Journal of Surgery and Operative Care

Editorial Board Member - JSOC

Jimmy SO

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University Health System

Dr Jimmy So is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Senior Consultant Surgeon and Director, Upper GI Surgery Service & Center for Obesity Management and Surgery, University Surgical Cluster, National University Hospital (NUH) and Head, Upper GI Tumour Group, National University Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS). Dr. So received his surgical training in National University Hospital, Singapore, and underwent a fellowship training in surgical endoscopy at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

Dr Jimmy So’s special interests are in gastroesophageal cancer, minimally invasive surgery, GI endoscopy, surgery for obesity and diabetes mellitus. He has published over 85 peer reviewed scientific papers and received many research grants for his research work on these topics. His research work received a Gold award at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Healthcare Group of Singapore in 2008, and Poster of Distinction at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, 2010. He was invited to give lectures at scientific meetings of International Gastric Cancer Association (IGCA), Japanese Gastric Cancer Association (JGCA), Korean Gastric Cancer Association, and, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery.  He served as editor for Journal of Gastric Cancer, and peer reviewer for many journals including British Journal of Surgery and Surgical Endoscopy. He was the founding chairman of the 1st Asia Pacific Gastroesophageal Cancer Congress in 2006.

Other Editorial Board Members - JSOC

Akira Sasaki

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Iwate Medical University School of Medicine


Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
University of Vermont College of Medicine
United States

Liang-Shun Wang

Graduate Institute of clinical medicine
Taipei Medical University

Fernando A. Herrera

Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Medical University of South Carolina
United States

Jorge Cerezal Garrido

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Medical school of the University Miguel Hernandez

Guirong Wang

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
SUNY Upstate Medical University
United States

Domenico Rubello

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Centre
Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital

Nicola Balato

Associate Professor
Department of Dermatology
School of Medicine
University of Naples Federico II

Peter Schemmer

Department of General -, Visceral- and Transplant Surgery
University Hospital of Heidelberg

Gregory Kouraklis

Professor of Surgery
National and Kapodistrian University
President of Athens Medical Society
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