ESVS Congress 2017

Featured Speakers

Honorary Speakers

Dr. Peter Gloviczki
Joe M. and Ruth Roberts Professor of Surgery (Emeritus), Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Prof. Janet Powell

Professor of Vascular Biology & Medicine, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Vicente Riambau
Thorax Institute, Hospital Clinic, University
of Barcelona
Chief of Vascular Surgery Division / Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr Marianne de Maeseneer
Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Vascular Surgeon / Specialized in Phlebology

Prof Bijan Modarai

Senior Lecturer and Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals / Reader in Vascular Surgery at King’s College London, United Kingdom

Prof  A. Ross Naylor
Honorary Professor of Vascular Surgery / Department of Cardiovascular Sciences /
University of Leicester, UK


Prof Dr Isabelle Van Herzeele

(Endo)vascular surgeon and Associate Professor at the Department of Thoracic and Vascular Surgery/ Ghent University Hospital, Belgium


Prof Anders Wanhainen
Professor of Surgery /
Head of the Vascular Surgical Research Group at the Uppsala University / Chief of the Department of Vascular Surgery at Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden


Prof Stefan Acosta
Lund University / Skåne University Hospital
Professor of Vascular Surgery / Senior Consultant

Prof Dr Tankut Akay

Professor in Baskent University Department of Cardiovascular Surgery / Turkish Councillor of ESVS

Prof. Anders Albäck
Helsinki University Hospital
Chief Vascular Surgeon / Department of Vascular Surgery

Prof. Bastos Gonçalves

Auxiliary Professor at the NOVA Medical School, Lisbon, Portugal

Dr Jean Pierre Becquemin
Professor of Vascular Surgery / former Head of the Cardiac and Vascular and Endovascular Department of Henri Mondor Hospital, University Paris Est, France

Dr Varinder Singh Bedi
Vascular Surgeon / Past President of the Vascular Society of India and of WFVS

Prof Martin Björck
Professor of Vascular Surgery / Institution of Surgical Sciences | Department of Vascular Surgery, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden

Prof. Dr Nabil Chafke

Head of the Department of Vascular Surgery and Kidney Transplantation, University Hospital of Strasbourg, France

Dr. Anthony J. Comerota
Adjunct Professor of Surgery, University of Michigan, USA

Dr. Michael Conte
Professor and Chief of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at
the University of California, San Francisco, USA

Dr. Jack Cronenwett
 Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice / Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Professor of Surgery / Past President of the Society for Vascular Surgery 

Dr. Ralph Darling
 Vascular Surgeon, USA / Ex-president of the SVS

Dr. Marco De Carlo
Vice-Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory /
Professor at the School of Specialization in Cardiology of Pisa University, Italy

Dr. Holger Diener

University Heart Center, German Aortic Center, Department of Vascular Medicine , Germany

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Henning Eckstein
Technical University of Munich (TUM), Munich, Germany
Professor for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Ms Anna Eriksson
Registered anesthetic nurse, Skåne University Hospital in Malmö , Sweden

Dr Filipe Fernandes
Clinical Vascular Scientist/Vascular Sonographer at Vascular Laboratory, King’s College Hospital, London / Honorary Lecturer in the Vascular Ultrasound MSc, King’s College London, United Kingdom

Prof Alison Halliday
Professor of Vascular Surgery, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Prof. Stéphan Haulon
Professor of Vascular Surgery /
Chairman of the Aortic centre at Hôpital Marie Lannelongue, Université Paris Sud

Dr Kim Hodgson
Professor and Chairman of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Southern Illinois University / Vice-President of the Society for Vascular Surgery

Dr William Jordan

Professor and Chief / Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Prof. Christine Kumlien
Department of Care science, Malmö University, Sweden / Department of Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Skåne University hospital, Sweden

Mr Tim Lees
Consultant vascular surgeon in Newcastle, UK / Research lead and clinical adviser to the UK NHS abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme

Ms Sarah Lewis
 MD(res) at UCL, United Kingdom 

Prof Dr Jes Lindholt
Professor of Vascular Surgery at Odense University Hospital / Head of the Cardiovascular Centre of Excellence in Southern Denmark (CAVAC)

Dr Michel Makaroun

Co-Director, UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute / Professor and UPMC Chair, Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA / President Elect, Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS)

Dr. Kevin Mani
Uppsala University, Sweden
Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery

Prof. Armando Mansilha
University of Porto / Hospital CUF Porto
Professor of Angiology and Vascular Surgery / Head of the Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery / Secretary General of the Section and Board of Vascular Surgery of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)

Dr Dominick McCabe

Consultant Neurologist / Clinical Associate Professor in Neurology, and Chairperson of the Vascular Neurology Research Foundation, Department of Neurology and Stroke Service, The Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin,

Prof Dr Gabor Menyhei
Professor of Vascular Surgery and Head of the Department  at the University Medical School of Pecs, Hungary / Past President of the Hungarian Society for Angiology and Vascular Surgery

Prof Dr Jean-Baptiste Michel
Vascular Surgeon and  Research Director / Director of the CV Inserm research unit, University Hospital Xavier Bichat for 17 years, France

Dr Joseph L Mills
Professor and Chief of the Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy Division at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, USA / Medical Director, Diabetic Foot and Wound Care Center at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, Houston, USA

Dr. Alberto Muñoz
Associate Professor of Surgery, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota / 
Head Aorta and Vascular Surgery Unit, Clinica Palermo-Clinica Vascular De Bogota / Vascular And Endovascular Surgeon,
Hospital Universitario Fundacion Santafe de Bogota


Prof. Lars Norgren
Emeritus Professor of Surgical Sciences /
former Professor and Chair of Surgery at Örebro University, Sweden


Dr Gustavo Oderich
Professor of Surgery at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine / Consultant and Associate Program Director for Vascular and Endovascular Training Programs of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery


Dr Gerard O’Sullivan
Interventional Radiologist / University College Hospital Galway, Ireland


Prof Dr Jean-Baptiste Ricco

Professor and Head of Vascular Surgery Service / University of Poitiers, Medical School, Poitiers, France


Ms Celia Riga

Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Clinical Senior Lecturer / Unit Training Lead for Vascular Surgery /St Mary’s & Charing Cross Hospitals, Imperial Vascular Unit, Imperial College, UK


Mr Steven K Rogers
Senior Clinical Vascular Scientist and Research Associate / University of Manchester, United Kingdom



Dr Jean Sabatier

Vascular Surgeon / Clinique de l’Europe, Rouen, France / Secretary General of the French Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery


Ms Rebecka Striberger

Outpatient clinic at the Department for Vascular Diseases, Skåne University Hospital in Malmö, Sweden / PhD student at Malmö University


Dr Melina de la Vega
 Consultant / Department of Angiology and Vascular Surgery at the Galdakao-Usansolo Hospital, Bizkaia, Spain


Prof. Maarit Venermo
Professor of Vascular Surgery /
Head of  Department / Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, Finland


Prof. Jos C. Van den Berg
Assoc. Professor of Vascular Surgery, University of Pisa, Italy / Assoc. Professor of Radiology, Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, Switzerland


Prof Hence JM Verhagen
Professor and Chief of Vascular Surgery / Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Mr Mark Welch
Consultant Vascular Surgeon/ University Hospital South Manchester, United Kingdom