Pål-Dag Line is board certified in general surgery, vascular surgery and transplant surgery and is senior consultant surgeon within the fields of abdominal transplantation (liver, kidney, pancreas), HPB surgery and vascular surgery. Since 2004 he has been director at the Department of Transplantation Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, and is professor of surgery at the Institute for Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo. He has a particular clinical and scientific experience and interest within the fields of liver transplantation, advanced HPB surgery, abdominal vascular disease and liver transplantation for malignancy. His research group at Oslo University Hospital has pioneered the concept of liver transplantation for non-resectable liver metastases from colorectal cancer and published numerous papers on this topic. He act as the Norwegian representative in the UEMS, Division of Transplant Surgery and is member of TTS, ILTS, ESOT, IHPBA, European Surgical Association and The International Surgical Group.