Director of the Centre of Gynecology and Medical Sexology at the Hospital San Raffaele, Milan, Italy
Pr. Alessandra Graziottin is the Director of the Centre of Gynecology and Medical Sexology at the Hospital San Raffaele in Milano, Italy. She is specialized in Obstetrics and Gynecology, in Oncology and a certified Psychotherapist in Sexual Medicine. She is the Founder and Chair of the Alessandra Graziottin Foundation for the cure and care of pain in women NPO. Pr. Graziottin is also a Consultant Professor, has published several books and regularly contributes to books and media.
Anastasia Ussia, Italy
Founder and Director of the Gruppo Italo-Belga for Endometriosis & Advanced Laparoscopic Pelvic Surgery
Dr. Anastasia Ussia was the Director of the Gynecological Department of Villa Giose Hospital in Crotone, Italy. She performed the first total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy in Italy together with Harry Reich. She is also the Founder and Director of the Gruppo Italo-Belga for Endometriosis & Advanced Laparoscopic Pelvic Surgery. Dr. Ussia is member of numerous international scientific societies and has been an instructor of many Courses in Laparoscopy all around the world.
Education and Training Director for South America, Karl Storz
Armando Romeo is the Education and Training Director for South America, Karl Storz. He is also an Invited Professor at the Faculty of Medical Sciences Santa Casa University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. He served as the Coordinator and Director of over 2,000 Suturing and Master Courses In Laparoscopy in Universities and Congresses around the world. He wrote and contributed to several books and scientific publications.
Bedayah Yaser Amro
OBGYN specialist in the Latifa Women and Children Hospital in Dubai, UAE
Dr. Bedayah Yaser Amro is an OBGYN specialist in the Latifa Women and Children Hospital in Dubai, UAE. She graduated from Jerusalem University-Palestine in 2008 and did her residency with the Dubai Health Authority Residency Training Program, completing her postgraduate degrees, both the Arab Medical Board and the Membership of Royal College of Obstetrics & Gynecology (MRCOG )in 2014. She is actively involved in research in her field of interest.
Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Pr. Caterina Exacoustos is Associate Professor of Ob/Gyn at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy. She has extensive experience in gynecologic ultrasound together with a long history in training activities in several ultrasound courses. Her main areas of interest are endometriosis and benign diseases including uterine pathology and infertility. Pr. Exacoutos has published numerous articles and book chapters and has been invited to speak in many scientific meetings and conferences.
Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hospital da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal
Dr. Filipa Osório is a consultant in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Department of minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at the Hospital da Luz in Lisbon, Portugal. She is also a Medical Assistant in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine at the Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte EPE in Lisbon, Portugal. Dr. Osório has given many presentations in international meetings and published in scientific journals.
Director of the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Aristotle’s University, Thessaloniki, Greece
Grigoris Grimbizis is the Director of the 1st Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Aristotle’s University School of Medicine in Thessaloniki, Greece. He has been a member of the ESGE Executive Board since 2015, Chair Elect for the years 2018-2020 and Guidelines Coordinator since 2010. Dr. Grimbizis’ clinical and research interests include gynecological endoscopy and reproductive medicine. He has published many papers in scientific journals and is the co-author of several book chapters.
Head of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Unit of Centro Hospitalar Universitário in Porto, Portugal
Dr. Helder Ferreira is the Head of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery Unit of Centro Hospitalar Universitário in Porto, Portugal. He is also a Professor of Gynecology at the University of Porto, Portugal. Pr. Ferreira is the Chairman of YEP-ESGE and Member of the Advisory Board of ESGE. He has published many articles, given lectures around the world and performed live surgery in several countries.
Gynecologic surgeon in the clinic Saint George in Nice, France
Dr. Henri Clavé is a gynecologic surgeon in the clinic Saint George in Nice, France. His main activity is pelvic surgery and in particular Pelvic Floor Repair. He was the first to publish the vaginal hysterectomy with Advanced vessels sealing in 2003. He also performs oncologic pelvic surgery and breast surgery. Dr. Clavé has published numerous papers in scientific journals, participated in international congresses particularly with live surgery demonstrations and taught many workshops.
Director of the SRI (Infertility Research Unit) in Brussels, Belgium
Pr. Jacques Donnez is the Director of the SRI (Infertility Research Unit) in Brussels, Belgium. He is also a Professor at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. He has focused his research activities on three main topics: tubal infertility, endometriosis and finally, ovarian cryopreservation and transplantation. Pr. Donnez published a great number of scientific articles and received several awards for his work.
Associate Professor at the American University of Beirut Medical Center in Lebanon
Dr. Joseph Nassif is an Associate Professor at the American University of Beirut Medical Center in Lebanon, where he practices Obstetrics and Gynecology. He is holder of a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery, an MBA in hospital management and a Medical Education diploma. Dr. Nassif is the author of many original articles, book chapters and short communications. He lectures in national, regional and international scientific meetings and congresses.
Vice-Director of the National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology, Russia
Pr. Leila Adamyan is Vice-Director of the National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology named after V.I. Kulakov, Russia. She is also Head of the Department of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry, Russia. Pr. Adamyan is President of the Russian Association of Endometriosis and has authored national and international publications, including monographs, guidelines, atlases and chapters.
Secretary General of the World Endometriosis Society
Lone Hummelshoj is Secretary General of the World Endometriosis Society. She is a global advocate in endometriosis. She got endometriosis recognized by the European Parliament and secured the implementation of the first (and only) national legislation for referral guidelines to specialist centers for the treatment of endometriosis in Denmark. Lone facilitates worldwide collaboration in endometriosis disease discovery and management among all stakeholders.
Mauricio Simoes Abrao
Associate Professor and Director Endometriosis Division at Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil
Pr. Mauricio Simoes Abrao is Associate Professor and Director of the Endometriosis Division of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Sao Paulo University Medical School, Brazil. He is also the Director of the In Vida Reproductive Center and Center of Advanced Gynecologic Surgery at Hospital BP in Brazil as well as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Endometriosis and Pelvic Pain Disorders. He is a member of several scientific societies and the author of various books and publications.
Medical director of the UNF3S French numerical university
Pr. Michel Cosson is Medical director of the UNF3S French numerical university (unf3s.org) involved in 3D anatomy and pedagogical research. He is also the Head of the Gynecological unit of the University Hospital in Lille, France and Professor of Gynecology Obstetrics at the Medical University. He is the author and co-author of several publications. Pr. Cosson’s areas of interest include biomechanical properties of pelvic tissues & 3D biomechanical simulation of the female pelvic cavity.
Head of the Division of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Insel in Bern, Switzerland
Pr. Michael Mueller is Professor and Head of the Division of Gynecology and Gynecological Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Insel in Bern, Switzerland. He is a member of many scientific societies and Editorial Board Member of Gynecological Surgery as well as regular Reviewer of several scientific journals. Pr. Mueller is the author of many publications and book chapters and received several prizes for his work.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Latifa Women and Children Hospital in Dubai, UAE
Dr. Muna Tahlak is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Latifa Women and Children Hospital in Dubai, UAE. Dr Tahlak is an obstetrics and gynecology consultant and the first Emirati lady to complete her specialization in obstetrics and gynecology from the John Hopkins Hospital, USA. She is a member of several national and international societies and associations. She is also a member of the International Hospital Federation (IHF) Governing Council.
Resad Paya Pasic
Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at the University of Louisville, USA.
Dr. Resad Paya Pasic is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women’s Health at the University of Louisville, USA. He has been the recipient of a number of awards for his practice. Dr. Pasic is currently serving as a EXCO member of the Board of Trustees of the International Society of Gynecologic Laparoscopists ISGE.
Consultant in the Department of Gynecological Surgery at Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital, France
Pr. Revaz Botchorishvili, who was born in Georgia, is a Consultant in the Department of Gynecological Surgery at Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital, France. He is also an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Clermont-Ferrand, France. In addition, Pr. Botchorishvili is the Director of the International Center of Endoscopic Surgery (CICE). He is the author and co-author of numerous publications.
Director of the Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute, Pune, India
Dr Shailesh Puntambekar is a cancer surgeon specialized in laparoscopic cancer surgery. He is the Director of the “Galaxy Care Laparoscopy Institute’, a center for advanced laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery in Pune, India. Considered as an expert in Laparoscopic Pelvic surgery and Gynecological cancer surgery, he has developed laparoscopic radical hysterectomy for cancer cervix known worldwide as the “Pune Technique”. He is the author of many scientific publications.
Shaima Ebrahim Al Suwaidi
Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Latifa Women and Children Hospital in Dubai, UAE
Dr. Shaima Ebrahim Al Suwaidi is a Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Assistant in the Minimal Invasive Surgery Department of the Latifa Women and Children Hospital in Dubai, UAE. She graduated from Dubai Medical College in 2006 and did her residency with the Dubai Health Authority Residency Training Program, completing her postgraduate degrees, with the Arab Medical Board in 2015. She has presented in both International and Local Gynecological Laparoscopy conferences.