest:

Pulmonary Embolus (PE); Deep Vein Thrombus (DVT); Inferior Vena Cava Filter; Hemothorax; Wound Healing; Wound Repair; Tissue Regeneration; Regenerative Tissue Technology

Assistant Professor
Department of Trauma and Critical Care
Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami
USA

Chok Siu Ho Kenneth  

Research Interest:

Living Donor Liver Transplantation; Complex Liver Resection; Pancreatic Resection; Minimally Invasive HBP Surgery

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of HBP Surgery and Liver Transplantation
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
The University of Hong Kong

Deputy Director of Liver Transplant Centre
Queen Mary Hospital Honorary Consultant
Queen Mary and Tung Wah Hospita
Hong Kong

Heidi Bahna  

Research Interest:

Pelvic Floor Disorders; Fecal Incontinence; Colon and Rectal Cancer and Benign Anorectal Conditions

Assistant Professor
Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Miller School of Medicine
University of Miami
USA

David C Mulligan  

Research Interest:

Living Donor Transplantation; Liver Transplantation; Kidney Transplantation; Pancreas Transplantation; Hepatobiliary Surgery; Pancreatic Surgery; Organ Allocation and Distribution; Ethics of Organ Allocation; Transplant Center Strategic Planning and Operations; Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury in Organ Transplantation; Organ Preservation; Organ Regeneration; Collaborative Leadership and Development Strategies for Major Professional and Governmental Organizations; Developing Mindfulness and Resilience Programs in Healthcare

Professor
Department of Surgery
Yale School of Medicine
USA

Brijesh Mishra  

Research Interest:

Microvascular reconstructive surgery; Trauma and clefts

Professor
Department of Plastic, Re-constructive & Aesthetic Surgery
King Georges Medical University
India

Kelvin K C Ng  

Research Interest:

Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery; Liver Cancer; Liver Transplantation

Clinical Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery
The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

Douglas Philip Slakey  

Research Interest:

Liver; Kidney; Pancreas Transplantation; Complex Liver and Pancreas Surgery

Professor
Department of Surgery
Tulane University School of Medicine
USA

Hajar Ibrahim Ayoub  

Research Interest:

Female and Male Urinary Incontinence; Voiding Dysfunction; Pelvic Organ Prolapse; Urinary Tract Fistulas; Neuromodulation for Voiding Dysfunction; Continent Urinary Diversions

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Urology
McGovern Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
USA

Akiko Chiba  

Research Interest:

Breast Cancer; DCIS; BRCA; Nipple Sparing Mastectomy; Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy; Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy; Surgical Margins; Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy; Chemoprevention

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Wake Forest University
USA

Shun-Cheng Chang  

Research Interest:

Reconstructive Plastic & Microscopic Surgery; Burn Treatment; Hyperbaric Oxygenation Therapy (wounds/flaps/gas intoxicity); Reconstructive Hand Surgery; Cosmetic Plastic

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Taipei Medical University
Taiwan

Hemalkumar B. Mehta  

Research Interest:

Surgical Outcomes Research; Risk Adjustment; Pharmacoepidemiology; Comparative Effectiveness Research

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
The University of Texas Medical Branch
USA

Kuang-Tai Kuo  

Research Interest:

Thoracic Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Molecular Biology (Especially Translational Cancer Research) and Lung Transplantation

Chief
Division of Thoracic Surgery
Shuang-Ho Hospital Taipei Medical University
Taiwan

Pasala Sankaran Ravichandran  

Research Interest:

Adult Cardiac Surgery Including Arrhythmia; Heart Failure; MCS; Coronary and Valvular Surgery

Professor
Surgery Research Units School of Medicine
Oregon Health and Sciences University
USA

Bardia Amirlak  

Research Interest:

BOTOX; Fillers; Facelift; Rhinoplasty; Necklift; Lasers; Skin Aging; Breast Augmentation; Blepharoplasty

Associate Professor
Plastic Surgery Department
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
USA

Daolin Tang  

Research Interest:

Regulation and Function of Damage-Associated Molecular Pattern Molecules (DAMPs) e.g., High Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1) and Histone, in Cell Injury, Cell Death (e.g., apoptosis, necrosis, Necroptosis, Proptosis and Ferroptosis), Adaptation (e.g., Autophagy), and their Pathophysiological Role in Cancer (e.g., Pancreatic Cancer and Leukemia) and Inflammatory Disease (e.g., Pancreatitis and Sepsis).

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Meihong Deng  

Research Interest:

Assessing Innate Immune Responses and the Mechanisms that lead to Immune Dysregulation following Sepsis Injury

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
USA

Solly S Mizrahi  

Research Interest:


Professor
Department of Surgery A
Soroka Medical Center
Israel

Alberto J. Lopez  

Research Interest:


Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Vascular and Endovascular
University of Miami Hospital
USA

Chris A Cornett  

Research Interest:

Spine surgery; Stenosis; Myelopathy; Health literacy; Spinal cord injury; Spine trauma

Associate Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Nebraska Medical Center
USA

Michail Shafir  

Research Interest:

Breast Cancer; Malignant Melanoma; Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Carcinoid/Neuroendocrine Tumors, including Cryosurgery and Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Tumors

Clinical Professor
Department of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
USA

Gregory Duncan Rushing  

Research Interest:

Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury; Connective Tissue Disorders; Complex Aortic Arch and Descending Repairs with Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Stent Grafts; Aortic Root Surgery; Trans-Catheter Aortic Valve Surgery; Surgical Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmia

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Cardiac Surgery
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center
USA

Seth A Rosen  

Research Interest:

Robotic colon and rectal surgery for benign and malignant disease; Transanal endoscopic microsurgery for benign and early malignant disease; Credentialing issues regarding new technology, particularly robotic surgery; Enhanced recovery for colon and rectal surgery

Assistant Professor, Surgeon
Division of Surgical Oncology
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

Toshiharu Shinoka  

Research Interest:


Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Ohio State University
USA

Tomas A Salerno  

Research Interest:

Myocardial Protection; Warm Heart Surgery; Off Pump Cardiac Surgery

Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
USA

Shahab F Abdessalam  

Research Interest:

Pediatric Surgery; Pediatric Oncology; Critical Care; Minimally Invasive Surgery

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Children's Hospital & Medical Center
USA

Zulfiqar Faisal Cheema  

Research Interest:

Aortic Aneurysm; Carotid Disease; Aorto-Iliac Disease; Peripheral Arterial Disease; Vascular Access; Hemodialysis; Chronic Venous Disease; Varicose Veins

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Vascular Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch
USA

Yigang Luo  

Research Interest:

Organ Transplantation; Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surgery; Innovation of Surgery; Surgical Bioengineering

Clinical Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Saskatchewan
Canada

Joao Baptista de Rezende-Neto  

Research Interest:

Traumatic Hemorrhagic Shock and Inflammatory Response to Injury

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Toronto
Canada

Erin A Gillaspie  

Research Interest:

Lung Cancer; Targeted Molecular Therapies; Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Robotic Surgery; Mediastinal Tumors; Esophageal Cancer; Paraesophageal Hernias; Achalasia

Assistant Professor
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Vanderbilt University
USA

Shahab F Abdessalam  

Research Interest:


Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Pediatric Surgery
Childrens Hospital & Medical Center
USA