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About Chennai Oration:

Prof. M. Ahmed Ali, organized the 5th Annual conference of IASG in Chennai, in 1995 and sponsored "Chennai Oration", to be delivered by an authority in Surgical Gastroenterology, National and/or International, every year at the annual conference as it's prime Oration. A corpus was created and a specified amount was donated to the association.

The General Body subsequently decided that the Chennai Oration will be delivered every alternate year from 2012 onwards(Even Years)

Chennai Oration - Past Orators

Year

Orator

Topic

1998

SK Mathur, Mumbai

 

1999

N. Ananathakrishan, Pondicherry

Problems in the management of corrosive injuries of the upper alimentary tract

2000

2001

2002

Albert K. K. Chui

Liver transplantation for malignancy

2003

H. Beger

Chronic pancreastitis: Pathophysiology-clinical and Surgical implications

2004

Sir Roy Calne

Liver transplantation

2005

T. Kinoshita, Japan

Gastric cancer: Standard of care

2006

Helmut Friess, Germany

Pancreatic cancer—past present and future

2007

Mohd. Rela

Pediatric liver transplantation

2008

ST Fan

Liver transplantation: Who lives, who dies

2009

R Cima, USA

Three decades of the J pouch

2010

Richard M Satava, USA

Training in GI Surgery

2011

SH Kim

Has laparoscopic colonic resection for cancer upstaged open resections?

2012

Han-Kwang Yang

Improving results of treatment for gastric cancer

2013

NO

2014

D Gouma

Reducing complications by quality control in surgery

2015

NO

2016

William Tzu-Liang Chen

 Minimally invasive colorectal surgery: past, present, and future