Wojciech Polak, MD, PhD, was trained as a surgeon in Poland. During his fellowship at the UMCG in Groningen, he specialized further in transplant surgery (organ removal, liver and kidney transplants) and in the surgery of liver, pancreas, and bile ducts. Since 2009, Dr Polak is working as a surgeon in Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, with a focus on liver and bile duct surgery and transplant surgery. He is the surgical program leader of liver transplants at Erasmus MC since 2016. Dr Polak is also a current Chair of the European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association.