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Thierry Berney, Switzerland

Chief of Division
Division of Transplantation, Department of Surgery
University of Geneva Hospitals

Thierry Berney, MD, MSc is a Professor of Surgery at the University of Geneva School of Medicine and an attending surgeon in the Division of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery at Geneva University Hospitals. He graduated from the University of Geneva School of Medicine in 1987 and specialized in Visceral Surgery in Switzerland. He further specialized in Transplantation Surgery in Brussels, Belgium and Miami, Florida, with a particular interest in islet, pancreas and small bowel transplantation. Since 2002, he is an attending surgeon in Visceral Surgery, with a focus on Pancreatic and Gastro-Intestinal Surgery. He is the head of the Cell Isolation and Transplantation Center, and the director of the Islet and Pancreas Transplant Programs in Geneva University Hospitals, which is one of the most active worldwide. He is a founding member of the Intestinal Transplant Association, and a member of several Surgical and Transplantation Societies. From 2005 to 2011, he has been a Councilor of the International Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (IPITA), and serves as Treasurer of IPITA since 2011. From 2007 to 2013, he has been the founding Chairman of the European Pancreas and Islet Transplantation Association (EPITA). He is the author of more than 200 articles and book chapters.

Sessions chaired by Thierry Berney

When Session Room
13:10 - 14:00
Pre-Congress — Pancreas and Islet Transplantation in the Era of COVID-19 (Part 1) General Session


Committee Role Section
Congress Board / Finance Committee Member