François Becmeur

François BECMEUR is the Chief of Pediatric Surgery in Strasbourg (France). He is also professor in Strasbourg University.

He began teaching Pediatric Laparoscopic Surgery in IRCAD (Strasbourg / Professor Jacques MARESCAUX) in 1994 and was an active member and the secretary of the French pediatric endosurgery group (GECI). He is the actual President of the French Society of Pediatric Surgery.

He has authored over than 214 publications and 30% of them related to minimal invasive surgery: the first papers in this field described hydatic cyst of the lung thoracoscopically repair, Morgagni hernia repair by laparoscopy, Congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair by thoracoscopy, retroperitoneoscopy, laparoscopy and cancer. He worked in an eclectic manner: various topics were related to New Technology of Information and Communication, educational studies, rare pathologies…

He got married to Ghislaine more than 30 years ago. They have four suns and already five grand children. He plays viola and have a good practice in chamber music with friends and a large part of his family. 

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