Please download the IWGDF Guideline on the diagnosis, prognosis and management of peripheral artery disease in patients with foot ulcers in diabetes below, and read about the working group members.

Members of the PAD working group

Prof. Robert J Hinchliffe

Professor of vascular surgery University of Bristol Robert Hinchliffe is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Bristol, Bristol Surgical Trials Centre and Bristol NIHR […]

Prof. Nicolaas C. Schaper

Internist-endocrinologist Dept. Internal Medicine, Div. Endocrinology, Maastricht University Hospital, the Netherlands. Nicolaas Schaper is since several decades closely involved in the diabetic foot. His research is […]

Dr. Rachael Forsythe

Vascular surgeon (in training) /  Honorary research fellow Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh / University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Rachael Forsythe is a vascular surgery trainee in […]

Prof. Dr. Maarit Venermo

Vascular surgeon Helsinki University Hospital, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Professor Venermo is head of the department of vascular surgery at Helsinki University Hospital. Her research […]

Prof. Dr. Sigrid Nikol

Head of Department Clinical and Interventional Angiology, Asklepios Klinik, Hamburg, Germany. MEDICAL SCHOOL 1979 - 10. 1985 Medical School, Technical University Aachen, Germany DOCTOR’S THESIS 1988 […]

Prof. Dr. Ed Boyko

Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology University of Washington Edward J. Boyko, MD, MPH, is Professor of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at […]

Prof. Dr. Robert Fitridge

Professor of Vascular Surgery University of Adelaide and Royal Adelaide Hospital Rob Fitridge is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Adelaide. He is a […]

Prof. Dr. Joseph Mills

Vascular Surgeon Baylor College of Medicine Joseph L. Mills, M.D. is a board certified vascular surgeon in Houston. Dr. Mills earned his medical degree at Georgetown […]

Prof. Dr. Jim Reekers

Interventional-Radiologist Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. As part of the limb ischemia research program, professor Jim Reekers is closely involved in the […]

Dr. Konstantinos Katsanos

Consultant Vascular & Interventional Radiologist Patras University Hospital Biography follows soon {{ vc_btn: title=See+full+disclosure+of+interest+%C2%BB&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fiwgdfguidelines.org%252Fwp-content%252Fuploads%252F2019%252F05%252Fkatsanos-conflict-of-interest-statement.pdf%7Ctitle%3ASee%2520full%2520disclosure%2520of%2520interest%2520%25C2%25BB%7Ctarget%3A%2520_blank%7C }}

Prof. Dr. Eugene Zierler

Professor of Vascular Surgery University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA R. Eugene Zierler is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Washington School of Medicine […]

Prof. Dr. Joon Pio Hong

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery University of Ulsan College of Medicine & Asan Medical Center Joon Pio Hong, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A. is Professor of Plastic […]

Dr. J. Apelqvist

Senior consultant and associate professor Department of endocrinology University hospital of Skåne in Malmö, and division for clinical sciences University of Lund (Sweden) Jan Apelqvist is […]