The European Hernia Society
Improving outcomes for people with a hernia.
Filip Muysoms – President
Maarten Simons – President Elect
Andrew de Beaux – Secretary General
Yohann Renard – Treasurer
Cesare Stabilini – Secretary of the Scientific Advisory Board
Knut Borch – Secretary of the Advisory Board for Education
Maciej Pavvlak – Secretary of the Advisory Board for the Web
René Fortelny – Secretary of the Advisory Board for Congresses
Barbora East – Secretary of the Advisory Board of Quality
Hakan Gök – Secretary of the Advisory Board for Social Media
Ralph Lorenz – Secretary of the National Chapters
Ferdinand Köckerling – Secretary for UEMS
Manuel López Cano – Secretary for Publications
About European Hernia Society
The European Hernia Society (EHS) is a nonprofit international scientific association founded on 15 June 1979 at Bobigny (France).
The purposes of the Association are among others: the study of anatomic, physiologic, pathological, and therapeutic problems related to the abdominal wall, the publication of scientific articles, the possible creation of organizations or sections outside Europe contributing with relevant documentation, participating in research studies or providing instructions within the context. Also, the development of interdisciplinary relations and creating activities for improvement of the study of the abdominal wall, of the professionals who dedicate themselves to its study, and of the Association itself. EHS promotes the professional enhancement of all its members, supports their professional interests, represents its members before public or private entities, advises them on the social, professional, deontological aspects, etc. It also promotes education, training, research in abdominal wall surgery, and joint activities and partnerships between national and international scientific societies.
EHS organizes annual congresses in different European countries. Future congresses are as follows: Manchester 2022, Barcelona 2023, Prague 2024.
General Assembly is held during the annual congress.
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