Editorial Board : Journal of Acute Disease

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Editorial Board


Chuanzhu Lu

Emergency Department

People's Hospital of Sichuan Province

Chengdu, China

The Editor-in-Chief takes overall responsibility of the development and management of the Journal of Acute Disease. In addition to carrying out the administrative responsibilities of the journal, the Editor-in-Chief has the final say in decisions regarding journal content, resolution of complaints or appeals, and makes the final decision on whether to accept the reviewed manuscripts. The Editor-in-Chief supervises the editorial activities or processes, sets the direction and goals for future development, and works with other executives and senior management to determine the overarching vision that encompasses the publication. In addition to establishing a uniform style within the publication and ensuring content consistency, the Editor-in-Chief upholds editorial quality to make sure that the quality of the publication reaches the standards set by the senior management. Overall speaking, the Editor-in-Chief promotes improvement in the work of the publication as a whole.


Executive Editor-in-Chief

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Schiessel

Surgical Department of Donauspital Vienna

Medical University of Vienna

Vienna, Austria


Bo Cui, MD, PhD

Editorial Office of Journal of Acute Disease, Haikou, China

Managing the day-to-day editorial handling of papers and peer-review and drive the editorial strategy of the Journal of Acute Disease; Fostering and maintaining relationships with acute disease communities in China and across the globe to attract high-quality research articles for the Journal; Attending conferences and events to represent the Journal, keeping up to date with current developments in acute diseases, and identifying potential topics of interest; Developing initiatives for the future development of the Journal.

Deputy Editors-in-Chief

Sam S. Torbati

Department of Emergency Medicine,

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center,

Los Angeles, United States


Athanasios K. Petridis

Department of Neurosurgery

University Hospital Duesseldorf,

Dusseldorf, Germany

The Deputy Editors-in-Chief assist the Editor-in-Chief on administrative issues regarding journal management and support the senior management to develop successful publishing plans. Deputy Editors-in-Chief frequently edit and maintain specific sections of a publication. When finishing touches are needed, the Deputy Editors-in-Chief also provide skills to condense and finesse articles.


Associate Editor-in-Chief

Joe Nemeth Jr.

Department of Emergency Medicine

Montreal General Hospital,

Montreal, Canada

The Associate Editor-in-Chief assists the Editor-in-Chief on administrative issues regarding journal management and support the senior management to develop successful publishing plans. An Associate Editor-in-Chief not only does research and fact-checking on the topics related to the submitted work, but also checks the content, style, and performs editing and proofing on reviewed articles. Furthermore, an Associate Editor-in-Chief provides writing conventions and styles guidance to staff editors.


Editorial Director

Jing Li

Editorial office of Journal of Acute Disease, Haikou, China

The Editorial Director is responsible for the administrative affairs of the editorial office and building connections with publisher, scientists and other industry peers. The editorial director generally coordinates with the different departments to share the data and work efficiently. The editorial director usually also takes part in the recruitment procedures by interviewing the candidates and deciding their eligibility for a particular job. The Editorial Director also ensures that the work done is original and within the rules, regulations, and other copyright laws.


Managing Editor

Beijia Tan

Editorial Office of Journal of Acute Disease, Haikou, China

The Managing Editor manages and coordinates daily activities of the Journal of Acute Disease’s editorial team. The Managing Editor arranges peer review for studies of clinical impact and participates in consensual decision making. The Managing Editor also regularly evaluates editorial working practices to improve peer review practices and coordinates with the Executive Editor in streamlining the editorial process.


Language Editor

Stavros Dimopoulos

Critical Care Unit

Guys & St Thomas Hospital,

London, UK

Language editor not only deals with grammar, spelling and terminological inconsistencies but also checks the paper’s inner logic and cohesion.


Statistical Editor

Dr. Stavros Gourgiotis

First Surgical Department

Military Veterans’ Fund Hospital of Athens,

Athens, Greece

The Statistical Editor provides author teams with statistical expertise, advice, and feedback; ensures the validity of the methodology and statistical analysis in a research; and produces evaluations that contribute to the overall editorial feedback.


Scientific Editor

Arthur R. H. van Zanten

Department of Intensive Care

Gelderse Vallei Hospital,

the Netherlands


Qiang Yao

Editorial Office of Journal of Acute Disease

Haikou, China

The Scientific Editors work closely and dynamically with the Executive Editor-in-Chief, the Managing Editor, and other team members to develop the Journal. The Scientific Editors are responsible for assessing submitted manuscripts, overseeing the peer review process, working collaboratively with researchers and senior editors, recruiting manuscripts of high caliber, commissioning and shaping review content. The editors negotiate revisions with authors to ensure that manuscripts that are accepted for publication meet with the standards of medical and scientific reporting. The Scientific Editors also represent Journal of Acute Disease at scientific venues, visit research institutions, and foster strong ties with acute disease research communities.


Members of Editorial Board

Assist. Prof. Abdulrahman Al-Shudifat

Department of Neurosurgery College of Medicine

University of Jordan

Amman, Jordan


Alejandro Cardozo

Emergency Department

Clinica Las Vegas, Calle 2 Sur 46-55

Medellin, Colombia


Dr. Alessandro Aprato

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, San Luigi Hospital of Orbassano, II faculty of Medicine and Surgery

University of Turin

Torino, Italy


Prof. Dr. Arben Gjata

Department of Surgery, Service of General and Digestive Surgery

University of Medicine

Tirana, Albania


Assist. Prof. Dr. Arda Isik

Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine

Erzincan University

Erzincan, Turkey


Dr. B. M. Shakirov

Burn Department

Republican Research Center of Emergency Medicine Samarkand branch

Samarkand, Uzbekistan


Assoc. Prof. Cemil Kavalci

Faculty of Emergency Medicine

Başkent University

Ankara, Turkey


Assoc. Prof. Denys Skoryi

HPB Surgery Department

Institute of General and Urgent Surgery, 1 Viezd Balakireva 61018

Kharkiv, Ukraine


Devkota Pramod

Pata Academy of Health Sciences

Patan Hospital

Lalitpur, Nepal


Assoc. Prof. Fatimah Lateef

Department of Emergency Medicine

Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road



Dr. Ferdinando Agresta

Department of Laparoscopic and General Surgery

Community Hospital

Adria, Italy


Gabriele Cipriani

Department of Neurology

Versilia Hospital

Lucca, Italy


Gentian Vyshka

Department of Neurology-Neurosurgery-Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine,

University of Medicine, Rr. Dibres 371

Tirana, Albania


Dr. Hasan Huseyin Ceylan

Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department

LNB Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey


Dr. Horatiu Alexandru Moisa

Department of Neurosurgery

Bucharest Emergency University Hospital

Bucharest, Romania


Dr. Ho-Ting Wong

School of Nursing

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Hong Kong, China


Dr. Imen Rejeb

Emergency Departement

Gabes Hospital

Sfax, Tunisie


Dr. Ioannis N. Mavridis

Department of Neurosurgery

'K.A.T.-N.R.C.' General Hospital of Attica

Athens, Greece


Dr. Ionut Negoi

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest

Emergency Hospital of Bucharest, No 8 Floreasca Street, Sector 1, 014461

Bucharest, Romania


Prof. Jacob George

The Department of Cardiology, 

Kaplan Medical Center,

Rehovot, Israel


Dr. Luigi Meccariello       

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, and Neuroscience, Section of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University of Siena,

University Hospital “Santa Maria alle Scotte” Viale Bracci 1

Siena, Italy


Dr. Mahdi Mohammadzadeh 

Trauma Research Center,       

Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Ghotb-e-Ravandi Blvd,     

Kashan Iran


Assist Prof. Dr. Mesina Cristian      

Department of Surgery,

University of Medicine and Pharmacy             

Craiova, Roumanie


Adjunct Assis Prof. Dr. Ng Chung Fai Jeremy 

Trauma and General Surgery,

Singapore General Hospital, Outram Road    



Dr. Nuno Neves       

Faculty of Medicine,

University of Porto, Al. Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319

Porto, Portugal


Prof. Dr. Olivier Traxer    

Urology Department,

University of Paris-6 Pierre et Marie Curie, 4 Place Jussieu,

Paris, France


Dr. Ovidiu Chioncel 

Institute of Emergency for Cardiovascular Diseases “C.C. Iliescu”,

University of Medicine Carol Davila,

Bucuresti, Romania


Assoc Prof. Dr. Ozlem Guneysel      

Emergency Medicine Clinic,

Dr Lutfi Kirdar Kartal Education and Research Hospital, Semsi Denizer Cad. E-5 Karayolu Cevizli Mevkii, 34890         

Istanbul, Turkey


Prof. Patrick Honoré        

Faculty of Medicine,

Vrije Universiteit Brussels,

Brussels, Belgium


Prof. Dr. Peter Banczerowski 

Department of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Medicine

National Institute of Clinical Neuroscience & Semmelweis University, Amerikai út 57, H-1145

Budapest, Hungary


Dr. Pierric Giraud    

Centre d'etude et de traitement de la douleur et des céphalées,

Centre Hospitalier Annecy Genevois 1 avenue de l hospital METZ TESSY, BP90074 74374   

Pringy cedex, France


Prof. Dr. Sang-Hun Ko      

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,

Ulsan University Hospital, 290-3, Jeon-Ha Dong, Dong Gu

Ulsan Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea


Dr. Sebastian M Dzierzęcki              

Neurosurgeon Gamma Knife Center,

Warsaw Kondratowicza 8 blok H 03242

Warsaw, Poland


Prof. Seung Hyun Jeon     

Department of Urology, 

Kyung Hee University Graduate School of Medicine, Hoegi-dong, Dongdaemun-ku      

Seoul, Korea


Prof. Dr. Sherif Salah Azab       

Department of Urology, Faculty of Medicine,

October 6 University,

Cairo, Egypt


Dr. Slavisa Zagorac 

Clinic of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology,

Clinical Center of Serbia  Visegradska 26        

Belgrade, Serbia


Prof. Smail Acimi      

Visceral Surgery Department,        

Children's Hospital Canastel,

Oran, Algeria


Prof. Sung Oh Hwang

Department of Emergency Medicine,

Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 20 Ilsanro

Wonju, Republic of Korea


Dr. Thomas Nguyen         

Department of Cardiology,

Erasme University Hospital, Route de Lennik 808 

Brussels, Belgium


Dr. Tullio Piardi        

Department of General Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, Hôpital Robert Debré, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Reims,

Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne,

Reims, France


Assist Prof. Dr. Ugur Bilge       

Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine

Eskisehir Osmangazi University,     

Eskisehir, Turkey


Assoc Prof. Vijay K. Sharma    

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine,

National University Hospital,  5 Lower Kent Ridge Road



Dr. Vinay Jasani       

Spine Surgical Unit, Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics,

University Hospital of North Staffordshire, Newcastle Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 6QG

Staffordshire, UK


Prof. Dr. Walter Ludwig Strohmaier

Department of Urology and Paediatric Urology,

Klinikum Coburg, Ketschendorfer Str. 33

Coburg, Germany


Dr. William F. Johnston

Emergency Trauma Department,  

Hackensack University Medical Center, 30 Prospect Ave      

Hackensack, USA


Xiao-ran Liu

Emergency Department, the First Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical University;

Emergency and Trauma College, Hainan Medical University, Haikou, China


Dr. Zoltán Bajory     

Department of Urology,

University of Szeged, 6725 Szeged Kálvária. sgt. 57      

Szeged, Hungary