Dr. Ulf Thorsten Zierau is the Founder and CEO of Saphenion, Germany. He is one of the first vascular surgeons who were allowed to work in the artery system using catheter technology.Although he is a surgeon and vascular surgeon with a passion consistently with the gentlest treatment methods work when it comes to removing spider veins and varicose veins. This led to an all-changing decision in 2012 - no more radical surgery on the venous system! No stripping and no phlebectomy (checkmark method). His Researches mostly focus on Vascular Surgery, Endovascular specialist artery, Endovenous Surgery, phlebology.
Dr. Salah Rubayi graduated from Baghdad University in 1966. He completed his General Surgery and Plastic Surgery residency in the United Kingdom with licensure from the Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians in Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K. in 1974. In 1981 he did a fellowship in Burn Surgery at LAC+USC Burn Unit and then Plastic Surgery Fellowship at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehab Center. Dr. Rubayi has been on the staff at Rancho during the last 35 years. Dr. Rubayi is Chief of the Pressure Ulcer Management program and Chairman of Department of Surgery. Dr. Rubayi is a Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery at USC School of Medicine. Dr. Rubayi is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and Fellow of the International Spinal Cord Society and member of Asia and American Paraplegia Society. Dr. Rubayi published and contributes to many articles in the field of reconstructive surgery of pressure ulcers. Dr. Rubayi participated in combined NIH research projects with USC, Dept. of Physical Therapy for Electrical Stimulation in wound healing and the Dept. of Occupational Therapy for prevention of pressure ulcers in SCI consumers. Dr. Rubayi is on the editorial board of the Journal of JSCM, and his book of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery for Pressure Ulcers was published in June 2015. Dr. Rubayi is widely recognized as one of the nation’s leading experts in reconstructive surgery of pressure ulcers especially in spinal cord injury patients.
Dr. Matthew Broadhurst is a fellowship trained laryngologist specialising in laryngeal surgery & voice restoration. He returned to Brisbane from Boston, Massachusetts in 2007 having worked for 2 years at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has a tertiary referral practice in voice and larynx disorders and utilises state of the art techniques in surgery to the upper airway including KTP laser, Avastin and Coblation. He has special interests in vocal fold paralysis, early glottic cancer, vocal fold nodules/cyst, laryngeal stenosis, papilloma and has a large office-based laryngeal surgery practice. He is actively involved in clinical research and education both nationally and internationally.
Letitia Bradford, MD is a board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She graduated with the highest honors from the University of California, Berkeley (CAL) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Physical Education in 1992 and attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, graduating in 1997. She continued her training there for both internship and residency, which included 2 years of Mechanical Engineering basic science research at CAL, receiving multiple awards and producing several scientific papers in the field of joint replacement surgery. She currently serves as the Co-Chair of the Orthopaedic Surgery Section of the National Medical Association.
Segundo Mesa Castillo. As Specialist in Neurology, he worked for 10 years in the Institute of Neurology of Havana, Cuba. He has worked in Electron Microscopic Studies on Schizophrenia for 32 years. He was awarded with the International Price of the Stanley Foundation Award Program and for the Professional Committee to work as a fellowship position in the Laboratory of the Central Nervous System Studies, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke under Dr. Joseph Gibbs for a period of 6 months, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, Washington D.C. USA, June 5, 1990.
Dr. Stavros Gourgiotis is a Consultant General Surgeon and Trauma Lead at Addenbrooke’s Cambridge University Hospital. He has deep and varied experience of clinical and surgical work as a physician as well as a teacher and researcher in areas related to general and emergency surgery, trauma and critical care. He has a broad training in general, laparoscopic, emergency surgery and trauma. He has been working for many years in emergency departments as Consultant surgeon and as Department Head. His experience in Intensive Care Medicine allows him to feel confident in treatment of critically ill patients.
In parallel with his clinical work he has initiated numerous research projects and collaborated extensively with international and public sector organisations. He is committed to maintaining a high output of publications, especially in high profile academic journals. He has attended many conferences with oral, poster presentations and lectures and workshops as faculty member. These workshops include advanced surgical skills training and training in the management of surgical emergency patients as well as the management of surgical patients in ICU.
Dr. Ricardo Pardo is the Coordinator of Oncohealth Breast
& Head of Section at Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain.He has trained more than 190 surgeons in Ciudad Real and continued with the Courses at Fundación Jimenez Diaz University Hospital in Madrid.
Dr. Ricardo Pardo has coordinated the Laparoscopic Advanced Unit (1994-2006) and created the Breast Reconstruction Unit in 2006 in Ciudad Real (Ciudad Real University General Hospital). He is currently the President of AECIMA (Spanish Association of Breast Surgeon) & member of the Board of SESPM(Spanish Scociety of Breast) & member of many National & International Societies. Dr. Ricardo does his private work in Ciudad Real Quirón Hospital mainly dedicated to Breast , endocrine and abdominal wall surgery with one surgical list and one clinic every week. He does all his breast reconstructions there and collaborate with a plastic surgeon in his aesthetic breast surgery operating a mean of 250 patients a year.
He works as the director in Department of Head & Neck Surgery of Sichuan Cancer Hospital & institute now. He has been working as a doctor in prevention and treatment of head and neck surgery for more than 10 years. He is an expert in head and neck cancer surgery and one of academic leader of Sichuan Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission. He can perform surgical treatments for various types of head and neck tumours in high quality, especially does well in the comprehensive treatment of advanced tumours and the first stage of tumour defect and function reconstruction in the head and neck. He participated in the writing "Diagnostic Guidelines for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer", which is the first diagnostic guidelines for differentiated thyroid cancer in China. He has attended the cancer conferences several times, such as Global Oncology Academic Exchange Program (GAP), Current Status of Surgical Treatment of Head and Neck Tumours in the United States (CCHNS), Advances in the Treatment of Thyroid and Parathyroid Gland Tumours in the United States, Cancer Biology and Medical Conferences in the Asia-Pacific Region, National Head and Neck Cancer and so on. He was invited as a guest to attend the 14th World Head and Neck Cancer Conference of RGCON and exchange at the conference in 2015.He is the editorial board member and reviewer of many international publications, including Current Oncology sORL reviewer of the Medical Research Archives and so on. He has published more than 100 papers, won 12 provincial and municipal science and technology awards and obtained 11 national patents. His clinical study of thyroid cancer made him win the first prize in the National Oncology Conference in 2014.
She is currently the Director of
Ultrasound Medical Center at Sichuan Cancer Hospital and Professor & Ph.D. supervisor at The Affiliated Cancer Hospital, School of Medical, UESTC. Her research focus is on Ultrasound diagnosis and interventional treatment of tumors.