The reviewers of JGO 2019

Posted On 2019-12-24 03:08:17

We appreciate and thank the reviewers of JGO for their tremendous efforts to support and improve our work. Hereby, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to them, which are listed as follows.


João Abrantes

Centro Hospitalar Barreiro Montijo EPE, Barreiro, Portugal


Pietro Achilli

Università degli studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Via Sforza, 35-20122 Milano, Italy


Mohammed Yousef Aldossary

Department of General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery Section, 2nd floor, King Fahad Specialist Hospital-Dammam, Dammam City, Saudi Arabia


Mariam maged Amin

Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Egypt


Fabio Bagante

General and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Verona, School of Medicine, Verona, Italy


Aditi Banerjee

Department of Pediatrics, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


Leandro Barchi

Department of Digestive Surgery, Gastromed Institute, São Paulo, Brazil; Digestive Surgery Division, Department of Gastroenterology, Medical School, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Department of Digestive Surgery, Faculty of Medicine São Leopold Mandic, Campinas, Brazil


Al B. Benson III

Northwestern Univ, Robert H Lurie Comprehens Canc Ctr, 676 N St Clair,Suite 850, Chicago, IL 60611 USA


Andrea Bonetti

Mater Salutis Hosp, Dept Med Oncol, Azienda Sanit Locale 21 Reg Veneto,Via Gianella 1, I-37045 Legnago, Italy


Erkut Borazanci

Translational Genomics Research Institute, Phoenix, AZ, USA


Fred Bosman

Department of Pathology, Lausanne University, Lausanne, Switzerland

Dermot Anthony Burke

School of Medicine, University of Leeds , Leeds , UKDepartment of Colorectal Surgery , St. James's University Hospital , Leeds , UK


Richard A. Burkhart

From the Section of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital; The Pancreatic Cancer Precision Medicine Center of Excellence Program, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA


Hop S. Tran Cao

Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA


Giovanni Capretti

Pancreatic Surgery Unit, Humanitas University, Humanitas Research Hospital, Rozzano, Italy


Sakti Chakrabarti

Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester MN 55905, USA


Sanjay Chaudhri

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust - Leicester General Hospital


Emerson Y. Chen

Division of Hematology Oncology, Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA


Chun-Ru Chien

School of Medicine, College of Medicine, China Medical University, No. 91 Hsueh-Shih Road, North District, Taichung


Minsig Choi

Department of Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, NY 11794, USA


Vladimir Chulanov

Central Research Institute of Epidemiology, Moscow 111123, Russia; I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, Ministry of Health of the Russia, Moscow 119146, Russia


Robert Cleary

Colon and Rectal Surgery, St Joseph Mercy Hospital Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan


HaiHong Cui

Department of Gastroenterology, 305 Hospital of PLA, Beijing, China


Amilcar Sabino Damazo

Post-Graduate Program in Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine (FM), Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), 78060-900, Cuiabá, MT, Brazil; Department of Basic Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine (FM), Federal University of Mato Grosso (UFMT), 78060-900, Cuiabá, MT, Brazil


Jeremy L. Davis

Surgical Oncology Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA


Ahmed Dehal

Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Panorama City, CA


Sirish Dharmapuri

Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, One Gustave L. Levy Place, Box 1079, New York, NY


Carolina Domaica

Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental (IBYME-CONICET), Laboratorio de Fisiopatología de la Inmunidad Innata, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Departamento de Química Biológica, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Ralf Dressel

Institute of Cellular and Molecular Immunology, University Medical Center Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany; DZHK (German Center for Cardiovascular Research), Partner Site Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany


Julien Edeline

Department of Medical Oncology, Cancer Institute Eugène Marquis, Avenue de la Bataille Flandres-Dunkerque, CS 44229, 35042 Rennes cedex, France; University of Rennes 1, 35033 Rennes, France; INSERM, INRA, Univ Rennes 1, Univ Bretagne Loire, Nutrition Metabolism and Cancer (NuMeCan), Rennes, France


Mohamed Yehia Elbarmelgi

General Surgery Department, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt


Marwan Fakih

Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duarte, CA


Helmut Friess

School of Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Department of Surgery, Technical University of Munich, Ismaninger Str. 22, 81675, Munich, Germany


Emmanuel Gabriel

Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 4500 San Pablo Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA


Stylianos Germanos

Surgical Department General University Hospital of Patras, Rio 265 04, Patras, Greece



Toru Goyagi

Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita-City, Akita, Japan


Waqar Haque

Department of Radiation Oncology, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX


Marwa Hassan

Immunology Department, Theodor Bilharz Research Institute, Giza, Egypt


Ji-Hong Hong

Department of Radiation Oncology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou and College of Medicine, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, China


Peter J. Hosein

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, United States


Tony Ibrahim

Medical Oncology Department, Gustave Roussy cancer campus, 114, Rue Edouard Vaillant, 94 800, Villejuif, France


Toshiro Iizuka

Department of Gastroenterology, Toranomon Hospital, 2-2-2 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-8470, Japan


Sadakatsu Ikeda

Center for Personalized Cancer Therapy, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, Moores Cancer Center, La Jolla, CA; Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan


Shinichi Ikuta

Department of Surgery, Meiwa Hospital, Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan


Apurva Jain

Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Unit 426, Houston, TX, 77030, USA


Sung Jin Oh

Department of Surgery, Haeundae Paik Hospital, Inje University College of Medicine, 875 Haeundae-ro, Haeundae-gu, Busan 612-862 (South Korea)


Michalis V. Karamouzis

1Molecular Oncology Unit, Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece

2First Department of Internal Medicine, ‘Laiko’ General Hospital, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece


Adel Kardosh

Hematology and Medical Oncology , Oregon Health & Science University, Portland OR


PM Kasi

Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, United States


Nam Kyu Kim

Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50-1 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul 03722, Korea


JC Kloppers

Surgical and Medical Gastroenterology Units, Departments of Surgery and Medicine, University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty, Groote Schuur Hospital


Tsuyoshi Kobayashi

Department of Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery, Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Science, Hiroshima University, 1-2-3, Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima 734-8551, Japan


Tomohiro Kurokawa

Department of Surgery, IMSUT Hospital, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo 108-8639, Japan


Knut Jørgen Labori

Department for HepatoPancreatoBiliary Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Sognsvannsveien 20, N0027 Oslo, Norway


Wu-Wei Lai

Natl Cheng Kung Univ Hosp, Dept Surg, Tainan


Timmermann Lea

Department of Surgery, Charité University of Medicine Berlin, corporate member of University of Berlin and Berlin Institute of Health, Berlin, Germany


Eun-Ho Lee

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Laboratory for Perioperative Outcome Research, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea


Edmund Leung

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Wye Valley NHS Trust, Hereford, UK


Robert J. Lewandowski

Section of Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, 676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60611, USA


Qingxiang Lin

School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Roswell Park Cancer Institute and University at Buffalo, 285 Pharmacy Building Buffalo, New York


Ted Ling

Department of Radiation Medicine, Loma Linda University Medical Center, 11234 Anderson St., Loma Linda, CA, 92354, USA


Alexander Link

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Infectious Diseases, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany


Jonathan M. Loree

Department of Medical Oncology, BC Cancer, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada


Nikolaos Machairas

Department of Surgery, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical School, Athens, Greece


Giulia Malaguarnera

Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Science, Via Santa Sofia, 78, University of Catania, Catania, 95123, Italy


Georgios A. Margonis

Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


Katharina Marsoner

Department of General Surgery, Medical University of Graz, Auenbruggerplatz 29, A-8036 Graz, Austria


Carlos Augusto Real Martinez

Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Rua Tessália Vieira de Camargo, No. 126, Cidade Universitária “Zeferino Vaz”, 13083-887 Campinas, SP, Brazil


Miriam Martini

Department of Molecular Biotechnology and Health Sciences, University of Torino, Turin, Torino, Italy


Sara Massironi

Gastroenterology and Endoscopy UnitFondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy


M Mizandari

Department of Radiology, Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU), Tbilisi, Georgia


Fuyuhiko Motoi

Department of Surgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku, Sendai, 980-8574, Japan

Yukiya Narita

Department of Clinical Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya, Japan


Felix Nickel

Department of General, Visceral, and Transplantation Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, Heidelberg, Germany


Sachiyo Nomura

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8655 Japan


Joost J. Oppenheim

Cancer Inflammation Program, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD 21702, USA


Fabrizio Panaro

Division of HBP Surgery and Transplantation (A), Department of Surgery, Hôpital Saint Eloi, CHU-Montpellier, 80 Av. Augustin Fliche, 34295, Montpellier, France


Renata D'Alpino Peixoto

Oncology Service, Nove de Julho University, São Paulo, SP, Brazil


Marcos Vinicius Perini

Austin Health, Department of Surgery, University of Melbourne, 145 Studley Road, Level 8, Heidelberg, VIC 3084, Australia


Federico Pinero

Hepatology and Liver Transplant Unit, Hospital Universitario Austral, Av. Presidente Perón 1500, B1629HJ Pilar, Buenos Aires, Argentina


Lana C. Pinto

Division of Endocrinology, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Ramiro Barcelos St, 2350, Prédio 12, 4th floor, ZIP 90035-903 Porto Alegre, Brazil


Katherine L. Pogue-Geile

NSABP/NRG Oncology, Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America


Ramesh Pothuraju

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE USA


Ankur Pruthi

Department of Nuclear Medicine & PET/CT, Mahajan Imaging Centre, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital & Research Centre, Rajendra Nagar, New Delhi-110060, INDIA



Vito Racanelli

Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Unit of Internal Medicine, University of Bari Medical School, 70124 Bari, Italy


Lakshmi Rajdev

Department of Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY


Elena Rangelova

Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge, K42, Hälsovägen 1, SE-14186 Stockholm, Sweden


Ayman Rasmy

Medical Oncology- Zagazig University- Zagazig- Egypt; Medical Oncology- King Saud Medical City- Riyadh- Saudi Arabia


Jaroslaw Regula

Department of Gastroenterological Oncology, Institute of Oncology, Roentgen Street 5, Warsaw 02-781, Poland


Gloria Ribas

Univ Valencia, Hematol & Med Oncol Unit, Biomed Res Inst INCLIVA, Valencia 46010, Spain


Rachel P. Riechelmann

Department of Clinical Oncology, AC Camargo Cancer Center, Sao Paulo 01509-900, Brazil


Jane E. Rogers

U.T. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


Bård I. Røsok

Section for HPB Surgery, Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway


Martin Rutegard

Department of Surgery and Perioperative Sciences, Surgery, Umeå University, 901 85 Umeå, Sweden


Vaibhav Sahai

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


Josefina Sánchez-López

División de Genética, Centro de Investigación Biomédica de Occidente, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Sierra Mojada N. 800, Col. Independencia, C. P. 44340, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México


Joerg Schrader

Department of Medicine - Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany



Maheswari Senthil

Division of Surgical Oncology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, USA


Hanna Seppänen

Department of Surgery Helsinki University Hospital University of Helsinki P.O. Box 263 00029 HUS


Ali Shamseddine

American University of Beirut Medical Center


Ashwin Shinde

Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope National Cancer Center, Duarte, California


Seiji Shiota

Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas


Terence Tai-Weng Sio

Assistant professor in radiation oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA


Constantinos T. Sofocleous

Department of Interventional Radiology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave, Rm H118, New York, NY 10065, USA


Christoph Springfeld

Heidelberg University Hospital, National Center for Tumor Diseases, Department of Medical Oncology, Heidelberg, Germany


Ker Kan Tan

National University of Singapore


Shihori Tanabe

Division of Risk Assessment, National Institute of Health Sciences, Tokyo 158-8501, Japan


René Thieme

Department of Visceral, Transplant, Thoracic and Vascular SurgeryUniversity Medical Center LeipzigLeipzig, Germany


Ezequiel Tolosa

Center for Cellular and Molecular Biology, CEBICEM-IIBYT (UNC-CONICET), National University of Córdoba, Av. Vélez Sarsfield 1611, 5016 Córdoba, Argentina; Schulze Center for Novel Therapeutics, División of Oncology Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA


Ribeiro Ulysses Jr

Departamento de Gastroenterologia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, Brasil

Veronika Vymetalkova

1Institute of Experimental Medicine of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Videnska 1083, 142 00 Prague, Czech Republic.

2Institute of Biology and Medical Genetics, 1st Medical Faculty, Charles University, Albertov 4, 128 00 Prague, Czech Republic.

3Biomedical Centre, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen, Charles University in Prague, 323 00 Pilsen, Czech Republic


J. S. Williamson

Department of Colorectal Surgery, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK


Changhoon Yoo

Department of Oncology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul 05505, Korea


Stefania Chetcuti Zammit

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Academic Department of Gastroenterology, Sheffield, England


Yu Zhu

Department of Pathology, Stanford University


Teo Nan Zun

FRCS (Edingburgh), MMED Surgery (Singapore), MRCS (Glasgow), MBBS National University of Singapore


Sebastian Zundler

Department of Medicine 1, University Hospital Erlangen, Ulmenweg 18, 91054 Erlangen, Germany