Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Dr. Carlos PellegriniDr. Carlos Pellegrini, Department of Surgery Chair (1993–2015), was chosen by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons’ (SAGE) Awards Committee and confirmed by the Board of Governors as the recipient of the 2021 SAGES George Berci Lifetime Achievement Award which is the highest honor SAGES bestows.

This award is given to a surgeon for a lifetime contribution as an innovator in the field of endoscopic surgery which may be scientific, educational, research, clinical and/or technological.

The award will be presented to Dr. Pellegrini at the SAGES annual meeting in June 2021.