Charter Members

Bert O’Malley

Bert O'MalleyTitle: Gabriel Tucker Professor and Chairman

Address:The University of Pennsylvania Health System 3400 Spruce Street-5 Ravdin Philadelphia PA 19104 USA

Carlos Lehn

Picture of Carlos LehnTitle: Attending Surgeon at the Head and Neck Surgery Service of Hospital do Servidor Publico Estadual de Sao Paulo, IAMSPE

Address: Rua Fidencio Ramos 195 10th Floor Sao Paulo 04551-010 Brazil

Enver Ozer

Dr. Enver OzerTitle: Assistant Professor Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

Address: The Ohio State University 456 W 10th Ave, Suite 4A, 43210, Columbus, OH

Phone: 614 293 8074

Fax: 614 293 3193


Dr. Enver Ozer, MD is the Associate Professor at the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at the Ohio State University (OSU). Dr. Ozer has established one of the first Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) programs worldwide at OSU. He has been successfully treating patients with TORS and comparing the quality of life benefits of this technique with the traditional open or non-surgical options under a clinical trial at the James Cancer Hospital at OSU.

Dr. Ozer was the first to describe technique for Robotic nasopharyngectomy. While having numerous experiences with TORS, Dr Ozer has performed the first transaxillary robotic thyroidectomy at Central Ohio and has been continuing to perform it in selected patients. Dr Ozer is one of the charter members of the Society of Robotic Surgery.

Fernando Danelon Leonhardt

Address: Joaquim Floriano St 72, cj 47 Sao Paulo 04534-00 Brazil

Phone: (55) 55 113 079 3502

Fernando Walder

Fernando WalderTitle: Grupo Certo Clincap

Address: 195, Fidencio Ramos St 10th Floor Sao Paulo 04551-010 Brazil

George Lawson

No Picture for George LawsonTitle: Professor, Head and Neck Surgery
Address: Cliniques Universitaires UCL de Mont-Godinne Therasse Avenue 1 Yvoir 5530 Belgium

Gregory Grillone

Title: Associate Professor and Vice Chairman and Director, Center for Voice and Swallowing

Address: Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Boston University Medical Center Moakley Building 830 Harrison Ave, Suite 1400 Boston, MA  02118

Web: and

Phone: 617-63-VOICE and 617-414-4913



Dr. Gregory Grillone is Associate Professor and Vice Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center.  Dr. Grillone established the first Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) program in New England one of the first Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS) programs in the United States and worldwide. His research interests are in developing newer and smaller robotic instrumentation that can be applied to more distal sites in the upper aerodigestive tract.

Marc Remacle

Marc Remacle

Address: Department of ORL-Head Neck surgery Louvain university hospital of Mont Godinne Therasse avenue 1 Belgium

Phone : +3281423021

Fax : +3281423023

E-mail :

Mohssen Ansarin, MD


Title: Director, Division of Head & Neck Surgery

Address: European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy Via Ripamonti, 435 Milan 20141


Phone: +39 02 57489490

Email: Mohssen, Ansarin

Neil Tolley

Neil TolleyTitle: Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth

Address: 60 Grove End Rd London NW8 9NH United Kingdom

Phone:(44) 2072868663

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Richard Smith

Richard SmithTitle: Professor and Vice-Chair Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Director, Head and Neck Service

Address: Montefiore Medical Center 3400 Bainbridge Road Bronx, NY 10467

Phone: 718-920-4646

Email: Smith, Richard

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Ronald Kuppersmith

Picture of Ronald KuppersmithTitle: The Texas Institute for Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery

Address: 1730 Birmingham Drive College Station, Texas 77845 USA

Phone: 979-693-600


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Se-Heon Kim

Se-Heon Kim

Title: Associate Professor Department of Otorhinolaryngology Yonsei University College of Medicine

Address: 134 Shinchon-Dong, Seodaemun-Gu Seoul, Korea. 120-752

Phone: 82-2-2228-3622

Fax: 82-2-393-0580


Suren Krishnan

Suren KrishnanTitle: Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery University of Adelaide; Chairman Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Royal Adelaide Hospital

Address: Department of Otolaryngoglogy, Head & Neck Surgery Royal Adelaide Hospital Adelaide South Australia 5000

Phone: + 61 8 8258 1143


William Carroll

Picture of William CarrollTitle: Professor of Surgery, Division of Otolaryngology

Address: University of Alabama-Birmingham The Kirklin Clinic, PO Box 55407 Birmingham, AL 35255