Recent Toronto Fellowship Graduate and TGH Transplant Surgeon, Dr. Gonzalo Sapisochin, recognized as ‘Rising Star’ at ILTS congress today

May 5, 2016

Dr. Gonzalo Sapisochin is being honoured with the Rising Star Award today for his presentation on Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma and Liver Transplantation at the International Liver Transplantation Society’s Annual Congress in Seoul, South Korea.

His presentation, “Very Early” Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma May Become An Acceptable Indication for Liver Transplantation. A Multicenter Validation Study’ ,  is based on a collaborative research study done with his mentor Jordi Briux, MD.

Dr. Briux, Head of the Oncology Liver Unit at Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, and Head of the Hepatic Oncology Team at August Pii Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute,  visited and spoke with Toronto Fellows last May, on “Controversies of the BCLC”.

Gonzalo Sapisochin

Dr. Gonzalo Sapisochin

Dr. Briux

Dr. Jordan Briux