Editorial Team

Editors-in-Chief

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Changqing Pan

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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G. Alexander Patterson, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
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Gaetano Rocco, MD, FRCS (Ed), FETCS, FCCP

Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA

Executive Editor-in-Chief

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Wentao Fang, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Associate Editors-in-Chief

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Xiaolong Fu, MD, PhD

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Baohui Han

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Liyan Jiang, MD, PhD

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Qingquan Luo, MD, PhD

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Liming Lu, PhD

Research Centre, Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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Shun Lu

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
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David Waller, BMedSci, BM, BS, FRCS(Eng), FRCS(CTh), FCCP

St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
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Heng Zhao, MD, PhD

Shanghai Chest Hospital, Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Associate Editor

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Marco Scarci, MD, FRCS, FCCP, FACS, FEBTS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy

Editorial Board

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Ghulam Abbas, MD, MHCM, FACS

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
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Marco Alifano, MD, PhD, ACCA, HdR

Thoracic Department, Paris Center University Hospital, Paris, France
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Luca Ampollini, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University Hospital of Parma, Parma, Italy
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Faisal Bakaeen, MD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
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Luca Bertolaccini, MD, PhD, FCCP

Division of Thoracic Surgery, IEO European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, Milan, Italy
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Thomas J. Birdas

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
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Alessandro Brunelli, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, St. James's University Hospital, Leeds, UK
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Paul A. Bunn, Jr, MD, FASCO, FACP, FAAAS

Division of Medical Oncology, University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora, CO, USA
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Joe Y. Chang, MD, PhD, FASTRO

Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
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Sujith V. Cherian, MD, FCCP

Department of Medicine, Divisions of Critical Care, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, University of Texas Health-McGovern Medical School, Houston, TX, USA
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Teh-Ying Chou, MD, PhD

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei
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James M. Clark, MD

Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis Health, Sacramento, CA, USA
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Ulrich Costabel, MD, FERS, FCCP

Interstitial and Rare Lung Disease Unit, Ruhrlandklinik, University Hospital, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany
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Xavier Benoit D’Journo, MD, PhD, FEBTCS

Aix-Marseille University, Thoracic Surgery Department, North Hospital, Marseille, France
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Ramon Andrade De Mello, MD, FACP, PhD

University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
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Joel Dunning, FRCS, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
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Thomas Frauenfelder, MD

Diagnostic and interventional Radiology, University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
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Domenico Galetta

Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
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Tyler Greenfield, MD

Ballad Health Holston Valley Medical Center, Kingsport, TN, USA
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Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS, FCCP, FACP, FRCP(C), FERS

Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
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Kassem Harris MD, FCCP

Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Interventional Pulmonology Section, Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY, USA
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Roy S. Herbst, MD, PhD

Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center, Yale School of Medicine, Smilow Cancer Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA
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Felix Herth, MD, PhD

Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
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Douglas Kyle Hogarth, MD, FCCP

Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
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Wolfgang Hohenforst-Schmidt, MD

Sana Clinic Group Franken, Department of Cardiology/Pulmonology/Intensive Care/Nephrology, “Hof’’ Clinics, University of Erlangen, Hof, Germany
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Chung-Ping Hsu, MD, FCCP

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung
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Andrea Imperatori, MD

Department of Medicine and Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Insubria, Varese, Italy
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Jacek Jassem, MD, PhD

Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
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Sanghoon Jheon, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Seongnam-si, Korea
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Chang Hyun Kang, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
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Junji Ichinose, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgical Oncology, the Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation of Cancer Research, Tokyo, Japan
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Biniam Kidane, MD, MSc, FRCSC

Section of Thoracic Surgery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada
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Ahmet Kilic, MD, FACS

Division of Cardiac Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
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Yong-Hee Kim, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
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Lars Konge, MD, PHD

Copenhagen Academy for Medical Education and Simulation, University of Copenhagen and The Capital Region of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Scott A. LeMaire, MD

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
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Gunda Leschber, MD

ELK Berlin Chest Hospital, Berlin, Germany
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Christian Manegold, MD

Department of Surgery, Interdisciplinary Thoracic Oncology, University Medical Center Mannheim, University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
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Emmanuel Martinod, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Avicenne Hospital, Paris 13 University, Sorbonne Paris Cité, Faculty of Medicine Santé, Médecine, Biologie Humaine, Bobigny, France
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Giuseppe Marulli, MD, PhD

Department of Cardic, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Thoracic Surgery Unit, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
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Douglas J. Mathisen, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
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Donna E. Maziak, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC, FACS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Elisa Meacci, MD

Department of General Thoracic Surgery, “Fondazione Policlinico A.Gemelli” University Hospital – Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome, Rome, Italy 
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Bryan F. Meyers, MD, MPH

Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
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Daniel L. Miller, MD

General Thoracic Surgery, WellStar Health System, Mayo Clinic Care Network, Marietta, GA, USA
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Nuria M Novoa, MD, PhD, FEBTS

Service of General Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital of Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
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Hyung Joo Park, MD, PhD, FCCP

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
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Seong Yong Park, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
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Harvey I Pass, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
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René Horsleben Petersen, MD PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
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Francesco Petrella, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
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Robert Pirker, MD

Department of Medicine I, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
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Mariano Provencio

Department of Medical Oncology, Puerta de Hierro Hospital, Madrid, Spain
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Mohamed Rahouma, MD, MSc

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) / New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, USA; Surgical Oncology Department, National Cancer Institute (NCI), Cairo University, Egypt
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Jari V. Räsänen, MD, PhD

Helsinki University Hospital, Heart and Lung Center, Department of General Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, Helsinki, Finland
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Federico Raveglia, MD

Unit of Thoracic Surgery, Azienda Ospedaliera S. Paolo, Milan, Italy
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Majed Refai, MD

Thoracic Surgery Unit, Azienda Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, Ancona, Italy
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Anja C. Roden, MD

Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN, USA
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Antonio Rossi, MD

Division of Medical Oncology, Scientific Institute for Research and Health Care (IRCCS) "Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza”, San Giovanni Rotondo (FG), Italy
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Alessandro Russo, MD, PhD

Medical Oncology Unit, Department of Onco-Hematology, A.O. Papardo, Messina, Italy
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Witold Rzyman, MD, PhD, FETS

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Clinical Center, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland
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Ralph Alexander Schmid, MD

Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Inselspital University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
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Matthew James Schuchert, MD

Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
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K. Robert Shen, MD

Department of Surgery, Division of General Thoracic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
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Satoshi Shiono, MD, PhD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Yamagata Prefectural Central Hospital, Yamagata, Japan
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Charles B. Simone, II, MD, FACRO

Professor and Chief Medical Officer, New York Proton Center; Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
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Lorenzo Spaggiari

Division of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan, Italy
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Kenichi Suda, MD, PhD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka-Sayama, Japan
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Yuji Tachimori, MD

Department of Surgery, Kawasaki Saiwai Hospital, Kawasaki, Japan
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Dale D. Tang, MD, PhD

Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, USA
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Erik Thunnissen

Department of Pathology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Alper Toker, MD

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul University, Istanbul Medical School, Istanbul, Turkey
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Ming Sound Tsao, MD, FRCPC

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
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Federico Venuta, MD

Department of Surgery “Paride Stefanini” - Thoracic Surgery Unit, Policlinico Umberto I, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
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Giulia Veronesi, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Milan, Italy
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Thorsten Walles, MD, FETCS

Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany
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Eugene Haydn Walters, MA, DM, DSc, FRCP, FRACP, FCCP, FTSANZ

Department of Medicine, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
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Peter D. Wearden, MD, PhD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Nemours Children's Hospital, Orlando, FL, USA
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Walter Weder

Department of Thoracic Surgery, University Hospital, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
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Sean Wightman

Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
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Benny Weksler, MBA, MD, FACS, FACCP

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa, USA
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Chi-Fu Jeffrey Yang, MD

Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Falk Cardiovascular Research Center, Stanford, CA, USA
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Stephen C. Yang, MD

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MA, USA
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Kazuhiro Yasufuku, MD, PhD, FCCP

Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
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Joseph “Jay” B. Zwischenberger, MD, FACS

Department of Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA

Cover Image Illustrator

Zhijing Xu

Shanghai, China

Corresponding Editor

Molly J Wang

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest

Language Editors

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Jeremy Dean Chapnick

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; United States University Carthage College, Wisconsin, USA (Sept. 2012 to May 2016)
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John Ayric Gray

Chief Language Editor, AME Hong Kong office; University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (Sept. 2004-June 2009)

Science Editor

Mira Wu

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest

Skylar Gao

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest

Teresa Lin

Editorial Office, Shanghai Chest

Academic Editors

SHC appreciates the support from a strong team of academic editors who help to identify newly published research articles which have great clinical significance and as well as recommend international experts in the field to comment on the new publications. The list of the academic editors is available here: http://www.theaber.com/academicEditorList.