Dr. Bergman is currently Professor of Gastroenterology Endoscopy, and Head of Esophageal Research at Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Dr. Bergman undertook his PhD-training, dedicated to the endoscopic management of gallstone disease, in Amsterdam. He was trained in Gastroenterology in Den Bosch and Amsterdam and was appointed Consultant Gastroenterologist, at Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam in 2001 and appointed as Associate Professor in 2005. Since June 2011 he has been a professor of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at the University of Amsterdam. Additionally, he is the head of the AMC esophageal research team, which conducts endoscopic imaging studies. Dr. Bergman is a permanent member of International Working Group on Classification of Oesophagitis, Co-editor and member of the International Editorial board of “Endoscopy” and is the secretary of the Dutch Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Dr. Bergman has authored and co-authored on over 140 peer reviewed publications and text book chapters and has lectured at many national and international meetings.