MICHAEL COTTON, FRCS
Chairman
International Collaboration for Essential Surgery (ICES)

Dr. Michael Cotton, a general surgeon, teacher, and writer, practiced surgery in Zimbabwe for 25 years. During that time, he established a Flying Surgeon service to rural hospitals, led basic surgical practice courses, mentored over 100 surgical trainees, became a Founding Fellow of COSECSA, and was the Inaugural Professor of Clinical Practice at the National University of Science & Technology in Bulawayo. He is currently the chief editor of Primary Surgery.