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AWR Summit 2018 Faculty


Yuri Novitsky
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Director, Cleveland Comprehensive Hernia Center
Director, Advanced GI Surgery/MIS Fellowship
Department of Surgery
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH.


Alfredo Carbonell
Alfredo M. Carbonell, DO
Professor of Surgery
Vice Chair of Academics, Department of Surgery
Greenville Health System University of South Carolina School of Medicine
Greenville, SC.


Antonio Espinosa
Antonio Espinosa-de-los-Monteros, MD
Plastic Surgeron
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion
Mexico City, Mexico


Brian Jacob
Brian Jacob, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY


Charles Butler
Charles E. Butler, MD, FACS
Professor and Chairman
Department of Plastic Surgery
Charles B. Barker Endowed Chair in Surgery
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX


Conrad Ballecer
Conrad Ballecer, MD
Co-Director of the Center for Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor
Attending Faculty, General Surgical Residency Program
Maricopa Integrated Health System
Phoenix, AZ


David Chen
David Chen, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Director Lichtenstein Amid Hernia Clinic at UCLA
David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles
Santa Monica, CA


Eduardo Parra-Davila
Eduardo Parra-Davila MD, FACS, FASCRS
Director of Minimally Invasive and Colorectal Surgery
Director of Hernia and Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
Florida Hospital Global Robotics Institute
Celebration, FL


Edward Felix
Edward Felix, MD, FACS
Senior Surgeon and Consultant for Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Marian Regional Medical Center
Santa Maria, CA


Eric Pauli
Eric M. Pauli, MD, FACS, FASGE
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director of Endoscopic Surgery
Penn State Hershey Medical Center
Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Hershey, PA


Filip Muysoms
Filip Muysoms, MD, PhD
Head of Department of Surgery
Maria Middelares Hospital
Ghent, Belgium


Gina Adrales
Gina L. Adrales MD, MPH, FACS
Chief, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD


Igor Belyansky
Igor Belyansky, MD
Director of Abdominal Wall Reconstruction Program
Chief of General Surgery
Anne Arundel Medical Center
Annapolis, MD


Jorge Daes
Jorge Daes, MD, FACS
Academic Director Minimally Invasive Surgery
Clinica Portoazul
Barranquilla, Colombia


Kent Kercher
Kent W. Kercher, MD, FACS
Professor of Surgery
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, NC


Paul Szotek
Paul Szotek, MD, FACS
Director of Indiana Hernia Center
Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Indianapolis, IN


Rigoberto Alvarez Quintero
Rigoberto Alvarez, MD
PROBEN
Hernia Specialty Clinic
Guadalajara, Mexico


Sergio Roll
Sergio Roll, MD, PhD, FACS
Director, Santa Casa Hernia Center
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgery
School of Medical Sciences of Santa Casa of São Paulo
Director of The German Hospital Oswaldo Cruz Hernia Center
São Paulo, Brazil