Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA. Dr. Jonathon Russell is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Baltimore, Maryland and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice between 6-10 years. He is one of 44 doctors at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and one of 50 at Johns Hopkins Hospital who specialize in Otolaryngology (ENT). He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish. He has the most experience in transoral thyroidectomy in the USA.
Raymon Grogan, MD, FACS
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA. Dr. Grogan is an endocrine surgeon at the Michael Debakey Department of Surgery, where he performs operations for thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and endocrine pancreas disease. In addition to being a practicing surgeon he is also the Director of the Endocrine Surgery Research Program that encompasses translational and health services research. He is the founder and Co-PI of the North American Thyroid Cancer Survivorship Study, a longitudinal cohort study that investigates the short and long-term psychosocial effects of a thyroid cancer diagnosis. He is the one who is currently doing TOETVA in the USA.
Quan-Yang Duh, MD, FACS
University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA. Dr. Quan-Yang Duh specializes in surgery to treat tumors of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands, as well as other endocrine and gastrointestinal malignancies. He has a special interest in laparoscopic surgery and minimally invasive endocrine surgery. Duh earned his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco, where he also completed his residency training in surgery and a fellowship in endocrine surgery. He is the past president of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons and the San Francisco Surgical Society, as well as president of the American College of Surgeons (Northern California chapter). Duh has been a professor at UCSF since 1988 and is listed in the publication Best Doctors in America. He is board certified in surgery.
Gustavo Fernandez-Ranvier, MD, FACS
Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA. Dr. Gustavo Fernandez-Ranvier is currently an Assistant Professor in Surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. His areas of specialty and research interests include thyroid and parathyroid disease, adrenal and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors, and minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. He went to Thailand to learn TOETVA from Dr. Anuwong, and how he is doing a lot of TOETVA cases and spreading this technique in the USA.
Jordi Vidal Fortuny, MD
Swiss Medical Network, Switzerland. Dr. Jordi Vidal Fortuny is a Spanish born surgeon, now currently working in Switzerland. He can speaks up to 5 languages such as French, English, Catalan; Valencian, Spanish. He is one of the famous endocrine surgeon who was recognized internationally. Right now he is the first surgeon who currently doing TOETVA in Switzerland with vestibular approach.
Pablo Moreno Llorente, MD
University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Dr. Moreno Llorente is a leading specialist in Endocrine Surgery, to which he has dedicated himself exclusively for more than 20 years. He is an expert in thyroid cancer, pathologies of the thyroid nodule, hyperthyroidism, hyperparathyroidism and adrenal glands. He is currently director of the Endocrine Surgery Institute of the Corachan Clinic and is the section chief of the Endocrine Surgery Unit at the Hospital Universitari de Bellvitge (HUB) since 2007. He was a pioneer in the application of Minimally Invasive Surgery techniques and in the management of thyroid surgery in Spain. He was also the first surgeon who did the transaxillary thyroidectomy and transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy (TOETVA) in Spain.
Hoon Yub Kim, MD, PhD, FACS
Korea University Hospital, South Korea. Associate Professor of Surgery; Department of Breast and Endocrine Surgery. Dr. Hoon Yub Kim is specialized in Endoscopic & Robotic Thyroid Surgery. He is currently doing over 200 cases of the transoral robotic thyroidectomy pre-mandibular technique in real human being. He is also one of the most famous surgeons regarding Intra operative neural monitoring (IONM)
Young Jun Chai, MD, MS
Seoul National University, South Korea. Dr. Young Jun Chai is currently working at Seoul National University Hospital, South Korea. He is an endocrine surgeon, experienced in Robotic Thyroidectomy BABA approach. He can perform the Endoscopic BABA approach and TOETVA. He is one of the experienced surgeon currently doing TOETVA in thyroid cancer and neck dissection.
Juan Pablo Duenas, MD, FACS
CES University, Medellin, Colombia.Dr. Juan Pablo Dueñas is General Surgeon of the CES University, Medellín, Colombia. Endocrine Surgeon of the Hospital Universitario del Mar, Barcelona, Spain. Fellow of the European Board of Surgery – Endocrine Surgery Division. Associate Professor of Surgery at the CES University and Pontificia Universidad Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia. Active Member of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES), Latin American Thyroid Society (LATS) and corresponding member of ESES (European Society of Endocrine Surgeons). Member of the Committee of Endocrine Surgery of the Colombian Society of Surgery (Ascolcirurgia). He currently works at the Instituto de Cancelorogía las Americas (IDC) and Pablo Tobón Uribe Hospital in Medellin, Colombia.
Yoon Woo Koh, MD
Yonsei University, South Korea Dr. Yoon Woo Koh is a pioneer in Robotic Retroauricular Neck Dissection for Thyroid and Head & Neck cancer. He has substantial contribution in developing “Minimally invasive Head & Neck surgery and Thyroid surgery with Retroauricular approach” in particular. He has written over 100 original articles, book chapters regarding endoscopic and robotic Thyroid and Head & Neck surgery. He has the largest experience in the world with Robotic Retroauricular Neck Dissection for Thyroid and Head & Neck cancer. He was also the first surgeon in the world who performed Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy using Davinci SP.
Yu Hsien Chen, MD
Keelung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan Dr. Chen is an endocrine surgeon. He did an international endocrine fellowship with Dr Angkoon and Dr Kim. Now, he specialized in transoral thyroidectomy, both endoscopic and robotic.
Domingo Sampang, MD
Bataan Doctors Hospital and Medical Center, Philippines He is one of the famous minimally invasive surgery surgeon. He went to Thailand to learn TOETVA with Dr. Angkoon. Now he is not only performing TOETVA in the Philippines but He also invented the Transoral Thyroglossal duct cyst surgery, first case in the world. He is now currently perfoming TOETVA with a good number.
Li Hok Nam, MD
Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong Dr Li is one of the famous Head and Neck surgeon, currently working at Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong , Hong Kong. He is very experienced surgeon in head and neck region especially thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He is performing most cases of TOETVA in Hong Kong
Suchart Chantawibul, MD, FRCST
Rajavithi Hospital, Rangsit University, Bangkok, Thailand Professor of Surgery; Department of Surgery, Rajavithi Hospital. He is also the president of Thai Endocrine Surgeons Society (TESS). He was one of the pionner in Endoscopic Thyroidectomy in Thailand and South East Asia. His technique is called ‘4 ports – Transaxillary Endoscopic Thyroidectomy’ which is the largest series in Asia-Pacific Region.
Varut Supanakorn, MD
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. He is one of the most famous Otolaryngologist at Chulalongkorn university hospital. He is now currently perfoming TOETVA with a good number.
Suebwong Chuthapisith, MD, PhD, FRCST
Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand Associate Professor of Surgery; Head-Neck-Breast Division, Department of Surgery, Siriraj Hospital. He is experienced surgeon in head and neck region especially thyroid and parathyroid surgery. He is very famous thyroid surgeon in Thailand.
Angkoon Anuwong, MD, FACS, FRCST
Police General Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand Serve as Police Major in Police General Hospital. He is laparoscopic and endocrine surgery, one of the pioneer in transoral thyroidectomy. He has the largest series in the world of transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach, which has been recently published in 2015. He is also interesting in transoral parathyroidectomy and endoscopic neck surgery.
Thanyawat, Sasanakietkul, MD
Police General Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Thanyawat is an endocrine surgeon. He did an endocrine fellowship at Yale University, USA. He is one of the colleague of Dr. Anuwong. He specialized in thyroid, parathyroid and breast disease. He did around 100+ cases of TOETVA especially in thyroid cancer as well as parathyroid.
Pornpeera Jitpratoom, MD, FRCST
Police General Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand He is a minimally invasive surgeon who is currently performing the transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy with Dr. Angkoon Anuwong.
Khwannara Ketwong, MD, FRCST
Chiangrai Hospital, Thailand She was Dr.Angkoon’s first fellow in minimally Invasive Surgery. She is now working at Chiangrai Hospital and performing transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy vestibular approach in the Northern part of Thailand.
Isariya Jongekkasit, MD, FRCST
Police General Hospital, Thailand She is currently working at as one of Dr.Angkoon’s fellow. She is one of the active surgeons in Thailand who is currently doing the TOETVA.
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