• Ralph A. Schmid

  • Franca Melfi

  • Gavin M. Wright

  • Randall Wolf

  • Malcolm J Underwood

  • Rakesh M. Suri

  • Hans-Joachim Schäfers

  • René Horsleben Petersen

  • Patrick Perier

  • Paul Modi

  • Martin Misfeld

  • George Matalanis

  • Emmanuel Lansac

  • Nicholas T. Kouchoukos

  • Michael J. Jacobs

  • Jianxing He

  • Henrik J. Hansen

  • Dominique Gossot

  • Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

  • Marco Di Eusanio

  • Todd Demmy

  • Roberto Chiesa

  • Jin-Shing Chen

  • Joe Y Chang

  • Joseph Bavaria

  • Tohru Asai

  • Tristan D. Yan

  • Michael Borger

  • Ralph J. Damiano

  • Bernard Park

  • Eric Roselli

Expert introduction

Dr. Henri R. Ford is a Haitian-born pediatric surgeon who maintains close ties with his native country. In 2010 he traveled to Haiti after the earthquake to provide surgical care to children injured in the catastrophe. Since then, Dr. Ford has returned to Haiti regularly to provide medical care to its residents.

Expert introduction

Dr. Jun Nakajima is a vice-director of The University of Tokyo Hospital, and Professor of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine in Tokyo Japan. He is also the chief of the Department of Thoracic Surgery of the University of Tokyo Hospital. Dr. Nakajima earned his MD from The University of Tokyo in 1982, and PhD from The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine in 1992, and he became a certified thoracic surgeon in Japan after residency of The University of Tokyo Hospital and other associate hospitals. Dr. Nakajima has performed thoracoscopic surgery since 1993, and he published many articles on clinical studies of thoracoscopic surgeries for thoracic malignant diseases. After he became the chief of the thoracic surgery in The University of Tokyo Hospital, He established lung transplantation program, and he and his colleagues performed the first lung transplantation in Tokyo in 2015. He is an executive council of Asian Society for Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery (ASCVTS), and he is working as a member of American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) and European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery (EACTS).