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Section Board for 'Pediatric Surgery' (21)

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Prof. Dr. Dai Chung
Section Editor-in-Chief
UT Southwestern Medical Center, 1935 Medical District Drive, Suite D2000, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
Interests: pediatric solid tumor; neuroblastoma; Wilm's tumor; hepatoblastoma; necrotizing enterocolitis; pediatric surgery; pediatric trauma; ECMO; short bowel syndrome
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Prof. Denis A. Cozzi
Department of Pediatrics, Sapienza University, 500185 Rome, Italy
Interests: general pediatric and neonatal surgery; thoracic; pediatric oncological surgery
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Prof. Dr. Ciro Esposito
Pediatric Surgery Unit, “Federico II” University of Naples, Via Pansini 5, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: pediatric surgery; pediatric urology; pediatrics
Dr. Anthony C. Faber
VCU Philips Institute, School of Dentistry and Massey Cancer Center Virginia Commonwealth University, 520 North 12th Street, Fourth Floor Box 980566, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Interests: neuroblastoma; cell death; targeted therapies; apoptosis; lung cancer
Dr. Stefano Giuliani
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Interests: surgical oncology; neuroblastoma; neonatal surgery; minimally invasive surgery; thoracic surgery
Prof. Dr. Piotr Kaliciński
Department of Pediatric Surgery and Organ Transplantation, The Children's Memorial Health Institute, 04-730 Warszawa, Poland.
Interests: hepatobiliary surgery in children; gastrointestinal surgery in children; pediatric solid tumors; congenital malformations and neonatal surgery; abdominal organ transplantation in children (liver, kidney, intestine, multiorgan)
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Dr. Eugene Kim
Division of Pain Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
Interests: pediatrics; pain medicine; health disparities; health technology
Prof. Harold N. Lovvorn, III
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Interests: Wilms tumor; embryonal tumors; pediatric solid tumors; neonatal conditions; minimally invasive surgery; global health; all Pediatric Surgery
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Dr. Oliver Mann

Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Interests: Thoracic surgery; visceral surgery; visceral surgery
Dr. Peter Mattei
Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Interests: Surgical oncology; Neuroblastoma; Wilm's tumor; Hepatoblastoma; Sarcoma; Crohn’s disease; Ulcerative colitis; Inflammatory bowel disease; Minimally invasive surgery; Robotic surgery; Quality Improvement; Patient Safety; Surgical Outcomes
Prof. Dr. Johannes Mayr
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Basel (UKBB), 4056 Basel, Switzerland
Interests: pediatric trauma care; injury prevention; damage control resuscitation; pediatric laparoscopic surgery; ultrasound imaging in children; undescended testis
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Prof. Dr. Antonino Morabito
1. Department of Pediatric Surgery, Meyer Children’s Hospital, University of Florence, 50139 Florence,Italy
2. Department of Neuroscience, Psychology, Drug Research and Child Health (NEUROFARBA), University of Florence, 50121 Florence, Italy
Interests: pediatric and neonatal surgery; intestinal failure
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Dr. Andrew J. Murphy
Department of Surgery, St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA
Interests: pediatric surgeon; wilms tumor
Dr. Nathan M. Novotny

Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Director of International Outreach, Beaumont Children’s 3535 W. 13 Mile Rd. Ste 307, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
Interests: advanced minimally invasive surgery; global surgery/global surgical education; surgical innovation
Dr. Massimo A. Padalino
Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences and Public Health, University of Padova Medical School, 35121 Padova, Italy
Interests: pediatric cardiology; congenital heart disease; neurological outcomes after congenital cardiac surgery and neuroprotective strategies
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Prof. Gloria Pelizzo
1. Department of Biomedical and Clinical Science ”L. Sacco”, University of Milan, 20157 Milan, Italy
2. Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children’s Hospital “V. Buzzi”, 20154 Milan, Italy
Interests: simulation in pediatric surgery; pediatric surgery research; regenerative medicine in pediatric Surgery; child health and surgery and traslational research
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Dr. Zenon Pogorelić
Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital of Split, Spinčićeva 1, 21000 Split, Croatia
Interests: laparoscopy; pediatric surgery; minimally invasive surgery; pediatric urology; testis; appendicitis; thoracoscopic surgery; testicular torsion; neonatal surgery; esophageal atresia; varicocele; acute scrotum; surgical infection
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Prof. Luca Oscar Redaelli de Zinis
1. Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health, Section of Audiology, University of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
2. Pediatric Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery Unit, Children Hospital - ASST Spedali Civili of Brescia, 25123 Brescia, Italy
Interests: otology; head neck surgery; hearing disorder; pediatric otolaryngology
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Prof. Dr. Udo Rolle
Department of Paediatric Surgery and Paediatric Urology, University Hospital, Goethe-University Frankfurt, 60590 Frankfurt, Germany
Interests: Paediatric Surgery; Paediatric Urology; Surgical Paediatric Oncology; Paediatric intestinal motility disorders Epidemiology; Sports Medicine – Injury Research
Dr. Kyle J. Van Arendonk
Department of Surgery, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Interests: pediatric surgery; trauma; surgical oncology; global surgery; minimally invasive surgery; congenital anomalies; inflammatory bowel disease; quality improvement; surgical outcomes; access to care
Dr. Camila Walters
Department of Anesthesiology, Division of Pediatric Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University, 2200 Children’s Way, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
Interests: global health; anesthesia infrastructure; global pain and disability; resuscitation; education
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