Jacques Marescaux, MD, FRCS, FJSES

Head of the Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, New Hôpital Civil, Hepatic and Digestive Pole - Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, France

Professor Marescaux is Head of the Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery, New Hôpital Civil, Hepatic and Digestive Pole - Department of Digestive and Endocrine Surgery. He is also the Founder and President of the IRCAD (Institute for Research on Cancers of the Digestive Tract) and of the EITS (European Institute of Telesurgery) in Strasbourg.

In eighteen years’ time, Jacques Marescaux and his team successfully published 2,920 national and international articles, as well as communications. Jacques Marescaux was invited to deliver more than 260 speeches in many European, American, Japanese, and Chinese Universities or Schools of Medicine, amongst which the July 2006 speech he gave at the Royal College of Surgeons in London, the Nobel Lecture he gave in Stockholm in March 2007, and the Fogarty Lecture he gave at Stanford University in October 2008.