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Executive Committee

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Officers
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President

Manuel Lopez, M.D., Ph.D., H.D.R.

Head of Department of Pediatric Surgery & Urology  

Head of Vall d’Hebron Research Institute (VHIR) Laboratory: CIBBIM-Nanomedicine Bioengineering, Cell therapy and Surgery in Congenital malformation. 

University Hospital of Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, Spain


Professor

University Autonoma of Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain 

Secretary

Marcelo Martinez-Ferro, M.D.

 

Chief - Department of Surgery

Fundaçion Hospitalaria Hospital

Buenos, Aires, Argentina

Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

CEMIC University

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President - Elect

Dawn Jaroszewski, M.D., M.B.A, F.A.C.S.

Professor of Surgery & Chair, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Director of Thoracic Oncology and Chest Wall Program

Mayo Clinic

Phoenix, Arizona

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Past President

Professor José Ribas Milanez de Campos, M.D.

 

Prof. Livre Docente da Discipline of Thoracic Surgery Hospital das Clinicas

Faculty of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein

Retaguarda da Cirurgia Tórácica, Sao Paulo - Brazil

Chairperson - ESTS Chest Wall Working Group

Committee Members
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Gastón Bellia-Munzón, M.D.

Surgeon, Pediatric Thoracic and Airway 

Chief of the Surgical Department 

Pedro de Elizalde Children's Hospital

Director of Clinica mi Pectus

Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Rebeccah L Brown, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.A.A.P.

 

Professor of Clinical Surgery and Pediatrics

Co-Director of Chest Wall Center

Associate Director of Trauma Services

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

Cincinnati, Ohio

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Sjoerd de Beer, M.D.

Pediatric Surgeon

Dept of Pediatric Surgery

Emma Children’s Hospital

Amsterdam UMC, The Netherlands

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Erik R. de Loos M.D., Ph.D.

 

Vice-Chair, Department of General Surgery Training

Chair, Department of Thoracic Surgery Training

Zuyderland Medical Center 

Heerlen, The Netherlands

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Website/Social Media Committee

Chairperson

Caroline Fortmann, M.D.

 

Pediatric Surgeon

Hannover Medical School

Hannover, Germany

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Treasurer

Frank-Martin Haecker, M.D., FEAPU

Professor of Pediatric Surgery (University of Basel)

Consultant, Department of Pediatric Surgery

Head of the Chest Wall Unit

Children’s Hospital of Eastern Switzerland, St. Gallen, Switzerland

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Scientific Committee Chairperson

Andre Hebra, M.D.

Director, Pediatric Surgical Services

Golisano Children’s Hospital

Fort Myers, Florida

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Pectus for Women Committee Chairperson

Website/Social Media Committee

Co-Chairperson

Maira Kalil, M.D.

Thoracic Surgeon 

Santa Izabel Hospital 

Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

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Tunc Laçin, M.D.

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Sungsoo Lee, M.D., Ph.D.


Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular surgery
Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Yonsei University College of Medicine, Gangnam Severance Hospital

Seoul, South Korea

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Membership Committee Chairperson

Guidelines Committee Chairperson

Lisa McMahon, M.D.

 

Pediatric Surgeon

Director of Chest Wall Clinic

Phoenix Childrens' Hospital

Phoenix, Arizona

Sadashige Uemura, M.D.

Professor and Department Head

Division of Chest Wall Surgery

Nishinomiya Watanabe Cardiovascular Center

Nishinomiya, Japan

Database Committee Chairperson

Hans van Veer, M.D.

Thoracic Surgery

Joint Clinic Head

University Hospitals Leuven

Leuven, Belgium

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Robert Obermeyer, M.D.

Co-Director of Nuss Center for Chest Wall Treatment

Surgeon-in-Chief

Vice President for Surgical Affairs

Medical Director of Children’s Surgery

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

 

Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, Virginia

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Pieter van Huijstee, M.D.

Trauma and General Thoracic Surgeon
Haga Ziekenhuis The Hague

Netherlands

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Professor Mustafa Yuksel, M.D.

Emeritus Professor

Marmara University Medical School

Istanbul, Turkey


Lecturer - Demiroglu Bilim University Medical School İstanbul

Istanbul, Turkey

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2023 Executive Board
Istanbul
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