0 Board Membership – irinel-popescu

Board Membership

It is no surprise with all his incredible achievement and accomplishments; Professor Doctor Popescu sat on board of many organisations both in Romania and beyond. He has played active roles in the founding of many medical organisations while also serving on the board of others. This shows his commitment to the medical field and serving the interest of the society at large. He has sat or still sits on the following boards.

Editorial and Review activities

Editor of “Chirurgia” magazine

Editor of “Annals of Fundeni Hospital” Magazine

Member of the editorial staff of the magazine “Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease”

Member of the editorial staff of the magazine “Timisoara Medical Journal”

Associate editor of the magazine “Hepatogastroenterology”

Deputy editor of the magazine “Archives de l’Union Médicale Balkanique” (“Archives of the Balkan Medical Union”)

Member of the editorial staff of the magazine “Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery”

Editorial board of the Journal of Telemedicine and E-Health

Editorial Board Member of The Open Transplantation Journal


Liver Transplantation

Langenbeck’s Archives for Surgery




EJSO – The Journal of Cancer Surgery

HBP Surgery



Romanian Society of Surgery, 2006-2008

Romanian Transplant Association (“Rom Transplant”), 1997 – present

Romanian Association of Liver-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplant, 2006 – present

Romanian Association of Endoscopic Surgery and other surgical techniques (ARCE), 2002-2004, 2004-2006

Association for Telemedicine and Spatial Applications for Health (ATASS), 2004-2006


European Society of Transplantation

International Association of Surgeons and Gastroenterologists Executive Committee

The Transplantation Society

European Association for Endoscopic Surgery

European Academy of Surgical Sciences

European Surgical Association

Honorary Member

Surgical Section of the Serbian Medical Association

Bulgarian Surgical Society

National Chapter for Serbia and Montenegro of the IHBA (International Hepato-pancreato-biliary Association)

Chinese Society of Surgery

Moldavian Republic Academy of Sciences

Association Française de Chirurgie

Professor Doctor Irinel Popescu also belongs to the National Academy of Surgery in France as a member and the American College of Surgeons as a Fellow. As a permanent member of Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences, he is the chairman of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Surgery. He also has permanent membership of the Romanian Academy of Science and chairs the Medicine Department.

With these various commitments, Doctor Popescu is able to make impacts that extend beyond the borders of Romania or even Europe. His expertise and impacts are felt as far as China and America.