Dr Suzanne Gisbertz

Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Suzanne Gisbertz finished medical school at the AMC, University of Amsterdam in 2002. She did her surgical training at UMCU, Utrecht University and St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein until 2010 and her advanced gastro-intestinal and minimally invasive surgical training at VUmc, Amsterdam until 2012. She got her doctorate (PhD) in 2009. She is currently a consultant upper-GI surgeon and principal investigator at the Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam. She has been proctoring minimally invasive esophagectomies and gastrectomies at different centers in the Netherlands and abroad. Her main research topics are lymph node metastases and extent of lymphadenectomy in esophageal and gastric cancer, minimally invasive upper GI surgery and postoperative outcome, quality of life following upper GI surgery and surgical techniques (e.g. omentectomy vs omentumpreservation in gastrectomy, transhiatal versus transthoracic esophagectomy). She is board member of the Dutch Society for Gastro-Intestinal Surgery (NVGIC) and of the European Society for Diseases of the Esophagus (ESDE). She is also a member of several other committees and guideline committees, both nationally and internationally. The following visitors are also confirmed to participate; however, their photos and bios are yet to be received. Details will be provided once available.