European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

ESGE Governing Board

The "motor" of the society, the ESGE Governing Board convenes three times per year. Creating avenues for cooperation with affiliated societies and partners in the industry, the board also oversees individual committees and administers the finances of the society.

  • Thierry Ponchon

    PRESIDENT Thierry Ponchon

    Head of Digestive Diseases Dpt
    E. Herriot Hospital
    69003 Lyon, France
    Tel.: +33.4.7211 0146
    Fax: +33.4.7211 0147

    thierry.ponchon@chu-lyon.fr

  • Mario Dinis-Ribeiro

    PRESIDENT ELECT Mário Dinis-Ribeiro

    Head of department
    Servico de Gastrenterologia
    Instituto Portugues de Oncologia 'Francisco Gentil'
    Rua Dr Antonio Bernardino de Almeida
    4200-072 Porto, Portugal
    Tel.: +351.96.176 0991
    Fax: +351.96.508 4055

    mdinisribeiro@gmail.com

  • Lars Aabakken

    PAST PRESIDENT Lars Aabakken

    Professor of Medicine
    GI Endoscopy Oslo University Hospital Rikshospitalet
    0027 Oslo, Norway

    larsaa@medisin.uio.no

  • Soren Meisner

    SECRETARY GENERAL Søren Meisner

    Consultant Endoscopist
    GastroUnit, dept. of Surgery
    Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev
    DK2730 Herlev, Denmark
    Tel.: +4520117378

    soeren@meisner.biz

  • Helmut Messmann

    TREASURER Helmut Messmann

    III Med. Klinik
    Klinikum Augsburg
    Stenglinstraße 2
    86156 Augsburg
    Germany
    Tel. +49-821-4002 351 Fax +49-821-4003 331

    helmut.messmann@klinikum-augsburg.de

  • Raf Bisschops

    MEMBER SOCIETY COUNCILLOR Raf Bisschops

    University Hospitals Leuven
    Herestraat 49
    3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Tel. +32-16 34 42 25

    rbissc0@gmail.com

  • Ian M. Gralnek

    MEMBER SOCIETY COUNCILLOR Ian M. Gralnek

    Chief, Institute of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
    Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
    Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
    Tel: +972-4-6495545

    ian_gr@clalit.org.il

  • Cesare Hassan

    MEMBER SOCIETY COUNCILLOR Cesare Hassan

    Nuovo Regina Margherita Hospital
    Via Morosini 30
    00153 Rome, Italy
    Tel. +39 33 87 92 22 96

    cesareh@hotmail.com

  • Tomas Hucl

    MEMBER SOCIETY COUNCILLOR /
    EDUCATION COMMITTEE CHAIR Tomas Hucl

    Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    Videnska 9
    14021 Prague, Czech Republic Tel. +42 02 61 36 40 16

    tomas.hucl@ikem.cz

  • Konstantinos Triantafyllou

    MEMBER SOCIETY COUNCILLOR Konstantinos Triantafyllou

    Associate Professor of Gastroenterology
    Head of Hepatogastroenterology Unit
    Attikon University General Hospital
    Athens, Greece
    Tel. +306977402690

    ktriant@med.uoa.gr

  • Marianna Arvanitakis

    INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS COUNCILLOR Marianna Arvanitakis

    Erasme University Hospital
    Department of Gastroenterology
    Route de Lennik 808
    1070 Brussels
    Belgium
    Tel. +32.2555.3712
    Fax +32.2555.4697

    marianna.arvanitaki@erasme.ulb.ac.be

  • Maria Pellisé Urquiza

    INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS COUNCILLOR Maria Pellisé Urquiza

    Hospital Clínic - Gastroenterology Department
    Calle Villarroel, 170
    08036 Barcelona, Spain
    Tel. +34 9322 75513
    Fax +34 9322 79850

    mpellise@clinic.ub.es

  • Rodrigo Jover

    RESEARCH COMMITTEE CHAIR Rodrigo Jover

    Servicio de Medicina Digestiva
    Hospital General Universitario de Alicante
    Calle Pintor Baeza, 12
    03010 Alicante, Spain
    Tel. +36 607 165 995

    rodrigojover@gmail.com

  • Matt Rutter

    QIC COMMITTEE CHAIR Matt Rutter

    Consultant Gastroenterologist
    University Hospital of North Tees
    Hardwick
    TS19 8PE Stockton-on-Tees, UK
    Tel. +44 1642 624557

    matt.rutter@nth.nhs.uk

  • Jeanin van Hooft

    GUIDELINES COMMITTEE CHAIR Jeanin van Hooft

    Academic Medical Center
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    Meibergdreef 9
    1105 AZ Amsterdam
    The Netherlands
    Tel. +31 20 56 67518
    Fax +31-20-691-7033

    J.E.vanHooft@amc.nl

  • Peter D. Siersema

    ENDOSCOPY JOURNAL Peter D. Siersema

    Professor of Endoscopic Gastrointestinal Oncology
    Radboud University Medical Center
    Geert Grooteplein Zuid 10 (route 455)
    Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Tel. +31 654784967