Editorial Team

Honorary Editors-in-Chief

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Jie He, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, National Cancer Center/National Clinical Research Center for Cancer/Cancer Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
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Toni Lerut, MD

Department Thoracic Surgery, Leuven University, Belgium

Editor-In-Chief

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Yin Li, MD, PhD, FRCS

Director of the Esophageal Surgery Division, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Cancer Institute & Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College; National Cancer Center, Beijing, China

Editorial Consultants

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Wayne L. Hofstetter, MD

Deputy Chair and Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Director, Esophageal Surgery Program, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery - Research, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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J.J.B. (Jan) van Lanschot, MD, PhD

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Erasmus Medical Centre and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
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David Watson, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRACS, FRCSEd (hon), FAHMS

Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Surgery, College of Medicine and Public Health, Flinders University, Department of Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre,South Australia, Australia

Editorial Board

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Abbas E. Abbas

Department of Thoracic Surgery and Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
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Luigi Bonavina, MD, FACS

Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Division of General Surgery, University of Milano Medical School, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Italy
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Michael Bouvet, MD, FACS

Professor of Surgery, Director of Endocrine Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA, USA
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Miguel A. Cuesta, MD

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Vrije University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Robert J. Cerfolio, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCP

Clinical Division of Thoracic Surgery, New York University Langone Health, New York, NY, USA
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Xiaoxin Luke Chen, MD, PhD

Cancer Research Program, Julius L Chamber Biomedical Biotechnology Research Institute, North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
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Yin-Kai Chao, MD, PhD

Chief & Associate Professor, Department of Thoracic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan
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Tong Chen, MD, PhD

Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
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Denis Collet

Department of Digestive Surgery, University Hospital of Bordeaux, Maison du Haut-Lévêque, Bordeaux, France
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Peter Grimminger, FEBS (hon.)

Senior consultant, Head Upper GI Surgery, Minimalinvasive Surgery and Robotics, Case Observatoin Center for Robotic Esophageal Surgery, Department of General-, Visceral- and Transplant Surgery, University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany
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Naoki Hashimoto, MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Kindai University, Osaka 589-8511, Japan
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Mark Hennon, MD, FACS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA.
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Guy D. Eslick, DrPH, PhD, MMedStat, MMedSc(Clin Epi), FACE, FFPH

The Whiteley-Martin Research Centre, Discipline of Surgery, Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Clinical Building, Nepean Hospital, Penrith, Australia
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Janusz Jankowski, MSc, MD, PhD, AGAF, FRCP, FACG, SFHEA, PGME

Director (Corporate) Chief Research & Innovation Officer and Deputy Vice Chancellor, RCSI Office of Research & Innovation, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Ardilaun House, Dublin 2, Ireland
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Biniam Kidane, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
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Jae Y. Kim, MD

Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, CA, USA
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Kazuo Koyanagi, MD, PhD

Associate Professor,Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan
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Chia-Chuan Liu, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery Sun Yat-Sen Cancer Center, Taiwan
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Hiroshi Makino MD, PhD

Department of Surgery, Nippon Medical School, Tama-Nagayama Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
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Christopher R. Morse, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Co-Director, Gastroesophageal Surgery Program, Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, MA, USA
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Alejandro Nieponice MD, PhD

Esophageal Division, Hospital Universitario Fundacion Favaloro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Soji Ozawa, MD, DMSc, FACS

Chairman and Professor, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan
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Jari V. Räsänen, MD, PhD

Department of Esophageal and Thoracic Surgery, Heart and Lung Center, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
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Inderpal (Netu) S. Sarkaria, MD, FACS

Thoracic Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY USA
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Francisco Schlottmann, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Surgery, the Hospital Alemán of Buenos Aires, Argentina Professor of Anatomy and Surgery, the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Sebastian F. Schoppmann, MD

Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery, Upper-GI-Service, Medical University of Vienna, Spitalgasse 23, A-1090 Vienna, Austria
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Yuji Tachimori, MD

Deputy Director, Chief of Cancer Care Center, Department of Surgery, Kawasaki Saiwai Hospital, Kawasaki, Japan
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Sarah K. Thompson, MD, PhD, FRACS, FRCSC

Department of Surgery, Flinders Medical Centre & Flinders University, Bedford Park, SA, Australia
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Abraham Wu, MD

Department of Radiation Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Box 22, New York, NY 10065, USA
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Tomonori Yano

Dr. Yano is currently the Chief, Department of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwa, Japan
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Xuchen Zhang, MD, PhD

Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology, Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
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Bruno Zilberstein MD, PhD, TCBCD, ECBC, FACS

Digestive Surgery Division, Sao Paulo University, Faculty of Medicine

Language Editors

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Jeremy Dean Chapnick

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; United States University Carthage College, Wisconsin, USA (Sept. 2012 to May 2016)
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John Ayric Gray

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (Sept. 2004-June 2009)

Academic Editors

AOE appreciates the support from a strong team of academic editors who help to identify newly published research articles which have great clinical significance and as well as recommend international experts in the field to comment on the new publications. The list of the academic editors is available here: http://www.theaber.com/academicEditorList.