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), FRCPS (g), FRCS (Ed) (hon), FASCRS (hon)

Section for Surgical Research, Department of Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Austria; Department of General Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Shanghai, China

Editorial Board

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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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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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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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Carl J. Brown, MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

Division of Colorectal Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Qiang Cai, MD, PhD

Division of Digestive Diseases, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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Andrea Costanzi, MD

General and Emergency Surgery Unit, San Leopoldo Mandic Hospital, Merate, ASST Lecco, Italy
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Giovanni Dapri, MD, PhD

Digestive Clinic, Saint-Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
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Giovanni Domenico De Palma, MD, FASGE

University of Naples Federico II, School of Medicine, Naples, Italy
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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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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, FACS, FASCRS

Section of Colorectal Surgery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 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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David A. Geller, MD

Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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Tamas Gonda, MD

Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
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Emre Gorgun, MD

Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
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Naoki Hiki, MD, PhD

Department of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery, Kitasato University School of Medicine, Kanagawa, Japan
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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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Joo Ha Hwang, MD, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
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Angelo Iossa

Division of General Surgery & Bariatric Center of Excellence, Sapienza University of Rome, Latina, Italy
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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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Shahzeer Karmali, MD

Centre for the Advancement of Minimally Invasive Surgery (CAMIS), Royal Alexandra Hospital, Edmonton, Canada
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Cuneyt Kayaalp, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Yeditepoe University, Istanbul, Turkey
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Airazat M. Kazaryan, MD, PhD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Østfold Hospital Trust, Grålum, Norway
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Nikhil A. Kumta, MD, MS

Division of Gastroenterology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA
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Lawrence Lee, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
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Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Sant'Eugenio Hospital, Rome, Italy
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Philipp Lingohr, MD, FEBS

Department of Surgery, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany
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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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Kamal K. Mahawar

Bariatric Unit, Department of General Surgery, Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland, UK
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Marco Milone, MD, PhD, FACS

University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy
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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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Luca Morelli, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Division of General Surgery, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
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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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Stefano Rausei, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, ASST Valle Olona, Gallarate, Varese, Italy
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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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Gianfranco Silecchia, MD, PhD, ASMBSF

Division of General Surgery & Bariatric Center of Excellence, Sapienza University of Rome, Latina, Italy
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Leonardo Solaini

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, Morgagni-Pierantoni Hospital, Forlì, Italy
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Dimitrios Stefanidis, MD, PhD

Division of General Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
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Andrea Vignali, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, IRCCS San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
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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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Irving Waxman, MD

Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT), The University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences, Chicago, IL, USA
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Steven D. Wexner, MD, PhD

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, 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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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

Corresponding Editor

Jane Huang

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

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

Science Editors

Skylar F. Gao

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

Brad Li

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

Mira Wu

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery

Darren Yu

Editorial Office, Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery