PROF. G-B CADIERE
Professor Cadiere is Head of Digestive Surgery Service of the University Hospital St Pierre and Professor of Surgery at ULB. He is also a visiting professor at many universities in Europe, the USA, South America and Asia. He is the director Founder of the European School of Laparoscopic Surgery.
A pioneer in minimally invasive surgical techniques, it is behind the creation of many surgical instruments and new surgical techniques.
In 1992, he realizes for the first time in the world, the obesity surgery laparoscopically. In 1999, he was the first surgeon in the world to perform laparoscopic surgery using a robot. In 2006 he made the first anti-reflux fundoplication transorally.
He has given more than 1,000 lectures and performs many surgical demonstrations in universities worldwide. He has authored over 200 original publications in scientific journals. He is also the author of books and surgical atlas.
His research, commitment and activism regularly arouses the interest of many media and several interviews, books, articles and reports were devoted to him.
He worked for Doctors of the World in Vietnam in 1991 and for Doctors Without Borders in Cambodia in 1992. He teaches minimally invasive surgery in many African countries for 20 years and accounts for more than 40 teaching assignments and achieving operational demonstrations DR Congo, Mali, Senegal, Rwanda, Madagascar, Gabon, Cameroon and Burkina Faso.
In 2014, he was named Doctor Honoris Causa from the University of Toulouse.