Journal of Pediatric Urology Lecture
"30 years of Laparoscopy and Robotics in Pediatric Urology: Targets remain challenging"
Alaa El Ghoneimi, Professor of Pediatric Surgery, University of Paris, France
Alaa El-Ghoneimi, MD, PhD, FEBPS, FEAPU, is Pediatric Urologist, Professor of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Paris. He is Head of department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology at the university Children Hospital Robert Debré. He is national coordinator of the French reference center of rare malformations of urinary tract, MARVU. He accomplished training, fellowship, clinical and academic practice in different programs of pediatric surgery and urology: Cairo (Egypt), Toronto (Canada), Nice, Marseilles, Paris (France). His fields of expertise are minimal invasive surgery, DSD and hypospadias surgery, renal transplantation, and reconstructive surgery. He is a research director; on the main topic of obstructive uropathy. He is member of the French Academy of Surgery. He has published more than 140 international publications. He is the past-president of the French Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Urology (SFUPA), and the president-elect of the European Society for Pediatric Urology (ESPU). He has been awarded in April 2013, the title of “Chevalier de l’ordre national de la legion d’honneur” by the President of the republic of France.