COURSE DIRECTORS

Irving Waxman, MD, FACG, FASGE
Sara and Harold Lincoln Thompson Professor of Medicine,
Surgery and Director of The Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT)

Uzma Siddiqui, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine Associate Director of the Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics (CERT)
Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Advanced Endoscopy Training

Christopher Chapman, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy

INTERNATIONAL COURSE FACULTY

Marianna Arvanitakis, MD,
PhD Professor of Medicine Associate Head of Clinic,
Gastroenterology Department, Erasme Hospital Brussels

Michael Bourke, MBBS, FRACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of Sydney Medical School University of Queensland Australia

Herbert Burgos, MD
Specialist in Gastroenterology Gastroclinica and WGO - San Jose Training Center Costa Rica

Horst Neuhaus, MD
Professor of Medicine Evangelischos Urankeuhaus Dusseldorf Germany

Thiery Ponchon, MD
Head of Digestive Diseases Department E. Herriot Hospital Lyon, France

US FACULTY

Barham Abu Dayyeh, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine Mayo Clinic

Sharmila Anandasbapathy, MD
Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology Vice President,
Baylor College of Medicine Director, Baylor Global Health

Neil Gupta, MD, MPH
Regional Director, Digestive Health Program Loyola University Health System

Klaus Mergener, MD, PhD, FACP, FACG
Affiliate Professor of Medicine University of Washington

Shyam Varadarajulu, MD
Medical Director of CIE Professor of Medicine University of Central Florida

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FACULTY

Mark Ferguson, MD
Professor of Surgery

John Fung, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery Chief, Section of Transplantation Co-Director, Transplantation Institute

Neil Hyman, MD
Professor of Surgery Section Chief, Colon and Rectal Surgery Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center

Mitch Posner, MD
Thomas D. Jones Professor of Surgery Chief, Section of General Surgery Chief, Surgical Oncology
Physician-in-Chief, Comprehensive Cancer Center

Carol Semrad, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine Director, Adult Clinical Nutrition and Small Bowel Disease