Pr Jacques Marescaux

Founder of the IRCAD and the European Institute of Telesurgery, France

Jacques Marescaux is Professor of Surgery and Founding President of IRCAD (1994), a uniquely structured institute that has propelled surgery into the information age, particularly in the treatment of cancers of the digestive system.

He is also Founder and Member of the Board of Directors of the IHU Strasbourg, a center of excellence aimed at developing image-guided minimally invasive surgery and encouraging technology transfer.

He also founded the European Institute of Telesurgery (EITS), a continuing education center that has promoted the know-how and innovative work of the IRCAD.

Over the past 27 years, this center has become an international reference, having trained nearly 45,000 surgeons from 125 countries.

KEYNOTE «On the road to more accessible and intelligent surgery»

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