Committees

ISAPS has 10 Standing Committees, 11 Sub-Committees, and 5 Ad Hoc Committees & Focus Groups, with members who support ISAPS in projects and activities across the Board. To view the list of members please click on the relevant Committee below. For PDF version, please click here

Website Committee

Dra. Patricia Gutierrez-ontalvilla (Chair)

Spain

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Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn (Co-Chair)

Thailand

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Mr. Pepe Delgado (Committee Member)

Spain

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Dr. Karishma Kagodu (Committee Member)

India

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Dr. Nora Nugent (Committee Member)

United Kingdom

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Laura Lundy (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Global Survey Editors

Dr. Gianluca Campiglio (Editor)

Italy

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Dr. Arturo Ramírez-montañana (Co-Editor)

Mexico

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Certification Committee

Dr. Ivar Van Heijningen (Chair)

Belgium

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Dr. Apostolos Mandrekas (Co-Chair)

Greece

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Dr. Timothy Brown (Committee Member)

Australia

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Dr. Montserrat Fontbona (Committee Member)

Chile

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Dr. Bouraoui Kotti (Committee Member)

United Arab Emirates

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Dr. Babak Nikoumaram (Committee Member)

Iran

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Dr. Ozan Sozer (Committee Member)

United States

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Laura Lundy (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Visiting Professor Co-Ordinator

Dr. Renato Saltz (Co-Ordinator)

United States

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Social Media Working Group

Mr. Naveen Cavale (Chair)

United Kingdom

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Dr. Giuliano Borille (Committee Member)

Brazil

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Dr. Payman Danielpour (Committee Member)

United States

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Dr. Amir Daryani (Committee Member)

Iran

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Dr. Francesca De Angelis (Committee Member)

Italy

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Dr. André Ferrao Vargas (Committee Member)

Brazil

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Dra. Patricia Gutierrez-ontalvilla (Committee Member)

Spain

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Dr. Nadim Joukhadar (Committee Member)

Canada

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Dr. Juan Esteban Sierra Mejia (Committee Member)

Colombia

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Dr. Fabian Cortiñas (Ex officio)

Argentina

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Gemma Moreno (Ex officio)

Spain

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Mrs. Monica Pucci (Ex officio, boeld communication)

Germany

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Fellowship Program Co-Ordinator

Dr. Maria Wiedner (Co-Ordinator)

Germany

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Education Council

Dr. Ozan Sozer (Education Council Chair)

United States

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Dr. Francisco Bravo (Education Council Vice Chair)

Spain

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Dr. Jamal Jomah (Co-Chair for Middle East)

United Arab Emirates

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Dr. Katarina Andjelkov (Co-Chair for Europe)

Serbia

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Dr. Gregory Evans (Co-Chair for North America)

United States

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Dr. Andre Auersvald (Co-Chair for South America)

Brazil

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Dr. Gerald O'daniel (Journal Club Co-Ordinator)

United States

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Dr. Gustavo Abrile (Chair of Residents' Education)

Argentina

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Dr. Maria Wiedner (Fellowship Co-Ordinator)

Germany

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Dr. Renato Saltz (Visiting Professor Co-Ordinator)

United States

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Dr. Ivar Van Heijningen (Chair of Certification)

Belgium

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Dr. Lina Triana (Ex officio)

Colombia

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Executive Committee

Dr. Lina Triana (President)

Colombia

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Dr. Arturo Ramírez-montañana (President Elect)

Mexico

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Dr. Paraskevas Kontoes (Secretary)

Greece

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Dr. Kai Schlaudraff (Treasurer)

Switzerland

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Dr. Ozan Sozer (Education Council Chair)

United States

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Executive Director, Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for the membership procedures....

Dr. Andre Cervantes (Chair)

Brazil

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Dr. Paraskevas Kontoes (Co-Chair)

Greece

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Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn (Co-Chair)

Thailand

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Prof. Hussein Abulhassan (Committee Member)

Egypt

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Dr. Manoj Khanna (Committee Member)

India

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Dr. Luis Moreno (Committee Member)

Panama

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Mr. Richard Guy (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Dr. Bertha Torres Gomez (Ex officio)

Mexico

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Nominating Committee

Dr. Nazim Cerkes (Chair)

Turkey

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Prof. Foad Nahai (Committee Member)

United States

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Dr. Arturo Ramírez-montañana (Committee Member)

Mexico

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Dr. Renato Saltz (Committee Member)

United States

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Dr. Lina Triana (Committee Member)

Colombia

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Prof. Carlos Uebel (Alternate 1)

Brazil

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Dr. Gustavo Abrile (Alternate 2)

Argentina

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Bylaws Committee

Dr. Ivar Van Heijningen (Chair)

Belgium

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Dr. Nazim Cerkes (Committee Member)

Turkey

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Dr. Kai Kaye (Committee Member)

Spain

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Dr. Reinaldo Kube-leon (Committee Member)

Venezuela

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Dr. Arturo Ramírez-montañana (Committee Member)

Mexico

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Dr. Kai Schlaudraff (Committee Member)

Switzerland

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Communications, Branding, and Public Relations Committee

Dr. Fabian Cortiñas (Chair)

Argentina

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Dr. Gianluca Campiglio (Committee Member)

Italy

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Mr. Naveen Cavale (Committee Member)

United Kingdom

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Dra. Patricia Gutierrez-ontalvilla (Committee Member)

Spain

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Dr. Arturo Ramírez-montañana (Committee Member)

Mexico

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Finance, Investment, and Industry Relations Committee

Dr. Tim Papadopoulos (Chair)

Australia

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Dr. Arturo Ramírez-montañana (Committee Member)

Mexico

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Dr. Kai Schlaudraff (Committee Member)

Switzerland

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Dr. Lina Triana (Committee Member)

Colombia

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Patient Safety Committee

Dr. Montserrat Fontbona (Chair)

Chile

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Dr. Michel Rouif (Co-Chair)

France

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Dr. Fatema Al Subhi (Committee Member)

Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Jaime Anger (Committee Member)

Brazil

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Dr. Joseph Escandón (Committee Member)

United States

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Dr. Mark Jewell (Committee Member)

United States

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Dr. Frank Lista (Committee Member)

Canada

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Dr. Juan Seren (Committee Member)

Argentina

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Journal Operations Committee

Dr. Arturo Ramírez-montañana (Chair)

Mexico

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Dr. Tim Papadopoulos (Committee Member)

Australia

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Dr. Kai Schlaudraff (Committee Member)

Switzerland

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Dr. Lina Triana (Committee Member)

Colombia

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Dr. Bahman Guyuron (Ex officio)

United States

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Corporate Governance and Policy Committee

The purpose of the Corporate Governance and Policy Committee is to advise the Board of Directors to enable it to fulful its legal, ethical, and functional responsibilities, through adequate governance policy development, training programs, monitoring of Board activities, and evaluation of Board members’ performance.

Dr. Ivar Van Heijningen (Chair)

Belgium

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Dr. Fabian Cortiñas (Committee Member)

Argentina

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Dr. Paraskevas Kontoes (Committee Member)

Greece

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Dr. Sanguan Kunaporn (Committee Member)

Thailand

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Dr. Tim Papadopoulos (Committee Member)

Australia

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Dr. Jose Parreira (Committee Member)

Portugal

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Dr. Lina Triana (Committee Member)

Colombia

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Humanitarian Programs Task Force

Dr. Tunc Tiryaki (Chair)

Turkey

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Dr. Rajesh Gawai (Co-Chair)

Bahrain

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Prof. C. Can Cedidi (Committee Member)

Germany

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Dr. Richard Fakin (Committee Member)

Spain

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Dr. Harald Kubiena (Committee Member)

Austria

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Dr. Frank Lista (Committee Member)

Canada

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Dr. Omar Tillo (Committee Member)

United Kingdom

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Dr. Argentina Vidrascu (Committee Member)

Romania

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Dra. Barbara Villanustre (Committee Member)

Argentina

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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Global Accreditation Co-Ordinator (AAAAF)

Dr. Michel Rouif (Co-Ordinator)

France

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Global Alliance Partnership Co-Ordinator

Dr. Lina Triana (Co-Ordinator)

Colombia

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Women Surgeons Committee

Dr. Fatema Al Subhi (Chair)

Saudi Arabia

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Dr. Argentina Vidrascu (Co-Chair)

Romania

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Dr. Lina Awwad (Committee Member)

Germany

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Dra. Myrian De Rosa (Committee Member)

Argentina

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Dr. Aurelie Fabie-boulard (Committee Member)

France

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Prof. Lydia Ferreira (Committee Member)

Brazil

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Prof. Heba Hussein (Committee Member)

Egypt

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Dr. Melinda Lacerna (Committee Member)

United States

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Dr. Luísa Magalhães Ramos (Committee Member)

Portugal

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Dr. Iris Mortagua Brito (Committee Member)

Portugal

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Dr. Lina Triana (Committee Member)

Colombia

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Dra. Barbara Villanustre (Committee Member)

Argentina

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Ms. Sarah Johnson (Ex officio)

United Kingdom

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