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  • Dr. Giulio Belli 

    General and HepatoPancreatoBiliary Surgery, Loreto Nuovo Hospital, Naples, Italy.

    Dr. Giulio Belli is a specialist in General Surgery and HepatoBilioPancreatic, who is the Founder Member of the World Association of HepatoBilairyPancreatic Association (WHBPA), Former Member of the Scientific Committee of International HepatoPancreatoBiliary Association (IHPBA).

  • Dr. Michel Gagner 

    Department of Surgery, Hopital du Sacré Coeur, Montréal, Canada.

    Dr. Michel Gagner is internationally renowned as a pioneer in laparoscopic surgery, robotic surgery, bariatric surgery. He is known for his contributions in the field of minimally invasive surgery, in particular the first description of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for Cushing syndrome and pheochromocytoma, laparoscopic pancreatectomy (distal and proximal), endoscopic neck surgery with parathyroidectomy, transgastric cholecystectomy, laparoscopic duodenal switch for obesity and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy.


  • Dr. Lee Swanstrom

    Institute for Image Guided Surgery, Strasbourg, France.
    Topic: What is minimally invasive surgery today?

    Dr. Lee Swanstrom, is an internationally recognized innovator in the field of minimally invasive surgery. His surgical practice includes a broad range of laparoscopic procedures, many of which he developed or introduced. He lectures and teaches worldwide and serves as the primary educator and proctor for the surgeons of the northwestern United States.

  • Dr. Farid Gharagozloo

    Center for Advanced Thoracic Surgery, Global Robotics Institute, Advent Health Celebration, University of Central Florida, Celebration, USA.
    Topic: Opinion about needs and directions for a journal.

    Dr. Farid Gharagozloo is at the forefront of today’s advancements in robotic-assisted thoracic surgery. He specializes in minimally invasive surgical approaches for benign (non-cancerous) and malignant (cancerous) esophageal disorders and advanced thoracic malignancies. As a leading expert in his field, Prof. Gharagozloo has pioneered multiple surgical techniques and tools.

  • Dr. Alan D.L. Sihoe

    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China.
    Topic: Editorial lessons from minimally invasive thoracic surgery.

    Dr. Sihoe is now an internationally recognized expert and advocate of “next generation” minimally invasive thoracic surgery techniques – especially uniportal and needlescopic chest surgery. He is a frequent Invited Lecturer and Faculty member at conferences and surgical education events throughout Asia, Europe and North America, and has won or been short-listed for multiple awards in thoracic surgery and clinical research.

    The above members made presentations, and other 28 participants gave some comments and suggestions for the development of MIS. The full list of attendees can be found in this news.


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