Prof.A lain Borgeat, M.D.,Head of the Department of Anesthes iology, Orthopedic University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich,Switzerland and full Professor for Regional Anest hesia of the University of Zurich. He is an expert in Regional Anest hesia, lntravenous Anesthesia and Pain Management.
He studied at the Medicai Schoolof the University of Lausanne where he got 1980 the Federai Diploma. 1981 he received the ECFMG certificate in Geneva. The education in Ane sthesiology and Intensive Care took piace in the University Hospitals of Lausanne and Geneva. In 1985 he got the doctor title from the University of Lausanne, in 1988 the Diploma of the Swiss Assoc iation of Anest hesiology and Reanimation and in 1989 the European Diploma for Intensive Care. 1994 he was associate Professor of the Medicai Schoolof the University of Geneva and from 1995-2001 he was associate Professor of the Medicai Schoo l of the University of Zurich, than Professor and since 2006 full Professor for Regional Anesthesia of the University of Zurich.Since 2009 he is a Visiting Clinica I Professor of Anest hesiology,University of Illinois, College of Medicine, Chicago IL 60612.
Prof. Borgeat was Editor for the Journal Anesthesiology from 2005 to 2012. Since 2012 he is an associate Editor for the Journal Anesthesia Analgesia. He is a member of different Editoria! Boards including the Board of European Society of Regional Anesthesia and President and Chairman for the European Exam of Regional Anaesthesia Commission. He got many grants and awards for research projects, including the grant of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) 2012 for his research on loca! anesthetics and tumor metastasis. He held more than 800 invited lectures at lnternational Congresses and Meetings. He disposes of over 250 scientific publications and book chapters and 120 peer reviewed publications .