Professor Giovanni Dapri

Digestive Surgeon
Prof Giovanni Dapri

Prof Giovanni Dapri

Digestive Surgeon

Professor Giovanni Dapri is Head of Digestive Surgery Clinic at the University Hospital Saint-Pierre, Brussels. In the same Institute, he is Co-Director of the European School of Laparoscopic Surgery and Co-Director of various Laparoscopy courses (Single Incision, Bariatric, Colorectal and Hernia Repair). He is Professor of Anatomy at the University of Mons. He is Master of Internship for the Specialty of General Surgery at the Free University of Brussels.

Professor Giovanni Dapri Digestive Surgeon

Professor Giovanni Dapri is Head of Digestive Surgery Clinic at the University Hospital Saint-Pierre Brussels.

In the same Institute, he is Co-Director of the European School of Laparoscopic Surgery and Co-Director of various Laparoscopy courses (Single Incision, Bariatric, Colorectal and Hernia Repair). He is Professor of Anatomy at the University of Mons. He is Master of Internship for the Specialty of General Surgery at the Free University of Brussels.

During his academic career, Professor Dapri has written 5 books, published more than 110 scientific articles and more than 70 chapters. At International and National Congresses, he has performed more than 100 laparoscopic procedures abroad and presented more than 400 oral presentations.

In 2008, he invented a set of instruments to operate Laparoscopy with a single Laparoscopic Incision, and in 2013 a set of instruments to perform the TransAnale Mini Invasive Surgery.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of 34 Scientific Journals and a member of the Scientific Committees of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery ( ASMBS). He is elected President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Belgian Chapter. He is a member of IRCAD’s Faculty of Racing (France, Taiwan, Brazil), LapSurg Institute (Sao Paulo, Brazil), MISC-ASIA (Singapore) and Cuschieri Skills Center (Dundee, Scotland). He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Fellow of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (FASMBS), Honorary Fellow of the Philippine Association of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgeons (HonFPALES), Honorary Member of the Sociedade Portoguese of Cirurgia Minimamente Invasiva (HonSPCMIN), Honorary Member of the Bulgarian Society of Surgery (HonBSS), Honorary Member of Colégio Brasileiro of Cirurgia Digestiva (HonCBCD), Honorary Member of Colégio Brasileiro Cirurgiões (HonCBC), and Regular Member of 10 other Surgical Societies .

Link to Professor Dapri’s website: http://www.dapri.net/

 

Prof Giovanni Dapri operates in laparoscopy; You will find below the procedures performed by a single laparoscopic incision or by several laparoscopic incisions.

Procedures by a single laparoscopic incision

  • Esophagogastric surgery (fundoplication for reflux / hiatal hernia, partial gastrectomy)
  • Colorectal surgery (right hemicolectomy, left hemicolectomy, segmental resection of the colon, anterior resection of the rectum,resection of the small intestine)
  • Surgery of the abdominal wall (inguinal hernia repair (PET), umbilical hernia repair, hernia repair, diaphragmatic hernia repair)
  • Solid organs (splenectomy, adrenalectomy, liver resection)
  • Various (cholecystectomy, appendectomy, diagnostic laparoscopy)

Procedures by multiple laparoscopic incisions

  • Esophagogastric surgery (total gastrectomy, esophagectomy
  • Surgery for obesity (adjustable gastric band, gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, duodenal switch, biliopancreatic diversion)
  • Reinterventions in obesity surgery (revision of a previous obesity surgery for insufficient weight loss, weight recovery, occlusion, bleeding, ulcer, stenosis, hiatal hernia and gastroesophageal reflux)
  • Abdominal wall surgery (inguinal hernia repair (TAPP))
  • Solid organs (major hepatectomy, pancreas surgery)
  • Miscellaneous (revision surgery)

HEAL Clinic:

 

  • MONDAY from 3pm to 7pm
  • Other weekdays by special appointment

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