By Manuel Pera
Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hospital Universitario del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Enrique Moreno-Gonzalez, the 5th President of the ISDE, is well-known for his wide experience in general and digestive surgery with particular expertise in complex upper gastrointestinal procedures. He was one of the pioneers of esophageal surgery in Spain and one of the first leaders of liver and multivisceral transplantation in the 1980's.
For a long time he served in various ISDE committees as well as in the Editorial Board of Diseases of the Esophagus and was president of the ISDE from 1995-1998. During his presidency, he introduced a number of new initiatives and hosted the 9th ISDE World Congress in Madrid in 2004.
Read Dr. Moreno-Gonzalez' full presidential biography online.
About the Presidential Biography Series
The Presidential Biography Series is being published as part of the celebration for the 40th anniversary of the first ISDE Congress during the upcoming 2020 ISDE Congress in Toronto. We hope you find the series an informative look at the history of the ISDE over the past 40 years.
Giovanni Zaninotto and Neil Gupta
Editors in Chief, Diseases of the Esophagus (DOTE)