Editorial Board

European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports


Prof. Dr. med. Martin Lacher
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderchirurgie
Universitätsklinikum Leipzig
Liebigstraße 20A
04103 Leipzig

Editorial Board Member

Zoran Bahtijarević
Zagreb, Croatia
A. Bonnard
Robert Debré Children University Hospital, Paris
G. Brisighelli
University of Milano
Piotr Czauderna
Gdansk, Poland
G. Fitze
University of Dresden, Dresden
Davendra Gupta
New Delhi, India
A. Koivusalo
Children's Hospital, Helsinki
Balazs Kutasy
Karolinska Institute, Stockholm
M. Levitt
Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, USA
L. Martinez
Hospiltal Infantil La Paz, Madrid
O. Muensterer
University of Mainz
Alp Numanoglu
Cape Town, South Africa
Luca Pio
Paris, France
Michal Rygl
Prague, Czech Republic
Amulya Saxena
London, United Kingdom
Erik Sköldenberg
Uppsala, Sweden
Boia Eugen Sorin
Timisoara, Romania
J. Svensson
Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm
Attila Vastyan
Pécs, Hungary
Elisa Zambaiti
Palermo, Italy
A. Zani
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Social Media Editor

Dr. Richard Wagner
Universitätsklinikum, Leipzig

Founding Editor

Mikko P. Pakarinen
Children's Hospital
Helsinki University Central Hospital
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Martin Lacher, MD, PhD, Leipzig Germany

Prof. Martin Lacher is surgeon in chief and director of the department of pediatric surgery at the University of Leipzig. He received his medical degree from the University of Cologne and successfully completed the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE). From 2002-2010 he underwent surgical training in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery. From 7/2010 to 7/2011 he successfully completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Endosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham/USA (Prof. Keith Georgeson & Prof. Mike Chen) and received extensive training in the endosurgical and minimal invasive surgical techniques. Between 2011-2015 we worked as a consultant surgeon at the Department of Pediatric Surgery at Hannover Medical School (Prof. Benno Ure). Martin Lacher is board certified for both Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery. His research activities include neonatal and adolescent inflammatory bowel diseases and new techniques in minimal invasive surgery such as 3D, which are currently funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). For his PhD thesis, funded by a scholarship of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), he received the highest award of the German Society for Pediatric Surgery (Richard Drachter award) in 2012. Martin Lacher is reviewer of a variety of surgical peer-reviewed journals and editor in chief of the European Journal of Pediatric Surgery Reports. On the clinical side he is dedicated to humanitarian aid and pediatric surgical missions around the globe. For these endeavors he founded the NGO www.stiftung-kinderchirurgie.org and regularly operates on children with congenital malformations in countries such as Vietnam, Egypt, Tanzania, Russia, Peru and North Korea.