Hakki Tankut Akay
Professor, MD, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, TURKEY
MD, FACS, Phlebology and Lymphology Unit, Cardiovascular Surgery Division, Central Military Hospital, Lymphology Unit, Favaloro Foundation, University Hospital, Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of São Paulo, Past President of the ISL, BRAZIL
MD, PhD, Professor & Chairman, 4th Department of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Attikon University Hospital, Athens, GREECE
MD, PhD, Professor of Surgery, Microsurgery, Consultant in Lymphology, Former Head of Plastic-Hand-Micro-Surgery Ludwig Maximilians University Munich Campus Grosshadern, Muenchen, GERMANY
MS, Associate Professor of Medical Education, TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
MD, PhD, Senior Consultant for Internal Medicine at the Foeldi Clinic, European Centre of Lymphology, GERMANY
MD, PhD, FACS, Associate Professor, General Surgery, Chief of Unit of Surgical Lymphology, Department of Cardio-Thoracic, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, S. Martino University Hospital, President of European Society of Lymphology, Genoa, ITALY
MD, PhD, Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR), Ankara City Hospital Complex, Rehabilitation Hospital &University of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine Department of PMR, Ankara, Turkey
MD, PhD, MCU-PH, Professeur de l’Université, Maître de conférences (honoraire), Université Libre de Bruxelles, Chef de Clinique consultant, Clinique Multi-disciplinaire de Lymphologie, Service de Dermatologie, Hôpital Erasme, Services de Chirurgie Vasculaire et de Médecine Nucléaire, Hôpitaux HIS-IZZ, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, BELGIUM
Physiotherapist, MSc, PhDcand, President of the Regional Department of Attica & Public Relations of the Panhellenic Association of Physiotherapists, Member of Advocacy & EU Matters WG ER WPT, Head of Department of Epidemiology and Prevention of Injuries, Directory of Epidemiology and Prevention of Non Communicable Diseases and Injuries, National Public Health Organisation
Dr. Benjamin Brenner is Emeritus Professor at the Faculty of Medicine of the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology (Haifa, Israel). He is a former Director of the Institute of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation and Chair of Division of Internal Medicine at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel.
Professor Hakan Brorson, MD, PhD is Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon at the Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden. He is Professor of plastic surgery at Lund university, Lund, Sweden and Professor at Esculera de Graduados, Asociación Médica Argentina (EGAMA), Buenos Aires, Argentina. He received his Medical Degree and PhD at Lund University.
MD, PhD, FACS, Honorary Fellow of Italian Society of Surgery, Full Professor of General Surgery, Vascular Surgery & Emergency Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences & Integrated Diagnostics - DISC, Center & Scientific Research Section of Clinical Lymphology, Lymphatic Surgery & Microsurgery, School of Medical Sciences & Pharmaceutics, University of Genoa, Genoa, ITALY
MD, PhD, MRM, Medicine and Surgery, MD - University Campus Biomedico, Rome, Italy, University of Genova, Italy
Mayo Medical Program in Vascular Surgery - Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Columbia University - Breast Surgery, Plastic Surgery - New York, NY, USA
Professor Mariella Catalano is the Director of the Inter-University Research Center on Vascular Disease & Angiology Unit - Department of Biomedical Science, L. Sacco University Hospital-Milan (IT). She founded the European WG on Angiology/Vascular Medicine, the first organization on European Education and in Angiology/Vascular Medicine, then of VAS. She is President of the VAS-European Independent Foundation in Angiology/Vascular Medicine
MD, O.U. Territorial Rehabilitation - NHS Umbria2-Terni, Pianeta Linfedema Study Centre, Terni, ITALY
MD, PhD, Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burn Surgery, Arzobispo Loayza National Hospital, Lima, Peru, Division of Plastic Surgery, China Medical University Hospital,Taichung, Taiwan, PERU
MD, University of Genoa, Lymphatic Surgery and Microsurgery, Unit of Surgical Lymphology
Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, S. Martino University Hospital, Genoa, ITALY
Michael Detmar obtained his M.D. degree from the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 1984. He performed his clinical training in dermatology at the Free University of Berlin where he was appointed Assistant Professor of Dermatology in 1991. He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School from 1993 to 2006. In 1998, he was appointed as an Associate Professor of Dermatology at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.
Dr. Dimitrios Dionysiou is Associate Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Medical School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He has a main interest in Lymphedema microsurgery, in Breast and Lower Limb Reconstruction.
Anna Falanga, MD, is full professor of Hematology at University of Milan Bicocca and Chief of the Department of Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine and the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Center, at the Hospital Papa Giovanni XXIII, in Bergamo, Italy. She has authored more than 300 publications and is guest editor of 21 volumes. She is an expert in the field of cancer and thrombosis.
MD, PhD,Doctor Specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hospital Universitari i Politècnic La Fe, Valencia, Associate Professor, University of Valencia, President of the Spanish Group of Lymphology, SPAIN
Professor, MD, Földiklinik, Medical Center of Lymphology, Germany
FRCS, FRCS(Ed), DIC, PhD Professor of Vascular Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Chairman, Department of Vascular Surgery, Attikon University Hospital, Athens Visiting Professor, Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine, London
MD, PhD, Head of the 1st Surgical Clinic, GONK "Agioi Anargyroi", Athens, GREECE
Amer Hamadé, MD, Chief of department of Vascular Medicine, GHR Mulhouse et Sud-Alsace, Emile Muller Hospital, Mulhouse-France
Professor Sandi Hayes is a Senior Research Fellow at the Menzies Health Institute Queensland, with expertise in epidemiology and exercise science. Dr Hayes leads a cancer survivorship program of research which seeks to explore cancer survivorship concerns, with a focus on lymphoedema, and to evaluate the role of physical activity, including exercise, post-cancer. To date, she has conducted prospective, longitudinal cohort studies in breast and gynaecological
B.A. (Mod.) Nat. Sciences, PhD. Biochemistry, Professor of Human Immunology, University of Oxford, MRC Human Immunology Unit, Radcliffe Department of Medicine, Oxford, UK
RPT, PhD, Associate Professor, Lunds University, Department of Health Sciences, Lund, SWEDEN
Professor of Surgery, University of Athens, Chairman of 8th Surgical Department, Henry Dunant Hospital Center, Athens, President of the Hellenic Society of Sugical Oncology, President of the Hellenic Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, President of Society of Medical Studies
MD, PhD, FEBS-Breast, Senior Consultant, Oncoplastic Breast and General Surgeon, Clinical Lead, Section for Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Department for Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Associate Editor, European Journal for Surgical Oncology (EJSO), SWEDEN
Kyriaki Krousaniotaki is physiotherapist specialized in lymphatic diseases. She graduated in 2001 and she certified as lymphedema therapist at Foeldi Clinic, Germany in 2006.
She has also attended the Advance and Review Course at Foeldi Clinic in 2007. She is one of the founding members of Greek Society of Lymphology in 2008.
P.T., PhD, Full Professor, Haute Ecole Bruxelles Brabant, Coordinator Lympho-Phlebology Unit, Brussels, BELGIUM
Stanley P. Leong, MD, is Chief of Cutaneous Oncology at the California Pacific Medical Center and a Senior Scientist at the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute. Dr. Leong is also the President of Sentinel Node Oncology Foundation. His specialty is in surgical oncology. He is an expert in melanoma and breast cancer sentinel lymph node surgery.
MD, PhD, Professor of Plastic Surgery, Dept. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, CΗΙΝΑ
MD, General Surgeon, Lymphology and Microsurgery, President LymphoLAB, Vice-President Italian College of PhleboLymphology, Fellow of Italian Academy of Medical Art History, Savona, ITALY
Prof Dr. GURUSAMY MANOKARAN
MB, MS, MCh, FICS, FRCS (Glasgow), Professor, Chief of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and Lymphology, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, Past President ISL, INDIA
MD, Assistant Professor, Interventional Radiology, University of Arizona, USA
Michelini Sandro, Chief of Diagnostic and Vascular Rehabilitative Unit, S. Giuseppe Hospital Marino - Rome
Christine Moffatt is Clinical professor of skin integrity at Nottingham University Hospital, Nottingham, UK and visiting professor at the Copenhagen Wound Healing Centre, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark.
PhD, Physiotherapist, San Giovanni Battista Hospital, Rome, ITALY
MB, FRCS(I), FRCSC, FACS, Professor Emeritus, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Washington, USA
Steve Norton, CLT-LANA. Steve is an instructor of Manual Lymph Drainage and Complete Decongestive Therapy and is the Founder and Executive Director of the Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy located in New Jersey, USA. As former Chief Therapist of several Lerner Lymphedema Services clinics Steve helped establish the reputation of these pioneering clinics, and of the CDT methodology, as the gold standard of lymphedema care in the United States starting in 1993.
Eikichi Okada, MD, PhD, Director of the Department of Clinical Pathology, Toyama City Medical Association Health Control Center, Toyama, Japan.
Professor of Human Genetics & Head of Genetics Research Centre, Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute, St George's University of London, London, UK
Professor and Chairman, Department of Plastic Surgery & Burns, Democritus University of Thrace, Invited Professor, School of Medicine, University of Athens
Acad. Prof., FACS, Angiopediatría, Caba, ARGENTINA
USAL Univ. del Salvador. Buenos Aires 1967
PhD. USAL 1987.Pediaric Surgeon, Certif. 1987. SAP. SACI. Children Hospital R.Gutiere, Buenos Aires. Emeriturs member Argentine Academy of Surgery, 1998. -2016. Member Acad.CD Buenos Aires.- Member of the CAEEM of the Nat. Acad. of Medicine
Professor Neil Brenton Piller, BSc(hons), PhD, FACP. Neil is a Lymphologist. He was Vice-Chair and Board Member of the International Lymphoedema Framework until 2019, the International Society for Lymphology and the Australian College of Phebology until 2020. He is an advisory committee member of ENCORE and a board member of the SA Health Compression Garment Scheme and a member of the Australasian Lymphoedema Association Research Committee.
MD, Phd, Surgeon, Visceral and Oncologic Surgery
Chief of department of digestive surgery Hospital center of Bagnols sur Cèze
Associated professor of anatomy Faculty of medicine of Montpellier
Professor, Head of the Departement of Vascular Medicine, National Reference Centre for Rare Lymphatic and Vascular Diseases, EA 2992 Research Team - University of Montpellier, ILF Board member, FAVA-Multi Vasc-Ern affiliated, LERN Comprenhensive Center of Excellence, University Hospital of Montpellier, Montpellier, FRANCE
Sam Schulman graduated from Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden in 1977 and has worked with coagulation disorders since 1984. His major research activities have been clinical studies in venous thromboembolism, in hemophilia and its complications. He is currently involved in studies of new antithrombotic agents, and management of bleeding.
MD, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Kawasaki, JAPAN
Alex C. Spyropoulos, MD received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque, NM. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.
PhD, Associate Member, Cardiovascular Biology Program, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, USA
MD, PhD, FCCP, Professor of Medicine & Medical Oncology, Head of 3rd Department of Medicine, Sotiria General Hospital, Athens School of Medicine, National & Kapodistrian University, GR, Adj. Professor of Medicine, Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA, Vis. Professor of Thoracic Oncology, Yale School of Medicine, USA
Prof. Andrzej Szuba MD, PhD, Department of Angiology, Hypertension and Diabetology, Wroclaw University of Medicine, Wrocław, Poland
Dr Andrzej Szuba is currently Professor of Medicine and head of the Department of Angiology, Hypertension and Diabetology at Wroclaw Medical University, Poland.
Saskia R.J. Thiadens, RN, received her nursing degree from the University of Utrecht in Holland. After immigrating to the United States, she worked at Cornell University in NY. Ms. Thiadens founded and operated the first post-operative care facility in San Francisco and, at that time, became intrigued by a patient with lymphedema who had been told that nothing could be done for her swollen limb.
MD, PhD, Professor of Human Genetics, Co-Director, de Duve Institute, Human Molecular Genetics, de Duve Institute, University of Louvain (UCLouvain), Brussels, Belgium.
Prof Vikkula obtained the M.D. degree at the University of Helsinki in 1992 and Ph.D. in molecular genetics, in 1993. He was a Research Associate at Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor, MD, PhD, Department of Surgery, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague,
Marlys H. Witte, MD, UA Professor of Surgery, Neurosurgery, and Pediatrics, Director of Student Research, University of Arizona College of Medicine, and Secretary-General of the 42-nation International Society of Lymphology. She is a world-recognized pioneer in clinical and basic lymphology – the study of lymphatics, lymph, lymphocytes, and lymph nodes in health and disease.
MD, PhD, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM), Tokyo, Japan.
Dr. Yamamoto is a chief in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM).
PhD, DSC, Department of Applied Physiology, Mossakowski Medical Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Vascular Surgery, Central Clinical Hospital of Internal Affairs, Warsaw, POLAND
Professor of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Hippocratio Hospital, Athens, Greece