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Professor Bonavina

Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, University of Milano Medical School, Italy

Professor Bonavina

Editor-in-Chief: Luigi Bonavina

Dr Bonavina is currently a full-professor at the University of Milano Medical School and Chief of the Department of Surgery at IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Italy. He graduated from University of Padova and specialized in General Surgery and in Thoracic Surgery. As postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Chicago and Creighton University, he was involved in esophageal pathophysiology and reconstructive surgery of the foregut.

Dr Bonavina's past research at the University of Padova and Milano focused on esophageal surgery and disease, fundoplication and ablative techniques for Barrett’s esophagus, and cancer prevention. His current research includes studies on gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, minimally invasive (thoracoscopic, laparoscopic, and trans-oral) surgical procedures, surgical oncology, and surgical education.

Since 1995, Dr. Bonavina is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also an Active member of the European Surgical Association, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Académie National de Chirurgie (Paris), and a Council Member of the World Society of Emergency Surgery.

At national and international levels, Dr. Bonavina has served as member and chair of many grant review and clinical guidelines panels and on the editorial advisory boards of multiple medical journals.


Editorial Board

Mark Otto Baerlocher, Department of Radiology, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

B. Sonny Bal, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA

Somprakas Basu, Department of Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, India

Jasneet Singh Bhullar, Department of Colorectal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA

Ramazi O. Datiashvili, Professor of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Jersey Medical School, USA

Sunil Manjila, Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA

Franceso Oliva, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy

Faustino R Pérez-López, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zaragoza Hospital Clínico, Zaragoza, Spain

Mark K. Plante, MD, FRCS(C), FACS, Chief - Division of Urology, Department of Surgery; Urology Residency Program Director; Director of Urologic Research; Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, VT, USA

Helio Plapler, Director, Discipline of Operative Technique and Experimental Surgery, Department of Surgery, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Anthony Renshaw, Department of Surgery, University College London, UK

Brian J. Santin, Vascular Surgeon, Ohio Vein & Vascular Inc, Clinton Memorial Hospital, Wilmington, Ohio, USA