Dr Gaëtan-Romain Joliat (Switzerland – Liver)

Surgeon and PhD candidate

Dr Gaëtan-Romain Joliat graduated from the medical school of the University of Lausanne (UNIL) in Switzerland and is also certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) in the United States. He received his medical doctorate (MD) in 2015 from the same university. He obtained the Swiss board certification (FMH) in general surgery after completing his clinical training at Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland) in 2019, where he presently works as a surgeon.

His research interests are the prediction and prognosis of postoperative complications and survival after pancreas surgery, Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) in hepatopancreatobiliary surgery, liver and pancreas cancers, and hepatic alveolar echinococcosis. Dr Joliat was involved in the update of the ERAS guidelines for perioperative care for liver surgery. He has written more than 50 peer-reviewed articles and has presented his work to several international and national meetings. He is member of the editorial board of the AME Medical Journal and reviewer for several high-impact journals. He is currently PhD candidate in Health Sciences at the University of Bern, Switzerland.