Carolynne Vaizey

Carolynne Vaizey 

Carolynne Vaizey

Carolynne Jane Vaizey was educated at Cape Town University and then trained in General and Trauma Surgery up to consultant level in Johannesburg. On returning to England in 1992 she first worked as a surgical fellow in a district general hospital and then took up a research post at St Mark’s Hospital in Harrow to obtain an MD through the University of London.

At the beginning of 1998 she became a Consultant Colorectal Surgeon at the Middlesex & University College Hospitals in Central London and Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London. In 2003 she took up a new post as Consultant Surgeon at St Mark’s Hospital.

She has particular interests in the management of faecal incontinence, intestinal failure, severe Crohn’s, anal surgery and functional bowel disease. She is the Lead Surgeon for Intestinal Failure at the Lennard Jones National Intestinal Failure Unit at St Mark’s and Director of the Sir Alan Park’s Physiology Unit. She has written 16 book chapters on her specialty interests and has over 100 papers and editorials published in Peer reviewed journals.

Willem Bemelman

Willem Bemelman

Willem Bemelman

Current position

Professor in Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Medical school

University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (graduated in 1986 Cum Laude)

General surgical and colorectal training

  • 1988-1990 St Lucas Hospital, Amsterdam
  • 1991-1994 AMC, Amsterdam

Main clinical and research interests

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Complication surgery (abdominal and pelvic disaster)

Member of the Guidelines Committee since

2014

Additional information

  • Thesis (PhD): 'Theoretical and clinical implications of oesophageal reconstruction with the stomach', University of van Amsterdam, 1989
  • H-index 45, > 368 pubmed citations
  • 30 PhD fellows as (co)promotor
  • Member of ESCP Guidelines and Programme Committees
  • Member of the editorial board of Diseases of Colon and Rectum
  • EBSQ Coloproctology Bologna 200

Stephanie Breukink

Stéphanie Breukink 

Stéphanie Breukink

Current position

Colorectal consultant, Maastricht University Medical Center since 2009

Medical school

University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands. Graduated in 1998

General surgical and colorectal training

  • University Medical Center Gronigen, the Netherlands
  • Colorectal fellowship Flinders Medical Center, Adelaide, Australia

Main clinical and research interests

  • Quality of life after colorectal cancer
  • Pelvic floor disorders

Member of the Guidelines Committee since

2016

Additional information

Dr Stephanie Breukink graduated from University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands. Afterwards she worked for two years as a colorectal fellow in Adelaide, Australia. She started as a colorectal consultant in 2009 at Maastricht University Medical Center, the Netherlands.

In 2006 she defended her PhD: Laparoscopic TME for rectal cancer.

Dr Breukink has developed subspecialty interests in quality of life after colorectal cancer treatment and surgical management of disorders of the pelvic floor and enterocutaneous fistulae.

Rosa Jimenez-Rodriguez

Rosa M Jimenez-Rodriguez (Young ESCP)

Rosa Jimenez-Rodriguez

Current position

Colorectal surgeon, Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain since 2009

Medical school

Facultad de Medicina Universidad Extremadura, Badajoz, Spain.

General surgical and colorectal training

  • Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío, Sevilla, Spain
  • St Marks Hospital, London, United Kingdon
  • City of Hope Cancer Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, New York, USA

Main clinical and research interests

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Innovations in Colorectal Surgery
  • Perianal fistula and new approaches to them

Member of the Guidelines Committee since

2017

Additional information

  • PhD Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
  • European Board of Surgery Qualification - Coloproctology.
  • Member of the Coloproctology Committee in the Spanish Surgery Asociation

Mark Katory

Mark Katory 

Mark Katory

Mark has been a consultant colorectal surgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead since 2007 where he specializes in minimally invasive rectal surgery, advanced pelvic cancer surgery and works closely with the North-East of England regional Gynae-oncology unit for advanced pelvic disease which is based in Gateshead.

Following his surgical residency in Sheffield, U.K. he undertook his colorectal fellowship at the central tertiary referral centre in Singapore for laparoscopic colorectal surgery before returning to his hometown as a UK National Preceptor in laparoscopic colorectal cancer surgery and later as part of the LAPCO Programme preceptor for many of the units in the north-east of England.

He has an MD in colorectal cancer genetics from the University of Sheffield and has published and presented work both nationally and internationally.

He sits on ESCP Programme, Communication and Guidelines committees. His academic interest is in rectal cancer surgery. He has recently been appointed as Trust lead clinician for cancer and as a Trainer with the forthcoming UK training initiative for Transanal Mesorectal Excision.

Mark is involved in ESCP's TaTME Guidance Group which first convened at ESCP Berlin 2017.

Yasuko Maeda

Yasuko Maeda 

Yasuko Maeda

Currrent position

Senior Surgical Fellow at St. Mark’s Hospital and Honorary Fellow at Imperial College (since 2013).

Medical School

Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

General surgical and colorectal training

Trained in UK, Denmark and South Africa. Qualified as a specialist surgeon in Denmark in 2013.

Main clinical and research interest

  • Pelvic Floor Disorder, particularly minimally invasive treatment for faecal incontinence
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intestinal failure

Additional information

  • 2016: EBSQ
  • 2015: Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • 2010: Master of Philosophy (MPhil), University of London
  • Committee member of International Continence Society (Committee 16 and 17)
  • Current reviewer for
    • British Journal of Surgery
    • Diseases of Colon and Rectum
    • Colorectal Disease
    • Techniques in Coloproctology
    • International Journal of Colorectal Disease
    • BMC Surgery.
  • >30 peer-reviewed papers and 3 book chapters to date

Klaus Matzel

Klaus Matzel

Klaus Matzel

Current position

Head of Section Coloproctology Department of Surgery, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU, Germany (since 2008)

Medical school

Graduated at University Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU, Germany (Graduated in 1985)

General surgical and colorectal training

  • 1986-1994: Surgical training, Department of Surgery, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU, Germany
  • 1988-1989: Postdoctoral fellowship: Department of Urology, UCSF, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  • 2002: U.E.M.S. EBSQ Coloproctology Diploma

Main clinical and research interests

  • Colorectal cancer
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Proctology
  • Functional disorders of the lower intestinal tract
  • Sacral nerve stimulation as treatment for fecal incontinence and constipation

Member of the Guidelines Committee since

2014

Additional information

Habilitation:

1994 Neurostimulation for fecal incontinence

Posts in professional societies:

  • 2012-today: Chairman: European Union of Medical Specialists, U.E.M.S. European Board of Surgical Qualification Division Coloproctology
  • 2011-today: President: European Union of Medical Specialists, European Board of Surgical Qualification Division Coloproctology, U.E.M.S.
  • 2008-today: Advisory Board German Society of Coloproctology
  • 2003-2011: Secretary: European Union of Medical Specialists, U.E.M.S. European Board of Surgical Qualification Division Coloproctology

Editorial board member:

  • Until 2012: Colorectal Disease
  • Until 2013: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
  • Since 2014: Hamdan Medical Journal

Honorary membership in professional societies:

  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (Honorary Fellow)
  • Society of Coloproctology of Serbia and Montenegro (Honorary Member)

Academic and clinical positions:

  • 2008: today Head Section Coloproctology Department of Surgery, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU, Germany
  • 2002: today Associate Professor Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU, Germany
  • 1998: today Chief, General and Visceral Surgery Department of Surgery, University Erlangen-Nürnberg, FAU, Germany

Ionut Negoi

Ionut Negoi (Young ESCP)

Ionut Negoi

Current position

Senior Lecturer of Surgery, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania, 2016. Attending Surgeon, Emergency Hospital of Bucharest, Romania, 2013.

Medical school

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, Romania, graduated in 2006

General surgical and colorectal training

  • 2006-2012: Emergency Hospital of Bucharest, Romania
  • 2017: Observer Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery, St. Mark’s Hospital, London, UK
  • 2015: Observer Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, L'Institut de Recherche contre les Cancers de l'Appareil Digestif / European Institute of Telesurgery, Hôpitaux Universitaires, Strasbourg, France
  • 2014: Observer Fellowship in Surgical Oncology, Department of General Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Main clinical and research interests

  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Liver metastasis
  • Global surgery research

Member of the Guidelines Committee since

2017

Additional information

  • Ph.D. thesis, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest, 2012
  • Reviewer: Oncotarget, World Journal of Gastroenterology, BMJ Open, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases International.

Luis Sanchez Guillen

Luis Sánchez-Guillén (Young ESCP)

Luis Sánchez-Guillén

Current position

Colorectal Consultant, University Hospital La Fe, University of Valencia, Spain

Medical school

University of Salamanca, Spain. Graduated in 2009.

General surgical and colorectal training

  • University Hospital Ferrol-La Coruña, Spain
  • University Hospital La Fe Valencia
  • European Colorectal Fellowship FAECP 2016

Main clinical and research interests

  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Colorectal cancer
  • Innovation in surgery

Member of the Cohort Studies Committee since

2017

Additional information

Luis Sánchez-Guillén was educated at Salamanca University and then trained in General and Gastrointestinal Surgery in La Coruña. He was Honour Clinical Fellow at St Mark´s Hospital in 2013 and at Centre Hépato-Biliaire Hôpital Paul-Brousse in 2014.

In 2016 he became European Colorectal Fellowship FAECP at the University Hospital La Fe in Valencia. In 2017 he took up a new post as Consultant Colorectal Surgeon.

He is currently finishing his PhD in colorectal cancer from the University of Valencia and has published and presented work both nationally and internationally.

He sits on ESCP Cohort Studies and Guidelines committees. He is part of several innovation programms, reviewer in Cirugía Española and co-leads the Spanish IBD Surgery Group.

Emre Sivrikoz

Emre Sivrikoz (Young ESCP)

Emre Sivrikoz

Current position

Assistant Professor, Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Yeni Yuzyıl University

Medical school

İstanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul (graduated in 2006)

General surgical and colorectal training

  • 2007-2013: Istanbul School of Medicine, Istanbul
  • 2013-2015: Taksim Teaching and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • 2015-2016: Okmeydanı Teaching and Research Hospital, Istanbul
  • 2016: St Mark’s Hospital, London
  • 2016: European Board of Surgery Qualification in Coloproctology

Main clinical and research interests

  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Anal fistula disease
  • Proctology

Member of the Guidelines Committee since

2017

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