Faculty


Faculty

AUSTRALIA
Dr Gerard Goh

Interventional Radiologist at the Alfred Hospital, Melbourne and Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. President of the Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia, Council Member and Examiner for the European Board of Interventional Radiology (EBIR) for CIRSE, Chief Examiner EBIR Australia/New Zealand and Executive Committee member APSCVIR.

Prof Dr Liz Kenny

Dr. Kenny has served on the International Relations Committee of the European Society of Radiology and the International Advisory Board of the Radiological Society of North America. She has also been invited to become a member of the QUESTRO project for ESTRO – the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology. She has been a guest visitor to ASTRO (American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology) on two occasions and a member of the International Affairs Committee to the American Society of Clinical Oncology. From 2005 to 2007, Dr Kenny has been President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR), with which she has been involved since attaining fellowship.

CAMBODIA
Dr Chandy Chea

Dr CHEA Chandy is Diagnostic and Interventional radiologist at Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital, and visiting interventional radiologist at Royal Phnom Penh Hospital and at Hebron Medical Center, Cambodia. He serves as Secretary General of Cambodian Association of Radiology (CAR). He is the first interventional radiologist in the country. He is credited for establishing and promoting interventional radiology service in Cambodia.

CHINA
Prof Dr Cheng-Li Li

Professor, Director of lnterventional MRI Division of Shandong Medical Imaging Research Institute, Shandong University, China, Chair of lnterventional MRI Committee of China Strategic Alliance of Technology, Innovation for Minimally Invasive Tumor Therapy

Prof Dr Ren Jie Yang

Professor, Chief Physician, Intervention Dept., Beijing Cancer Hospital, China. President of Asia-Pacific Society of lnterventional Oncology (APSIO)

Prof Dr Hai-Dong Zhu

Professor Dr Hai-Dong Zhu is a Radiologist from Center of Interventional Radiology and Vascular Surgery, Department of Radiology, Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University

Prof Dr Ping Liang

Chairman of Dept. of Interventional Ultrasound of Chinese PLA General Hospital; M.D., Chief physician, tutor of doctor; Recipient of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars; Designate Chairman of Ultrasonic Committee of Chinese Medical Association.

Prof Dr Ying-hua Zou

Dr Zou is Professor and Chairman of Department of Interventional Radiology and Vascular Surgery of Peking University First Hospital. He is an recognized expert in Interventional Oncology and served as Vice chairman of Chinese College of Interventionalists, Chairman of Interventional Oncology Society of Chinese Anticancer Association and Chief Editor of Chinese Journal of Interventional Imaging and Therapy.

Prof Dr Fu-Jun Zhang

Fu-Jun Zhang, Chairman of Committee of Minimally Invasive Therapy in Oncology, Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and Committee of Radical seeds Therapy in Oncology, Chinese Anti-Cancer Association. He is good at a variety of minimally invasive and interventional procedures, and devoted his life to the minimally invasive and interventional radiology, especially in promoting and standardizing the development of 125I brachytherapy in China.

Prof Dr Gao-Jun Teng

Prof Dr Gao-Jun Teng is a the Chair of Department of IR and Vascular Surgery, and President of Zhongda Hospital, Southeast University in Nanjing, China. Prof Dr Teng has been an Interventional Radiologist since 1987. He is an active academic Interventional Radiologist and involved in most fields of IR including Interventional Oncology, Vascular Interventions, and Non-vascular Interventions. He has developed several novel IR techniques and devices, and published more than 300 publications including Lancet Oncology, Radiology, J Hepatology.

FRANCE
Prof Dr Afshin Gangi

Professor Afshin Gangi MD PhD is an invited professor at Kings College London and the Chief of Interventional Radiology at the University Hospital Strasbourg France. He trained in Reims and Strasbourg and has held his chair in Strasbourg Since 2000. He is part of the CNRS (Centre national de la recherche scientifique) and has twice won the “Victoire de la Médecine” in 2009 and 2010 France. He has published 188 papers and has 40 book contributions. He has delivered 430 lectures or scientific papers.

Dr Jean Palussière

Dr Jean Palussière is a Interventional Radiologist in Institut Bergonié Bordeaux France, a french center against cancer. Dr Palussière is a full time IR, he is involved in thermal ablation in particular on lung, bone and breast tumors, bone procedures (cementoplasties and screwing) and vascular procedures (chemo-embolization). He is a member of a research laboratory (IMOTION) Bordeaux University dedicated to new image guided technology/treatments in oncology, he participates to a HIFU program.

HONG KONG
Prof Dr Simon Yu

Professor Simon Yu has developed techniques for percutaneous biopsy, abscess drainage, intracranial stenting, and carotid stenting. He has invented a needle for abscess drainage, invented a technique for porto-systemic shunt, and a technique for preventing non-target ischemic complications in prostate artery embolization. He has studied extensively the treatment transarterial ethanol ablation and established its role in treating hepatocellular carcinoma.

Dr Danny Cho

Dr Cho graduated from the University of Hong Kong and is currently the Chief of Service in the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong. He is the President of Hong Kong Society of Interventional Radiologist and Executive Council Member of Asia Pacific Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology (APSCVIR).

INDIA
Prof Dr Sanjiv Sharma

Professor Dr. Sanjiv Sharma is the head of the department of Cardiovascular Radiology & Endovascular Interventions at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.

INDONESIA
Dr Firman Sitanggang

Dr Firman Sitanggang is the President of Indonesian Society of Interventional Radiology. The primary goal of ISIR is to contribute actively to the development of interventional radiology not only in our country but beyond. Together we can expand interventional radiology knowledge and experience through scientific meeting and workshop just like APCIO 2019.

JAPAN
Prof Dr Shiro Miyayama

Dr. Miyayama is a diagnostic and interventional radiologist. He is a department head of Diagnostic Radiology, Fukuiken Saiseikai Hospital, Fukui, Japan. He is majoring in abdominal imaging and TACE for hepatocellular carcinoma.

Prof Dr Shinichi Hori

Interventional Radiologist; Director of Institute for Image Guided Therapy, Osaka, Japan
Shinichi is recognized as the founder of Institute for Image Guided Therapy and conducting more than 1200 cases of interventional oncology procedures per year. He is also the inventor of Hepasphere from Merit Medical Systems, Inc.

Prof Dr Masatoshi Tanaka

Dr Masatoshi Tanaka dedicated his medical carriers for a diagnosis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) including ablation therapy, an intravascular treatment and a systemic chemotherapy for 30 years. He is now a director of Hepatology and Clinical Research Center, Yokokura hospital, Japan, since 2012, and he also organized 2nd Asian conference on Tumor Ablation (ACTA) meeting in 2015, Fukuoka, Japan, and also an advisory member of Asian Society of Tumor Ablation.

Prof Dr Yasuaki Arai

Yasuaki Arai, MD, Chairman of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at and Director of the National Cancer Center Hospital

Prof Dr Shuichiro Shiina

Professor Shiina is a Professor in Department of Gastroenterological Imaging and Interventional Oncology in Juntendo University, Japan.

Prof Dr Toshihiro Tanaka

Dr Tanaka is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Nara Medical University under Prof. Kimihiko Kichikawwa. From 1998 to 2000, he had been in Aichi Cancer Center, Nagoya as a Resident under Prof. Yasuaki Arai. From 2009 to 2011, he had been in RWTH Aachen Uni

Dr Norshazrina Sulaiman

Dr Shazrina is chief radiation oncologist at Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center, the world’s first institution that offers both proton and carbon-ion therapy. She obtained her doctorate in radiation oncology at Kobe University. She received certified clinical and research training from MD Anderson Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School. Her specialty is proton and carbon-ion therapy and she is an expert in advanced radiotherapy such as SRS/SBRT, IMRT, IGRT and IGBT.

KOREA
Prof Dr Jinsil Seong

Professor Seong currently works at Department of Radiation Oncology, Yonsei University, Korea. She hosted 2018 annual congress of Asia Pacific Primary Liver Cancer Expert (APPLE) Association. She is current secretary general and a president-elect of APPLE starting from 2019.She’s done a total of 163 invited talks, 9 book chapter writing, and 179 SCI-listed papers.

Prof Dr Jin-Wook Chung

Current Position: Professor and chairman, department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital
President of Korean Society of Interventional Radiology

MALAYSIA
Prof Dr Chong-Kin Liam

Professor Dr. Chong-Kin Liam, is a Professor of Medicine and Pulmonologist working at the University Malaya Medical Centre/Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

He heads the Lung Cancer Assembly of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology. His clinical and research interests include novel molecular targeted therapies and immunotherapy for lung cancer. He has published 158 scientific papers in peer-reviewed medical journals.

Prof Dr Yong-Kek Pang

Associate Prof Dr Pang Yong Kek is currently a lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine,
University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, He is also a senior consultant respiratory physician
at the University Malaya Medical Centre - which is a teaching hospital affiliated to the Faculty of
Medicine. He started his career in the Ministry of Health and had worked in various hospitals
before crossing over to the University in 2002. He has a wide range of research interest, which
includes lung infections (especially tuberculosis), obstructive airway disease, interstitial lung
disease and lung cancer. He is very active in continuous medical education and had been
invited to speak on various respiratory disorders in many conferences nationwide, and in the
Asia Pacific region. He has been an active member of several professional societies. One of these is the
Malaysian Thoracic Society, where he is the current President. Besides, he is also a member of
the Lung Foundation of Malaysia’s trustee board.

MONGOLIA
Dr Erdenebulgan Ebu

Dr ERDENEBULGAN Batmunkh is a diagnostic and oncological interventional radiologist. He is the President of the Mongolian Society of Interventional Radiology and Chief of Radiology center of second state central hospital, Mongolia. He has good experiences for abdominal interventional radiology and minimal invasive image guided treatment in Mongolia.

NEPAL
Dr Amrit Koirala

Dr Koirala is a Diagnostic and Interventional Radiologist mainly focusing on Interventional Oncology. He is the program director of the Interventional Oncology Unit at Nepal Cancer Hospital and Research Center and Lecturer/Interventional Radiologist at Patan Academy of Health Sciences. He has been instrumental in promoting and establishing Interventional Oncology as a fourth pillar in cancer care in Nepal. He is credited for introducing Microwave Ablation and starting Interventional Oncology outpatient clinic for the first time in Nepal.

SINGAPORE
Dr Terence Teo

Dr Terence Teo is currently Consultant Radiologist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He was previously Consultant Radiologist at Singapore General Hospital, where he was also Deputy Director, Interventional Radiology Centre. Dr Teo has published in both regional and international journals, and was actively involved in research. Dr Teo is currently the Secretary of the CVIR Subsection, Singapore Radiological Society and an EXCO member, APSCVIR.

Assoc Prof Dr Pua Uei

Dr Pua Uei is a fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE), the Royal College of Radiologists (United Kingdom), the Academy of Medicine, Singapore, and is the immediate past president of the Singapore Radiological Society. He is a founding and board member of the Society of Interventional Oncology (SIO), board member of the Asian Society of Tumor Ablation (ACTA) and executive council member of the Asian-Oceania Society of Radiology (AOSR).

Dr Peter Goh

Dr Peter Goh Yu Tang is currently the Clinical Director for the Department of Radiology Mount Elizabeth Hospital, Singapore. He is a senior consultant in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. His main interests are Interventional Oncology, Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair and Musculo-skeletal intervention.

Dr Teo Ngee

Dr Teo Ngee is an interventional radiologist in private practice with special interest in lower limb angiogram and angioplasty and spinal intervention, particularly cervical epidural and sacroplasty. He loves to reduce risk to dangerous procedures and to skive off work where possible. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been very successful in either. He received the Singapore National Day award for frontline work in SARS almost 20 years ago.

Dr Tang Shin Yi

Shin Yi did her PhD in National University of Singapore and Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN, A*STAR). Her PhD project is about Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)-derived Immune Cells for Cancer Immunotherapy. Currently, she is working in Tessa Therapeutics, a clinical-stage cancer immunotherapy company, as a Scientist.

TAIWAN
Prof Dr Yu-Fan Cheng

Yu Fan Cheng is the Professor of the Department of Radiology and Liver Transplantation Center at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital. He is the pioneer in liver cancer treatment, transplantation and interventional radiology in Taiwan. He has published more than 300 scientific articles and has lectured in nearly 100 international congresses.

THAILAND
Dr Linda Brown

Dr Linda Brown is a diagnostic radiologist, specializing in the abdomen and gastrointestinal system. She completed her diagnostic radiology training in Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand in 1992. After completion her training in Thailand, Dr Brown spent 3 years to further her training in the field of abdominal and GI radiology at the Department of Radiologic Pathology, AFIP, Washington, DC; and at the University of Maryland Medical System, USA. Currently her main clinical focus is in MRI of the liver, CT Colonography and Oncologic Imaging. Dr Brown is the major author and editor of 3 medical text books, and has over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.

Dr Akkawat Janchai

Most of the time in my career, I have been working in Interventional Radiology. I have the good opportunity to participate in initiation of TIPS procedure in Thailand and Endovascular interventions in King chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital.

Dr Kittipitch Bannangkoon

Dr Kittipitch has worked as a full-time staff doctor at the Interventional Radiology Unit in Songklanagarind Hospital. Not only does he serve as an academic staff member, but also plays an important role as the pioneer of the Interventional Oncology in Thailand. He has introduced some techniques for better treatment in oncologic patients, such as superselective TACE, calibrated-sized DEB-TACE, and navigation guidance software in Thailand.

Dr Nutcha Pinjaroen

Dr Nutcha Pinjaroen graduated radiology residency training from Chulalongkorn University faculty, Bangkok, Thailand and joined the faculty in 2007. She persued Interventional Oncology fellowship training at Oregon Heath & Science University (OHSU), USA. After completing her fellowship in 2012, she came back to be an attending IR. Dr. Nutcha’s main interests have been transarterial and percutaneous treatments such as RFA, MWA, TACE, PVE and SIRT for HCC and other malignancies.

Dr Somrach Thamtorawat

Passionate and active IR with 10 years of experience and proven skill in Interventional Oncology such as Percutaneous Biopsy, TACE, SIRT, Radiofrequency Ablation, Microwave Ablation, Irreversible Electroporation. Now, he works as clinical instructor at Siriraj Hospital, one of the biggest medical school in Thailand. He take up the position of scientific chair of TSVIR (Thai Society of Vascular Interventional Radiology) in 2019.

UNITED KINGDOM
Prof Dr Andreas Adam

Andreas Adam is Professor of Interventional Radiology at the University of London. His research work in interventional oncology has shaped clinical practice internationally. Professor Adam has held the presidencies of eight national and international societies, including the Royal College of Radiologists and the European Society of Radiology.

Prof Dr Tze Min Wah

Prof Wah is a senior consultant interventional radiologist with specialist interest in both imaging and interventional oncology treatments. Interventional Oncology (IO) is an emerging clinical discipline and beginning to establish as the 4th pillar of cancer care alongside surgical, radiation and medical oncology. Since 2003, she has led and developed the IO programme at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) using various technologies e.g. radiofrequency (RFA), microwave ablation (MWA), cryoablation (CRYO) and irreversible electroporation (IRE) for a range of cancers such as liver, lung, renal, pancreas, adrenal, spleen etc.

UNITED STATES
Prof Dr David C. Madoff

Dr Madoff is Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. He is an internationally-recognized expert in Interventional Oncology and served as Program Chair for WCIO 2018. He has authored over 140 scientific articles, written more than 30 book chapters, served as co-editor of four major textbooks and served as Deputy Editor for Radiology and JVIR.

Prof Dr William S. Rilling

William S. Rilling, MD FSIR is Professor of Radiology and Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr Rilling has served on the Executive Council for the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), and the Board of Directors for both World Congress of Interventional Oncology (WCIO) and SIR Foundation. As Education councilor for SIR, he co-directed the first three professional education meetings dedicated to Interventional Oncology beginning in 2002. He has also served as annual meeting chair for both SIR and WCIO.