Robert Porte, MD, PhD, FEBS (Netherlands)

Department of Surgery, Section Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation, Groningen Institute for Organ Transplantation (GIOT)

Robert J Porte, MD, PhD, is Chief of HPB and Transplant Surgery at the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is also a Professor of Surgery at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.
Prof. Porte is a primary and co-investigator of several research projects in the field of organ transplantation, with special interest in machine preservation, biliary injury, hemostasis and intraoperative blood loss. He is a member of several scientific societies, including the International Liver Transplantation Society (ILTS) and the European Society for Organ Transplantation (ESOT). He is past Secretary General of the European Liver and Intestine Transplantation Association (ELITA) and past President of the Netherlands Transplantation Society. Robert Porte is the author of more than 450 scientific publications and has contributed to more than 20 books. He has been an invited speaker on various aspects of liver surgery and transplantation at several scientific meetings.