Dr Michael Hafner
Dr Michael Hafner is Viennese and currently Head of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Bolzano Central Hospital in Italy, and visiting professor of gastroenterology in Verona. He trained in medicine, gastroenterology and endoscopy in Italy and Austria, with further work experience in Malaysia. His clinical and research interests are broad, but focused on the assessment and management of benign and malignant oesophageal disease including ESD. He regularly teaches for the European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) within the United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW), and has been faculty on live endoscopy courses in more than 17 countries.