About the Author
Jerry Waye, MD, has been Chief of Endoscopy at Mount Sinai for more than 20 years. An internationally renowned endoscopist and expert in the removal of large polyps, Dr. Waye has written 7 textbooks, 200 papers and editorials, and is past president of the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is currently president-elect of the World Organization of Digestive Endoscopy.
Douglas K. Rex, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Director of Endoscopy in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis. He has received several Outstanding Teacher Awards and the Department of Medicine's Excellence in Teaching Award. His research interests focus on colorectal disease, colorectal cancer screening, and colonoscopy technique. He coauthored the 2000 colorectal cancer screening recommendations of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and is a past President of the ACG. He was the Chair of the U.S. Multisociety Task Force on Colorectal Cancer from 1999 through 2006.
Christopher Williams is Consultant Physician at the Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy, St Marks Hospital for Colorectal and Intestinal Disorders, London.?He is the editor of several high-profile gastroenterology books, of particular note co-editing with Peter Cotton the award-winning and best-selling Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy:?The Fundamentals — now in its 6th edition with Wiley-Blackwell.