Dr Maria Pellisé, MD, PhD, Specialist in Gastroenterology, clinical coordinator of the Population Screening Programme and coordinator of the colorectal cancer MDT at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona. She is especially devoted to colorectal cancer screening, diagnosis and surveillance and runs a high-risk colorectal cancer clinic. She carried out her PhD program at the University of Barcelona focused on GI cancer staging with endoscopic ultrasound-dine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA).
She is a national and international leader in advanced imaging and therapeutic endoscopy for colorectal high-risk patients. She has completed her training with a 15 months stage at Westmead Hospital, Sydney University, Australia where she has learned complex polypectomy. She is currently associate professor at the Universitat de Barcelona, investigator at IDIBAPS, Counsellor at the European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), Editor from Endoscopy and is author of more than 144 research papers with an h-index=32