Bruno Zilberstein, MD, PhD, FACS

Department of Gastroenterology, University of São Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil

Prof. Bruno Zilberstein serves as Chief and Director of the Gastrointestinal Surgical Division of the Department of Gastroenterology, University of São Paulo School of Medicine; Full professor of the Digestive Surgery and Coloproctology Department of the Sao Leopoldo Mandic School of Medicine and Director of Upper GI Oncological Surgical Divison of the Beneficeincia Portuguesa Hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

He obtained his medical degree at University of São Paulo where he also completed his residency. At the same University he completed his mastership and PhD. His researches focused on upper GI surgery, especially on minimally invasive surgery. He has joined many national and international societies. He was the President of the International Gastric Cancer Association, Brazilian Gastric Cancer Association, Brazilian College of Digestive Surgery. He is still an active member of the International Society of Surgery serving as the vice-president of the International Society of Digestive Surgery.