Editorial Team

Editors-in-Chief

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Minhua Zheng, MD, PhD

Department of General Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Minimal Invasive Surgery Center, Shanghai, China
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Abe Fingerhut, MD, FACS (hon), FRCSP (g), FRCS (Ed hon)

Section for Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Editorial Board

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Matthew R. Albert, MD, FASCRS, FACS

Center for Colon & Rectal Surgery, Florida Hospital, Orlando, FL, USA
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Stavros A. Antoniou, MD, PhD, MPH, FEBS

Department of Surgery, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK
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Takashi Akiyoshi, MD, PhD

Colorectal Division, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
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Alberto Arezzo, MD

Department of Surgical Science, University of Torino, Corso Dogliotti, Turin, Italy
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Roberto C.M. Bergamaschi, MD, PhD, FRCS (Engl), FASCRS, FACS

New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
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Luigi Bonavina, MD, FACS

Division of General and Foregut Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Milan, Italy
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Antonio Biondi

Department of General Surgery and Medical-Surgical Specialties, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
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Luigi Boni, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, IRCCS - Ca' Granda - Policlinico Hospital of Milan, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
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Michael Bouvet, MD

Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
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Aslam Ejaz, MD, MPH

Division of Surgical Oncology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
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Fion Siu-Yin CHAN, MBBS, MRCS, FRCS(Ed), FCSHK, FHKAM (Surgery)

Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital (Hong Kong) & The University of Hong Kong - Shenzhen Hospital (Shenzhen), The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Pradeep Chowbey, MS, MNAMS, FRCS (Lond), FIMSA, FAIS, FICS, FACS, FALS, FIAGES

Max Institute of Minimal Access, Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery, Max Super-Speciality Hospital, New Delhi, India
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Adam J. Dziki, MD, PhD

Department of General and Colorectal Surgery, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
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Giovanni Dapri, MD, PhD

Digestive Clinic, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
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Conor P. Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD, FRCSI, FACS, FASCRS (Hon)

Digestive Disease & Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
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Steve Eubanks, MD

Institute for Surgical Advancement, Florida Hospital Orlando, Orlando, FL, USA
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Robert D Fanelli, MD, MHA, FACS, FASGE

Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy, The Guthrie Clinic, Sayre, PA, USA
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Daniel L. Feingold, MD

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
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George S. Ferzli, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, NYU Langone, New York, NY, USA
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James W. Fleshman, MD

Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
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Salomone Di Saverio, MD, PhD, FACS, FRCS (Eng)

Cambridge Colorectal Unit, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, UK
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David A. Geller, MD

Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Emre Gorgun, MD

Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
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Ho-Seong Han, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital,Seoul National University, College of Medicine, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
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Chih-Kun Huang, MD

Body Science and Metabolic Disorder International (BMI) Medical Center, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung City
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Satoshi Ieiri, MD, PhD, FACS

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Kagoshima University, Kagoshima, Japan
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Masaaki Ito, MD

Department of Colorectal Surgery and Surgical Technology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, Japan
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Ammar A. Javed, MD

Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MA, USA
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Cuneyt Kayaalp, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Turgut Ozal Medical Center, Inonu University, Malatya, Turkey
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Yusuke  Kinugasa, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
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Hoon Yub Kim, MD, PhD

Division of Breast and Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Korea University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Jun-Gi Kim, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
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Nam Kyu Kim, MD, PhD

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
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Young-Wan Kim, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Wonju, Korea
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Young-Woo Kim, MD, PhD, FRCS (Gastric Surgery)

Department of Cancer Control and Policy, Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy & Chief Surgeon, Center for Gastric Cancer, Research Institute & Hospital, National Cancer Center, Gyeonggi-do, Korea
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Tsuyoshi Konishi, MD, PhD

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
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David A. Kooby, MD, FACS

Division of Surgical Oncology, Winship Cancer Institute, Atlanta, GA, USA
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Somashekar Krishna, MD, MPHFACS

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
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Chikara Kunisaki, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Gastroenterological Center, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
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Antonio M. Lacy, MD, PhD, FASCRS (Hon)

Department of General and Digestive Surgery, Hospital Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
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Lee Ser Yee, MBBS, M.Med(Surgery), M.Sc, FAMS, FRCS(Ed)

Department of Hepatopancreatobiliary and Transplant Surgery, Singapore General Hospital, Duke - NUS Medical School Singapore, Singapore
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Wei-Jei Lee, MD, PhD

Min-Sheng General Hospital, Taoyuan, Taipei
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David Liska, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease and Surgery Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
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Davide Lomanto, MD, PhD FAMS (Surg), FJSES (hon), FPCS (hon), FPALES (hon); FIAGES (hon); FISES (hon)

National University Health System, Minimally Invasive Center, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore
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Emanuele Lo Menzo, MD, PhD, FACS, FASMBS

Department of General Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive and Metabolic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USA
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Michael Ka Wah Li, MBBS (London), MRCS, LRCP, FRCS, FCSHK, FHKAM (Surgery)

Department of Surgery, Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, China
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Marco Milone, MD, PhD

University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
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Go Miyano

Department of Pediatric General & Urogenital Surgery, Juntendo University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
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Toru Mizuguchi, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Surgical Oncology and Science, Sapporo Medical University Hospital, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan
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Simon Ng, MBChB (Hons), MD (CUHK), FRCS, FRCSEd (Gen), FHKAM (Surgery), FACS, FASCRS

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
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Takeshi Ogura, MD

Department of Internal Medicine 2, Osaka Medical College, Daigakuchou, Osaka, Japan
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Dmitry Oleynikov, MD

Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
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M Mahir Ozmen, MD, MS, FACS, FRCS, FEBS

Istinye University, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Istanbul, Turkey
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Corrado Pedrazzani, MD

Department of Surgery and Oncology, Unit of General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Verona University Hospital Trust, Verona, Italy
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Alessio Pigazzi, MD, PhD, FACS

Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
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Philippe Rouanet, MD, PhD

Department of Oncologic and reconstructive surgery, University of Montpellier, Montpellier cancer Institute, Montpellier, France
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Jaime Ruiz-Tovar, MD, PhD

University Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
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Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Sant'Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
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Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
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Pierpaolo Sileri, MD, MS, PhD

Department of General Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata di Roma UOC B, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
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Andrew Stevenson

Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital, Herston, QLD, Australia
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Steven M. Strasberg, MD

Section of HPB Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO, USA
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Eduardo M Targarona, FACS

Service of Surgery, Hospital de Sant Pau, University Autonomous of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
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Masanori Terashima, MD, PhD, FACS

Division of Gastric Surgery, Shizuoka Cancer Center, Shizuoka, Japan
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Selman Uranues, MD, Dr. h.c., FACS, FEBS

Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Section for Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria
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Satish Kumar Warrier, MBBS, MS, FRACS

Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Epworth Healthcare and Alfred Hospitals, Melbourne, Australia
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Masahiko Watanabe, MD, PhD, FACS, FASCRS

Department of Surgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
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Po-Li Wei, MD, PhD

Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei
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Steven D. Wexner, PhD, MD

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
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Kenneth Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSEd

Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

International Advisory Board

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Gerald Fried, MD, CM, FRCSC, FACS, FCAHS

Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
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Muhammed Ashraf Ashraf Memon, MBBS, MA, DCH, FRACS, FACS, FRCSI, FRCSEd, FRCSEng

Sunnybank Obesity Centre and South East Queensland Surgery (SEQS), McCullough Centre, Sunnybank, Queensland, Australia
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Mario Morino

Chirurgia Generale II e Centro di Chirurgia Mini Invasiva, Department of Surgery, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
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Alberto Montori, MD, FACS (Hon), FASGE, FRSM

Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

Managing Editor

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Junjun Ma, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Minimal Invasive Surgery Center, Shanghai, China

Corresponding Editor

Skylar F. Gao

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

Language Editors

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Jeremy Dean Chapnick

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; United States University Carthage College, Wisconsin, USA (Sept. 2012 to May 2016)
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John Ayric Gray

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (Sept. 2004-June 2009)

Science Editors

Brad Li

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

Darren Yu

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

Academic Editors

ALES appreciates the support from a strong team of academic editors who help to identify newly published research articles which have great clinical significance and as well as recommend international experts in the field to comment on the new publications. The list of the academic editors is available here: http://www.theaber.com/academicEditorList.