Board and Faculty

of the GI Surgery Foundation

Board and Faculty

Board of Directors

  • PD Dr. med. Walter Brunner
    Klinik für Allgemein-, Viszeral- , Endokrin- und Transplantationschirurgie
    Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Christiane Bruns
    Klinik für Allgemein-, Thorax- und Tumorchirurgie
    Uniklinik Köln, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. med. Pierre-Alain Clavien
    Privatklinik Bethanien
    Zürich, Switzerland
  • PD Dr. med. Daniel M. Frey
    GZO Spital Wetzikon, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Dieter Hahnloser
    Service du chirurgie viscérale
    CHUV Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Friedrich Herbst
    Abteilung für Chirurgie
    Krankenhaus der Barmherzigen Brüder, Wien, Austria
  • Dr. med. Odd Mjaland
    Department of Surgery
    Sörlandet Sykehus, Kristiansand, Norway
  • Dr. Peter Svenningsen
    Department of Surgery
    Nordsjællands Hospital, Kopenhagen, Denmark
  • Prof. Dr. med. Harry van Goor
    Department of Surgery
    Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • PD Dr. med. Peter Vogelbach
    Departement Chirurgie
    Kantonsspital Chur, Switzerland

Faculty Members

  • Prof. Dr.med. Katharina Beyer
    Klinik für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie
    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Germany
  • PD Dr. med. Martin Bolli
    Universitäres Bauchzentrum Basel, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Breitenstein
    Departement Chirurgie
    Kantonsspital Winterthur, Switzerland
  • Dr. Otmar Buyne
    Dept. of Surgery
    Radboud University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. med. Dimitri Christoforidis
    Department of Surgery
    Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Fichtner-Feigl
    Klinik für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie
    Universitätsklinikum Freiburg, Germany
  • PD Dr. med. Christian T. Hamel
    Klinik für Viszeral- und Allgemeinchirurgie
    Lörrach, Germany
  • PD Dr. med. Karoline Horisberger
    Klinik für Allgemein-, Viszeral- und Transplantationschirurgie
    Universitätsmedizin Mainz, Germany
  • Dr. med. Daniel W. Kjaer
    Department of Surgery
    Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Dr. med. Rebecca Kraus
    Departement Chirurgie
    Kantonsspital Graubünden, Chur, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Christian F. Krieglstein
    Chirurgische Klinik St. Elisabeth-Krankenhaus Köln, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. med. Beat Müller
    Viszeralchirurgie
    Universitätsklinik, Basel, Switzerland
  • PD Dr. med. Christian Nebiker
    Klinik für Chirurgie
    Kantonsspital Aarau, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Reissfelder
    Dept. Chirurgie
    Universitätsklinikum, Mannheim, Germany
  • Adj. Prof. Dr. Ville Sallinen
    Department of Surgery
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
  • PD Dr. med. Andreas Shamyieh
    Klinik für Allgmein- und Viszeralchirurgie
    Kepler Universtitätsklinikum, Linz, Austria
  • Prof. Dr. med. Gerd Silberhumer
    Department of General Surgery
    Medical University of Vienna, Austria
  • Prof. Dr. med. Tom Mikael Scheinin
    Department of Surgery
    Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
  • Dr. med. Sebastian Staubli
    Department of Surgery
    Royal Free Hospital London, United Kingdom
  • Prof. Dr med. Christian Toso
    Département Chirurgie Viscérale
    Hôpital Universitaires Genève, Genève, Switzerland
  • PD Dr. med. Benjamin Weixler
    Klinik für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie
    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Germany
  • PhD Dr. Caroline Williamsson
    Department of Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Sweden

Guest Faculty Members

Colorectal and Hernia Advanced Course

  • Mr. Kamal Aryal
    Nordwich, United Kingdom
  • Dr. med. Katrin Bermoser
    Hall, Austria
  • Dr. med. Stephan Bischofberger
    St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Dr. Knut Borch
    Tromsø, Norway
  • Dr. med. Bernhard Dauser
    Wien, Austria
  • Dr. med. Cécile De Chaisemartin
    Marseille, France
  • Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Dietz
    Solothurn, Switzerland
  • Dr. Floris Ferenschild
    Nijmegen, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. med. René Fortelny
    Wien, Austria
  • Prof. Dr. Miguel Garcia Urena
    Madrid, Spain
  • Dr. med. Felix Grieder
    Winterthur, Switzerland
  • PD Dr. med. Henry Hoffmann
    Basel, Switzerland
  • Mr. Ian Jenkins
    London, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Konstantinos Manes
    Athens, Greece
  • PD Dr. med. Heidi Misteli
    Uster, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. med. Guillome Meurette
    Genf, Switzerland
  • Dr. med. Christine Maurus
    Sion, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. Yohann Renard
    Reims, France
  • Prof. Dr. med. Erwin Rieder
    Wien, Austria
  • Dr. med. Andreas Scheiwiller
    Luzern, Switzerland
  • Dr. Colin Sietses
    Barneveld, The Netherlands
  • Dr. med. Walther Tabarelli
    Vaduz, Liechtenstein
  • Dr. med. Peter Tschann
    Feldkirch, Austria
  • Dr. Petrousjka van den Tol
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Bariatric Advanced Course

  • Dr. Jose Balibrea
    Barcelona, Spain
  • Prof. Dr. med. Dieter Birk
    Bietigheim, Germany
  • Dr. Marloes Emous
    Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. med. Mirko Otto
    Mannheim, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Ralph Peterli
    Basel, Switzerland
  • Dr. Urs Pfefferkorn
    Olten, Switzerland
  • PD Dr. med. Charlotte Rabl
    Salzburg, Austria
  • Prof. Dr. Paulina Salminen
    Turku, Finland

Upper GI Advanced Course

  • Dr. Pfefferkorn Urs
    Olten, Switzerland
  • Dr. Jan Willem Van den Berg
    Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. med. Burkhard von Rahden
    Salzburg, Austria
  • Dr. med. Markus Müller
    Frauenfeld, Switzerland

HPB Advanced Course

  • Prof. Dr. Frederik Berrevoet
    Ghent, The Netherlands
  • Prof. Dr. Stefan Bouwense
    Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Dr. Maxim Dewulf
    Maastricht, The Netherlands
  • Dr. med. Matteo Müller
    Zürich, Switzerland
  • Dr. med. Felix Nickel
    Heidelberg, Germany
  • PD Dr. med. Stefan Stättner
    Vöcklabruck, Austria

Course Organisation

Course Organiser

  • Dr. med. Walter Brunner
    Klinik für Allgemein-, Viszeral- , Endokrin- und Transplantationschirurgie
    Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • PD Dr. med. Benjamin Weixler
    Klinik für Allgemein- und Viszeralchirurgie
    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Germany
  • Dr. med. Sebastian Staubli
    HPB and Liver Transplantation Service
    Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, London, United Kingdom
  • Dr. med. Lana Fourie
    Viszeralchirurgie
    Universitätsklinik, Basel, Switzerland
  • Dr. med. Marko Kraljevic
    Viszeralchirurgie
    Universitätsklinik, Basel, Switzerland

Course Secretary

  • Jérôme Ammann (Course Coordinator)
    AK-Medizin feat. "cut-away" Ammann
    Münchwilen, Switzerland
  • Brigitte Ammann (Course Administrator)
    AK-Medizin
  • Marianne Bertschi (Course Administrator)
    Lupsingen, Switzerland
  • Niko Vogelbach
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