20th World Congress on

Gastroenterology

Theme: On-going research, Innovations and Recent Advancements in Gastroenterology

OCM for Gastro Series Conferences

Organizing Committee

OCM Member

Maxwell M. Chait

Assistant Professor, Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Robert D. Odze

Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Pawan Mathur

Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
UK

Biography Research Interest

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Larry Good

CEO
Good Pharmaceutical Development Company
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Anna Hohler

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Assoc Prof of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

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David H. Van Thiel

Professor
Rush University Medical Center
USA

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Gerard E. Mullin

Co-Director, JHH Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program Associate Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins Hospital
USA

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Nuria Pérez López

Head of the department
Gastroenterology Hospital Ángeles, Mexico
Mexico

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastroenterology 2017

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Bingrong Liu

President of The GI Hospital
Zhengzhou University, China
China

Biography Research Interest

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Amanda Brisebois

Associate Clinical Professor
University of Alberta, Canada
Canada

Biography Research Interest

Organizing Committee - Gastro 2017

OCM Member

David H. Van Thiel

Professor
Rush University Medical Center
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Larry Good

CEO
Good Pharmaceutical Development Company
USA

Biography Research Interest

OCM Member

Maxwell M Chait

Professor
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Anna Hohler

Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Assoc Prof of Neurology
Boston University School of Medicine
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Robert D. Odze

Chief, Gastrointestinal Pathology
Brigham and Womens Hospital
USA

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Mohamed Amin el Gohary

Chief, Department of Paediatric Surgery
Burjeel Hospital
United Arab Emirates

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Antonio Iannetti

Honorary Member of UNIGASTRO
University “La Sapienza” Roma
Italy

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Arnolfo Petruzziello

Professor
National Cancer Institute, IRCCS, Fondazione G. Pascale
Italy

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Errawan Wiradisuria

President
Indonesian Society of Endolaparoscopic Surgeons (ISES)
Indonesia

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Ulysses Fagundes Neto

Professor
Federal University of São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Brazil

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Pawan Mathur

Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgeon
Royal Free London NHS Fundation Trust
United Kingdom

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Giovanni Domenico Tebala

Consultant Gastrointestinal and Laparoscopic Surgeon
Nobles Hospital
Isle of Man

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Ulrike Stein

Professor
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Germany

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Kenji Sasaki

MD, PhD
Home Medical Care Supporting Clinic Sendai
Japan

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Omer Engin

MD, General Surgeon
Buca Seyfi Demirsoy State Hospital
Turkey

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Bulent Calik

Assistant Chief
Tepecik Education and Researche Hospital
Turkey

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Organizing Committee - Hepatology 2017

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Dr. Amin El-Gohary

Professor
Burjeel Hospital Abu Dhabi
UAE

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Dr. Kimlin Ashing

Director
City of Hope’s Center of Community Alliance for Research and Education
USA

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Dr. Clare Selden

Professor
The Liver Group UCL
Uinted Kingdom

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Dr. Yuming Wang

Vice President
Chinese Medical Doctor Association
China

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Dr. Hendrik Reynaert

Head of Hepatology Unit
Vrije Universiteit Hospital
Belgium

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Dr. Zsuzsanna Gerlei

Senior Consultant
Semmelweis University
Hungary

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Dr. Hani Oweira 

Specialist for Surgery
Hirslanden Private Hospital Group
Switzerland

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Dr.Sanjiv Saigal

Director - Transplant Hepatology
Medanta Institute of Digestive & Hepatobiliary Sciences
India

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Dr. Karim Qumosani

Associate Scientist
Western University Hospital
London

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Organizing Committee - Gastroenterologists 2017

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Michele Cicala

Professor
University Campus Bio Medico of Rome
Italy

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Hassan Ashktorab

Director
Howard University Cancer Center
USA

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Ahmed Zaky

Associate Professor
University of Alabama at Birmingham
USA

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Michael S Kasparek

Head of the Department of Surgery
University of Munich
Germany

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Cosimo Alex Leo

Senior specialist registrar
St. Mark’s Hospital Academic Institute
United Kingdom

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Organizing Committee - Hepatology 2016

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Trent W Nichols

Director
Advanced Magnetic Research Institute
USA

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Maxwell M. Chait

Physician
Columbia University
USA

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David H. Van Thiel

Professor
Rush University Medical Center
USA

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Mark A Feitelson

Associate Director
Temple University
USA

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Eve-Isabelle Pecheur

Team Lead
Cancer Research Center of Lyon
France

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Anil K. Kaul

Director
Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
USA

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Eddie C. Cheung

Clinical Professor
University of California
USA

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Organizing Committee - Gastroenterology 2016

OCM Member

Maxwell M. Chait

Professor
Columbia University
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Willingham F Field

President
Georgia Gastroenterologic and Endoscopic Society
USA

Biography Research Interest

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Abdullah M. S. Al-Osaimi

Division Chief, Hepatology
University of Temple Health System
USA

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Qiang Cai

Professor of Medicine Director, Advanced Endoscopy Fellowship
Emory University School of Medicine
USA

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Sergio Verboonen

Lead Surgeon at
Bariatric Mexico, Obesity Solutions & Hope Paradise
Mexico

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Zhou Pinghong

Professor
Fudan University
China

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Amy Oestreicher

artist, author, speaker
for RAINN, writer for The Huffington Post
USA

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Ashwani K Singal

Professor
University of Alabama
USA

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Sudha Kodali

Assistant professor
University of Alabama
USA

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Ahmed E. Lasheen

Professor
Zagazig University
Egypt

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Dimitrios V. Tsamis

General Surgeon
University of Athens
Greece

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Romany Helmy Thabet

Professor
Northern Borders University
Saudi Arabia

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Higinio Mappala

Dean at
Jose R. Reyes Mem. Medical Center, St. Paul University
Philippines

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Organizing Committee - Clinical Gastroenterology 2016

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Abdul Aziz Aadam

Director Endoscopy
Northwestern University
USA

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Hiu Yee Kwan

Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University
China

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Bingrong Liu

Chairman and Professor
Harbin Medical University
China

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Dr. Nathalie Rivard

Professor
Université de Sherbrooke
Canada

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Varsha Khatry

Medical Leader
Pfizer
India

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Raul Antonio Brizuela Quintanilla

Head Therapeutic Endoscopy & Gastroenterology
National Center of Minimal Access Surgery
Cuba

Biography Research Interest

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Indran B. Indrakrishnan

Director and Professor
GDC Endoscopy , Emory University
Atlanta GA

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