World Congress at ACG2017

Breakfast B: Medical-Surgical Management of Crohn's Disease

Breakfast Session B: Medical-Surgical Management of Crohn’s Disease

Monday, October 16
6:30 AM - 7:45 AM
Location: W312C (Level 3)

Category: IBD

Admission to the optional breakfast sessions on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday may be purchased for $60 each; register at During the meeting, visit the Registration Desk to purchase admission; some sessions may be sold out.

Paulo GUSTAVO. Kotze

Assistant Professor
Catholic University of Paraná
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil

Paulo Gustavo Kotze is Assistant Professor of Surgery and Head of the Colorectal Surgery Unit at Cajuru University Hospital of the Catholic University in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil. He received his medical degree at the Federal University of Paraná and completed his General Surgery training at the Evangelical University Hospital in Curitiba. He also completed his senior Fellowship in Colorectal Surgery at the Clinics Hospital from the Federal University of Parana. Dr. Kotze achieved his Masters Degrees on Surgery at the Catholic University in 2008 and joined the faculty of medicine at the same university in 2011, as assistant professor of surgery. He achieved his PhD degree studying the influence of biological therapy on surgical outcomes in Crohn´s disease, in the University of Campinas, in São Paulo, Brazil (UNICAMP) in 2015. Currently is working in an advanced fellowship in IBD at the University of Calgary, Canada. Dr. Kotze is an experienced IBD surgeon and author of 2 books, various articles and book chapters focused on Crohn´s disease and ulcerative colitis. He has special interest in the fields of biological therapy and surgery in IBD. He actively participates on the directory board of the Brazilian Study group for IBD (GEDIIB) and is currently co-editor of the Journal of Coloproctology (periodical of the Brazilian society of colorectal surgeons) and participates as a reviewer for several international journals like Journal of Crohn's and Colitis and Colorectal Diseases. Dr. Kotze currently acts as a committee member of S-ECCO (surgeons of ECCO).


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