2021 Speakers

Keynote Speaker

Zorina Galis, PhD

Bethesda, MD

Zorina Galis, PhD

Bethesda, MD

Chief, Vascular Biology and Hypertension Branch, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, NHLBI, NIH

International Faculty

Faculty coming soon....

Francesco Boccardo, MD

GENOA, ITALY

Francesco Boccardo, MD

GENOA, ITALY

Associate Professor of Surgery,President of the European Society of Lymphology, Chief of Surgical Lymphology Unit,University of Genoa,Italy

Håkan Brorson, MD, PhD

Malmö, SWEDEN

Håkan Brorson, MD, PhD

Malmö, SWEDEN

Senior Consultant Plastic Surgeon, Director, Lymphedema Center, Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital

Ming-Huei Cheng, MD, MBA

TAOYUAN CITY, TAIWAN

Ming-Huei Cheng, MD, MBA

TAOYUAN CITY, TAIWAN

Professor, Department of Plastic Surgery, Chief, Center of Lymphedema Microsurgery, Chief, Center of Tissue Engineering, Chang Gung Memorial

Akitatsu Hayashi, MD

KAMOGAWA CITY, JAPAN

Akitatsu Hayashi, MD

KAMOGAWA CITY, JAPAN

Dr. Akitatsu Hayashi is well-known in pioneer in the ultrasonographic imaging of the lymphatic vessel for lymphedema surgery.

JP Hong MD, PhD, MBA

SEOUL, KOREA

JP Hong MD, PhD, MBA

SEOUL, KOREA

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ulsan College of Medicine & Asan Medical Center

Jaume Masià, Dr

Barcelona, Spain

Jaume Masià, Dr

Barcelona, Spain

Full Professor and Director of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Sant Pau Hospital, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

Hiroo Suami, MD, PhD

New South Wales, Australia

Hiroo Suami, MD, PhD

New South Wales, Australia

Associate Professor, ALERT, Australian Lymphoedema Education, Research &Treatment, Faculty of Medical Health Sciences Macquarie University

Giuseppe Villa, MD

Genova, Italy

Giuseppe Villa, MD

Genova, Italy

Medical Director at the Nuclear Medicine Unit of the San Martino Polyclinic Hospital

Giuseppe Visconti, MD, PhD

Rome, Italy

Giuseppe Visconti, MD, PhD

Rome, Italy

Plastic Surgeon, Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Takumi Yamamoto, MD, PhD

Tokyo, Japan

Takumi Yamamoto, MD, PhD

Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Yamamoto is a chief in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, National Center for Global Health and Medicine (NCGM)

Hidehiko Yoshimatsu, MD

Tokyo, JAPAN

Hidehiko Yoshimatsu, MD

Tokyo, JAPAN

Dr. Yoshimatsu is a professor of plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Tokyo and the Cancer Institute Hospital of Tokyo.

Domestic Faculty

More faculty coming soon....

Dhruv Singhal, MD

Boston, MA

Dhruv Singhal, MD

Boston, MA

Co-Director, Boston Lymphatic Center, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Arin Greene, MD, MMsc

Boston, MA

Arin Greene, MD, MMsc

Boston, MA

Vascular Anomalies and Pediatric Plastic Surgery Chair; Director Lymphedema Program; Laboratory Director, Boston Children's Hospital

Denise Adams, MD

Philadelphia, PA

Denise Adams, MD

Philadelphia, PA

Denise Adams, MD is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist & Director of Comprehensive Vascular Anomalies Program (CVAP) at Children's Hospital

Megan Belanger, LMT, CLT

Westborough, MA

Megan Belanger, LMT, CLT

Westborough, MA

Certified Lymphedema Therapist, providing Manual Lymph Drainage (MLD) and elastic taping.

Brett Carroll, MD

Boston, MA

Brett Carroll, MD

Boston, MA

Director, Lymphatic Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

David Chang, MD, FACS

Chicago, IL

David Chang, MD, FACS

Chicago, IL

Professor and the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Director of Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Chicago.

Gulraiz Chaudry, MB, ChB

Boston, MA

Gulraiz Chaudry, MB, ChB

Boston, MA

Director, Vascular & Interventional Radiology Fellowship Program, Associate Professor of Radiology, Boston Children's Hospital

Joseph Dayan, MD

New York, NY

Joseph Dayan, MD

New York, NY

Joesph is a plastic surgeon who specializes in microsurgical reconstruction at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Steven Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI

Columbus, OH

Steven Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI

Columbus, OH

Steven M. Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI, is the director of the Vascular Medicine Program, Director of Cardiovascular Medicine’s Noninvasive Peripher

J Brandon Dixon, PhD

Atlanta, GA

J Brandon Dixon, PhD

Atlanta, GA

Associate Professor & Woodruff Faculty Fellow, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Kevin Donohue, MD

Boston, MA

Kevin Donohue, MD

Boston, MA

Staff Radiologist, Lymphedema Imaging - Nuclear Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jennifer Ducie, MD

Boston, MA

Jennifer Ducie, MD

Boston, MA

Gynecologic Oncologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Leslie A Garrett, MD

Brookline, MA

Leslie A Garrett, MD

Brookline, MA

Chief, Division of GYN Oncology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Tegan Guilfoyle, PT, DPT

Boston, MA

Tegan Guilfoyle, PT, DPT

Boston, MA

Physical Therapist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Maxim Itkin, MD

Philadelphia, PA

Maxim Itkin, MD

Philadelphia, PA

Director, Penn Center for Lymphatic Disorders, Professor of Radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Prof of Pediatrics

Dennis Jones, PhD

Boston, MA

Dennis Jones, PhD

Boston, MA

Assistant Professor, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Guenter Klose, MLD/CDT

Lafayette, CO

Guenter Klose, MLD/CDT

Lafayette, CO

Founder of Klose Training, MLD/CDT Certified Instructor, CLT-LANA

Jenna Leader, PT

Boston, MA

Jenna Leader, PT

Boston, MA

Physical Therapist, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Bernard Lee, MD, MBA, MPH

Boston, MA

Bernard Lee, MD, MBA, MPH

Boston, MA

Bernard T. Lee, MD, MBA, MPH is Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at BIDMC.

Denise McIntosh, MD

Burlington, MA

Denise McIntosh, MD

Burlington, MA

Senior Physical Therapist at Lahey Health System

Babak J Mehrara, MD

West Harrison, NY

Babak J Mehrara, MD

West Harrison, NY

He is a plastic surgeon who specializes in cancer reconstruction and people with cancer-related lymphedema at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Peter Neligan, MD

Seattle, WA

Peter Neligan, MD

Seattle, WA

Professor Emeritus, University of Washington

Thomas O’Donnell, MD

Boston, MA

Thomas O’Donnell, MD

Boston, MA

Benjamin Andrews Emeritus Professor of Surgery

Timothy Padera, PhD

Boston, MA

Timothy Padera, PhD

Boston, MA

Dr. Padera is a leader in the field lymphatic biology, particularly with respect to lymphatic metastasis and lymphatic contractility.

William Repicci

New York, NY

William Repicci

New York, NY

William Repicci is President & CEO of the Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN).

Stanley Rockson, MD

Stanford, CA

Stanley Rockson, MD

Stanford, CA

Chief of Consultative Cardiology, Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine, Professor of Medicine

Carrie Shawber, PhD

New York, NY

Carrie Shawber, PhD

New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Reproductive Sciences in OB/Gyn & Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

Kathy Shillue, PT, OCS, CLT

Boston, MA

Kathy Shillue, PT, OCS, CLT

Boston, MA

Clinical Director, Lymphedema Treatment Clinic, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Roman Skoracki, MD, FRCSC

Columbus, OH

Roman Skoracki, MD, FRCSC

Columbus, OH

Professor of Plastic Surgery, Division Chief of Reconstructive Oncological Plastic Surgery, OSUWMC Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Sumner Slavin, MD

Boston, MA

Sumner Slavin, MD

Boston, MA

Award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon. Specializes in aesthetic surgery of the breast, body contouring & facial rejuvenation.

Amir Taghinia, MD

Boston, MA

Amir Taghinia, MD

Boston, MA

Attending Physician, Department of Plastic & Oral Surgery, Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital

Leo Tsai, MD, PhD, MSc

Boston, MA

Leo Tsai, MD, PhD, MSc

Boston, MA

Staff Radiologist, Lymphedema Imaging - Body Imaging, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Jeffrey L. Weinstein, MD

Boston, MA

Jeffrey L. Weinstein, MD

Boston, MA

Section of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Program Director, Interventional Radiology Fellowship and Residency Programs, BIDMC

Alex K Wong, MD, FACS

Duarte, CA

Alex K Wong, MD, FACS

Duarte, CA

Dr. Wong is Professor and Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, CA