Prof. Michel Adamina

Head of the Colorectal Surgery, Winterthur, Switzerland.

Michel Adamina is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Basel and Chief of Colorectal Surgery in Winterthur, one of the largest specialized units in Switzerland. He trained in colorectal surgery in Toronto and Cleveland, graduated in Clinical Epidemiology at the University of Toronto, and holds an MBA from the University of St. Gallen. He is the President of the Swiss Peritoneal Cancer Group, past president of the Swiss association for Minimally Invasive Surgery, and he chaired the Surgeons of the European Crohn and Colitis Organisation (ECCO), of which he now is a member of the Guidelines Committee, reflecting his expertise in the care of oncologic and IBD patients. He has organized the European Colorectal Congress of St.Gallen since 2010. He is the Central representative of the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) and a member of the ESCP programme committee. Prof. Adamina was elected a member of the European Surgical Association (ESA). He is a founding Faculty Member of the Swiss Biodesign programme taught in collaboration with the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) & Stanford University. Prof. Michel Adamina has published more than 130 peer-reviewed papers, numerous didactic videos, and book chapters covering the full breadth and depth of colorectal and pelvic surgery.