International Faculty

Dr. Alfred Allen E Buenafe,Philippines

  • Dr. Alfred Allen E Buenafe is a Neurointerventional Surgery in Batangas City, Batangas and has an experience of 26 years in this field.
  • Dr. Alfred Allen E. Buenafe practices at Mary Mediatrix Medical Center in Batangas City, Batangas.
  • He completed Doctor of Medicine from De La Salle University in 1991.

Research Interest :

  • Gamma-Knife Radiosurgery Brain Tumor Surgery Aortic Anuersym Surgery / Endovascular Repair Deep Brain Stimulation Vagus Nerve Stimulation (Epilepsy) Epilepsy surgery Peripheral Neuro Surgery Spine Surgery.

Dr. Roland Scherer,Berlin

M.D. Head, Center of colorectal- and pelvic floor surgery Hospital Waldfriede Berlin, Germany

Memberships, Functions :

  • 09. August 1963 - born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1985 – 1992 University of Medicin in Erlangen, Freiburg and Berlin, Germany
  • 1991 Dissertation magna cum laude
  • 1993 – 2000 Resident, Red-Cross-Hospital Westend, Berlin, Germany
  • 2000 – 2006 Senior house officer Specialist for Coloproctology, Red-Cross-Hospital Westend, Berlin, Germany
  • 2006 European specialist for Coloproctology (EBSQ)
  • since 2006 Head and Medical director Department of colorectal and pelvic floor surgery Hospital Waldfriede, Berlin, Germany
  • since 2008 Chairman of the biannual International meeting “Innovations in Coloproctology”, Berlin
  • 2015 – 2016 Representative of Germany in the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP)
  • Since 2016 Representative of Central Europe in the ESCP

Memberships, Functions :

  • Repepresentative of Central Europe in the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP)
  • Honorary Fellow and Honorary Prof. of Coloproctology, ISCP (International Society of Coloproctology)
  • Member of the German Society of Coloproctology
  • Member of the Berlin Society of Surgery
  • Founder and Medical Director of the Desert Flower Center Waldfriede,a holistic medical center against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Jun-Gi Kim,Seoul



  • Emeritus Professor, Department of Surgery, College of Medicne,the Catholic University of Korea
  • Previous Director, Minimal Access and Robot Surgery Center, Seoul St. .Mary's Hospital, the Catholic University of Korea (2010.04-2015.08)
  • Previous Director, Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Seoul St. .Mary's Hospital, the Catholic University of Korea (2010.09-2017.02)
  • Address : 222 Banpo-Daero, Seocho-gu, Seoul 137-701 Korea


  • 1970 - 1976 : School of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea
  • 1976 : Licensed as a medical practitioner (M.D.)
  • 1981 : Licensed as a Surgeon
  • 1986 : Degree of Doctor in Medical Science (equivalent to PhD) School of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, South Korea (No 318)
  • 1989/10~1991/3; Visiting Assistant Professor in Dept. Surgery, University of Colorado, USA


  • 1984-1987 : Instructor, Department of Surgery
    St. Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea
  • 1987-1992 : Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
    St. Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea
  • 1989-1991 : Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • 1992-1997 : Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
    St. Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea
  • 1997-2009 : Professor, Department of Surgery
    St. Vincent's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea
  • 2009-2017 : Professor, Department of Surgery
    Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, The Catholic University of Korea
  • 2017~ Present: Emeritus Professor, Department of Surgery
    College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea


  • (1981~ Present) Member of the Korean Surgical Society
  • (1995 ~ Present) Member of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA)
  • (1996 ~ Present) Member of the Korean Society of Coloproctology (KSCP)

MR. C.R. SELVASEKAR (Manchester)

MBBS, MD, FRCS (Glas), FRCS Ed (Gen. Surg) PGCert (Med Ed), MBA (Health Executive)

Membership :

  • Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland
    Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of GB and Ireland
    European Association of Endoscopic Surgeons
    Member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK
    Medical Protection Society


Current Appointment: (1 st June 2011 To date)
  • Consultant Colorectal Surgeon with special interest in Oncology and minimal access surgery, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, M20 4BX.
    2. Hon. Sr. Lecturer, Manchester University
    3. National Trainer for Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, LAPCO
    4. Accredited colonoscopist for the National Bowel cancer screening programme
    5. MRCS examiner and surgical tutor at the RCS (Ed)
    6. Director of Education, RCS (Ed)
    7.Council member for NW and Mersey, ALSGBI
Previous Appointment:
  • 1st October 2007- 10 th June 2011 Consultant General and Colorectal Surgeon Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Crewe. CW1 4QJ
    1 st March 2010-30 September 2012 Hon Clinical Lecturer, School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool

Mr Murthy Nyasavajjala

Current Designation: Mr Murthy Nyasavajjala
Job title: Consultant surgeon in upper gastrointestinal
Site: Scunthorpe General Hospital
Qualifications: MBBS, DM, FRCS
Special interests: Bariatric surgery, cancer surgery

Prof. dr. Jakimowicz, J.J. (Netherland)

Professor of Safety in Healthcare (from 2007 -2017)
Department Industrial Design, section Applied Ergonomics and Design


Prof J.J. Jakimowicz MD, PhD, FRCS, Ed
Jack Jakimowicz is professor Safety in Health care at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. He is a leading authority in the field of minimally invasive surgery and an expert on ergonomic applications and new technological developments. His chair focuses on the quality and safety of medical technology in general and minimally invasive surgery in particular. The activities of his chair are aimed at expanding collaboration between hospitals, TU Delft and the medical industry, in the framework of the Medisign programme. It especially focuses on safeguarding quality, and the safety of medical technology. Jack Jakimowicz is involved in multiple Medisign projects to create innovative solutions and improve the interaction between the user and technology; As part of the program, he supervises student projects and several PhD candidates. In addition to his activities at TU Delft, he puts his experience and expertise to use as an advisor to the Catharina Hospital's Education and Research department. Jack Jakimowicz is a member of several national and international surgical societies and past secretary general as well as past president of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery (EAES). Furthermore he is an honorary member of the Polish Surgical Society and EAES. Currently he is internal auditor of the executive board of the EAES and chairman of the board of Laparoscopic Surgical Skills Foundation (LSS).

Dr. Daniel B. Jones, MD (Boston)

Greetings from office of the president IAGES.


Daniel B. Jones MD, MS is Professor of Harvard Medical School and Vice Chair of the Department of Surgery at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is Chief of the Division for Bariatric & Minimally Invasive Surgery and Director of the Carl J Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center. He graduated from Cornell University and Weil Cornell Medical School. He completed General Surgery and MIS training at Washington University - Barnes Hospital. Dr Jones is Past President of the Society of American Gastrointestinal & Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) and Past President of the Association for Surgical Education (ASE). He is a trustee for Society of Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT). He is the recipient of the James IV Travel Award, SAGES Medical Leadership Award, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) Patient Safety and Quality Award. Dr. Jones has 26 books and over 350 publications.