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MEMBERS OF THE EDITORIAL BOARD
Editor-in-Chief (2020-01-01/2023-12-31)

Fatih Altintoprak, MD, Professor, Surgeon, (Email: fatihaltintoprak@yahoo.com) Department of General Surgery, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya 54000, Turkey

Associate Editor (2020-01-01/2023-12-31)

Katsuya Kitamura, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Director, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University Hachioji Medical Center, Tokyo 193-0998, Japan

Editorial Board (2020-01-01/2023-12-31)

Cihangir Akyol, FEBS, MD, Associate Professor, Surgeon, Department of Surgery Division of Colorectal Surgery, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara 06100, Turkey

Venkata S Arikatla, BSc, MSc, PhD, Senior Researcher, Medical Computing Team, Kitware Inc., carrboro, NC 27510, United States

Murat Cakir, MD, Professor, Department of General Surgery, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya 42080, Turkey

Saurabh Chawla, FACG, MD, Associate Professor, Attending Doctor, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States

cong Dai, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology, First Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, shenyang city 110001, Liaoning province, China

Mohammed Elhendawy, MD, Doctor, Research Assistant Professor, Tropical Medicine and Infectious diseases, Tanta University, Tanta 31111, Egypt

Gianluca Esposito, MD, PhD, Doctor, Research Fellow, Department of Medical-Surgical Sciences and Translational Medicine, Sant’Andrea Hospital, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00189, Italy

Pedro N Figueiredo, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra 3000-059, Portugal

Xiang-Sheng Fu, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, The Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical University, Nanchong 637000, Sichuan Province, China

Ghassan M Hammoud, MD, MPH, FAASLD

Professor of Clinical Medicine

Interim Director, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO 65212, United States

Sumant Inamdar, MBBS, MD, Assistant Professor, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR 72205, United States

Salmaan Jawaid, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Florida Health, Gainesville, FL 32606, United States

Hideaki Kawabata, MD, Director, Department of Gastroenterology, Kyoto Okamoto Memorial Hospital, Kyoto 6130034, Japan

Katsuya Kitamura, MD, PhD, Associate Professor, Director, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University Hachioji Medical Center, Tokyo 193-0998, Japan

Anand V Kulkarni, MBBS, MD, Assistant Professor, Hepatology and Liver Transplant, Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad 110070, India

Giovanni Battista Levi Sandri, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Doctor, Surgeon, Department of Surgical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome 00199, Italy

Marcello Maida, MD, Doctor, Research Scientist, Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, S.Elia-Raimondi Hospital, Caltanissetta, Caltanissetta 93100, Italy

Alba Panarese, MD, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, National Institute of Gastroenterology "S De Bellis", Research Hospital, Bari 70013, Italy

Wei-Guang Qiao, MD, Associate Chief Physician, Department of Gastroenterology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou 510515, Guangdong Province 510515, China

István Rácz, PhD, Professor, Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology Department, Petz Aladár County Teaching Hospital, Győr 9024, Hungary

Dhruvil Radadiya, MD, Academic Research, Department of Internal Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN 37604, United States

Igor Braga Ribeiro, MD, Attending Doctor, Research Fellow, Surgeon, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo 05403-000, São Paulo, Brazil

C. Roberto Simons-Linares, MD, MSc, Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44118, United States

Selim Sozen, MD, Associate Professor, Doctor, Department of General Surgery, Namık Kemal University, Tekirdağ 50180, Turkey

Nicola Tartaglia, MD, Associate Professor, Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia 71122, Italy

Bilal Toka, FAASLD, MD, Academic Fellow, Academic Research, Doctor, Honorary Research Fellow, Research Fellow, Department of Gastroenterology, Sakarya University Faculty of Medicine, Sakarya 54000, Turkey

Kenneth J Vega, AGAF, FACP, MD, Professor, (E-mail: kvega@augusta.edu) Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Augusta University-Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, United States


Yks Viswanath, FRCS, FRCS (Gen Surg), MBBS, Professor, Upper GI Laparoscopic. and Endoscopic Unit, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough TS43BW, United Kingdom

Dan Wang, MD, PhD, Doctor, Professor, Gastroenterology, The First Hospital of Jilin University, ChangChun 130021, Jilin, China

Zi-Kai Wang, MD, PhD, Associate Chief Physician, Doctor, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,The First Medical Center, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing 100853, China

Hsu-Heng Yen, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Gastroenterology, Changhua Christian Hospital, Changhua 500, Taiwan

Fa-Ming Zhang, MD, PhD, Doctor, Doctor, Professor, Medical Center for Digestive Diseases, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing 210011,Jiangsu Province, China

Qi Zhu, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Director, Professor, GI Division, SinoUnited Health, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200023, China