Professor of Surgery
Hospital Universitario del Mar
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelon, Spain
Dr. Manuel Pera is Professor of Surgery and Head of the Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery of the Department of Surgery at the Hospital del Mar, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.
He completed his training in General and Digestive Surgery at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and fellowships at the Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester and the Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Hôtel-Dieu de Montreal, Canada.
His clinical interest includes benign and malignant diseases of the esophagus and stomach. His research interest includes gastroesophageal carcinogenesis, Barrett´s esophagus and prognostic markers in gastric and esophageal cancer.
He is past President of the European Society for Diseases of the Esophagus and Associate-Editor of the official journal of ISDE “Diseases of the Esophagus”. Professor Pera is also serving as coordinator of the EURECCA Upper GI Cancer in Spain.
He has authored more than 150 articles and book chapters.