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 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 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.

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 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

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).

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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).

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 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 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 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 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.

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.

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.