Dr. Anders Mellgren is a graduate of Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and he completed research and clinical fellowships in colon & rectal surgery at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Mellgren has been Chief of the Pelvic Floor Center in Minneapolis and Director of Research at University of Minnesota. In 2013 he was appointed Chief of Colon & Rectal Surgery at University of Illinois. Dr. Mellgren’s interests include pelvic floor disorders, surgical research and teaching. He has served on the Executive Board of the ESCP and been an Associate Editor for Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.