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Faculty

Activity Co-Directors

Steven D Wexner, MD, PhD (Hon), FACS, FRCS, FRCS(Ed), FRCSI (Hon)
Director, Digestive Disease
   Center
Chair, Department of Colorecta
   Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, Florida
Affiliate Professor, Florida Atlantic
   University College of Medicine
Clinical Professor, Florida
   International University College
   of Medicine

Scott Steele, MD, MBA, FACS, FASCRS
Chairman, Department of
   Colorectal Surgery
Digestive Disease and Surgery
   Institute
Rupert B. Turnbull M.D.,
   Endowed Chair in Colorectal
   Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

Planning Committee

Conor P. Delaney, MD, MCh, PhD, FACS, FRCSI, FASCRS
Chairman, Digestive Disease and
   Surgery Institute
Victor W. Fazio MD Endowed
   Chair in Colorectal Surgery
Professor of Surgery, Cleveland
   Clinic Lerner School of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

I. Emre Gorgun, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Department of Colorectal Surgery
Digestive Disease and Surgery
   Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio

David Maron, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Department of Colorectal Surgery
Digestive Disease and Surgery
   Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Weston, Florida

Dana R. Sands, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Staff surgeon, Department of
   Colorectal Surgery
Director, Colorectal Physiology
   Center
Digestive Disease and Surgery
   Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Weston, Florida

Guest Faculty

Donato F. Altomare, MD
Università degli Studi di Bari Policlinico
Bari, Italy

Jean Ashburn, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Health
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Badma Bashankaev, MD
Global Medical System Clinics & Hospitals
Moscow, Russia

David Beck, MD
Ochsner Health System
New Orleans, Louisiana

Mitchell Bernstein, MD
St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York

Marylise Boutros, MD
McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Evie Carchman, MD
University of Wisconsin
Madison School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, Wisconsin

Ahmed (Sami) Chadi, MD
Toronto Western Hospital
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

William Tzu-Liang Chen, MD
China Medical University Hospital
Taichung, Taiwan

Andre D'Hoore, MD
Catholic University of Lueven
Leuven, Belgium

Jonathan Efron, MD
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland

Brooke Gurland, MD
Stanford Digestive Health Center
Redwood, California

Dana Hayden, MD
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

Alexander Heriot, MD
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Victoria, Australia

Art Hiranyakas, MD
Bangkok-Phuket Colorectal Disease Institute
Phuket, Thailand

Neil Hyman, MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
Chicago, Illinois

P. Ravi Kiran, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY

Ronald Landmann, MD
Baptist MD Anderson Cancer Center
Jacksonville, Florida

Kirk Ludwig, MD
Froedtert Hospital & Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

A. Craig Lynch, MD
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
Victoria, Australia

Chris Mantyh, MD
Duke Cancer Center
Durham, North Carolina

Floriano Marchetti, MD
University of Miami Health System
Miami, Florida

Michael McGee, MD
Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Elisabeth McLemore, MD
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Craig Messick, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Center
Houston, Texas

John Migaly, MD
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, North Carolina

Giovanni Milito, MD
University Hospital Rome
Tor Vergata University of Rome
Rome, Italy

Isacco Montroni, MD
Ospedale per gli Infermi di Faenza
Faena, Italy

Lucia Oliveira, MD
ProctologiaClinica
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Guy Orangio, MD
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana

Alon Pikarsky, MD
Hadassah Meical Center
Jerusalem, Israel

Sergio Regadas, MD
Federal University of Ceara School of Medicine
Fortaleza, Brazil

Sthela Regadas, MD
Federal University of Ceara School of Medicine
Fortaleza, Brazil

Petachia Reissman, MD
Shaare Zedek Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel

Nicolas Rotholtz, MD
Hospital Alemán
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Laurence R Sands, MD
University of Miami Sylvester Cancer Center
Miami, Florida

Nicole Saur, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Oliver Schwandner, MD
Krankenhaus Barmherzige Brüder
Regensburg, Germany

Scott Strong, MD
Northwestern Medicine, Northwestern University
Chicago, Illinois

Shota Takano, MD
Coloproctology Center, Takano Hospital
Kumamoto, Japan

Shingo Tsujinaka, MD
Jichi Medical University Saitama Medical Center
Saitama, Japan

Jon Vogel, MD
University of Coloreado Anschutz Medical Campus
Aurora, Colorado

Oded Zmora, MD
Herzliya Medical Center
Herzliya, Israel

Cleveland Clinic Faculty

Mariana Berho, MD
Department of Pathology, Florida

Brad Champagne, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Roger Charles, MD
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Florida

James Church, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Giovanna da Silva, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Florida

Tolga Erim, DO
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Florida

Stefan Holubar, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Tracy Hull, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Matthew Kalady, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Bret Lashner, MD
Department of Gastroenterology, Ohio

Ian Lavery, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Jeremy Lipman, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

David Liska, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Arun Nagarajan, MD
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Mihir Naik, MD
Department of Radiation Oncology

Martin Newman, MD
Department of Plastic Surgery, Florida

Juan Nogueras, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Florida

Albert Parlade, MD
Department of Radiology, Florida

Fabio Potenti, MD
Chief Medical Operations Officer, Florida

Miguel Regueiro, MD
Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Florida

Lester Rosen, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Florida

Raul Rosenthal, MD
Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Florida

Sherief Shawki, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio

Bo Shen, MD
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Ohio

Eric Weiss, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Florida

Massarat Zutshi, MD
Department of Colorectal Surgery, Ohio