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AWR Summit 2017 Faculty


Yuri Novitsky
Yuri W. Novitsky, MD
Professor of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Case Comprehensive Hernia Center
Director, Adv. GI Surgery/Flexible Endoscopy Fellowship
Director, Surgical Research
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH.


Brian Jacob
Brian Jacob, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NYC
Partner, Laparoscopic Surgical Center of New York
New York, NY


Carl Doerhoff
Carl Doerhoff, MD
General Surgeon
Capital Region Medical Center
University of Missouri Health Center
Jefferson City, MO


Charles Butler
Charles E. Butler, MD
Professor and Chairman
Charles B. Barker Endowed Chair in Surgery
President, Plastic Surgery Foundation
President, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
Department of Plastic Surgery
The 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
Associate Director of Surgical Education
Clinical Director- Lichtenstein Amid Hernia Clinic at UCLA
Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery
UCLA Division of General Surgery
Santa Monica, CA


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


Eric Pauli
Eric M. Pauli, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery
Director for Endoscopic Surgery
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery
Department of Surgery
Hershey, PA


Guy Voeller
Guy Voeller, MD
Professor of Surgery
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN


Hooman Soltanian
Hooman Soltanian, MD
Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
Interim Chair, Department of Plastic Surgery
Director, Plastic and Reconstruction Residency Program
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH


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


Jeffrey Janis
Jeffrey E. Janis, MD
Professor of Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Surgery Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery
Chief of Plastic Surgery, University Hospitals Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH


Jorge Daes
Jorge Daes, MD
General Surgeon Universidad Javeriana, Bogota-Colombia
Subspecialist in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery-Universidad CES, Medellin-Colombia
Chief-Minimally Invasive Surgery at Clinica Bautista and Clinica Porto Azul
Baranquilla, Colombia


Paul Szotek
Paul Szotek, MD
Medical Director
Hernia Specialist
Indiana Hernia Center
Indianapolis, IN


Giampiero Campanelli
Professor Giampiero Campanelli
Direttore Chirurgia Generale-Day Surgery
Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio - Milano
Professore Ordinario di Chirurgia dell'Università dell'Insubria
Presidente Eletto della European Hernia Society
Past President della Società Italiana di Chirurgia Ambulatoriale e Day Surgery
Presidente della Fondazione Day Surgery Onlus
Director General Surgery - Day Surgery
Istituto Clinico Sant'Ambrogio - Milano
Full Professor of Surgery of Insubria University
Elect President of European Hernia Society
Past President of Italian Society of Day and Ambulatory Surgery
President of Fondazione Day Surgery Onlus


Rigoberto Alvarez Quintero
Rigoberto Alvarez Quintero, MD
Mexican Hernia Society, Past President
Latin American Hernia Federation, Past General Secretary
Hernia Journal, International Advisor
Proben Hernia Specialty Clinic Director
Guadalajara, Mexico


Shirin Towfigh
Shirin Towfigh, MD
President
Beverly Hills Hernia Center
Beverly Hills, CA