Davide Lomanto Singapore

Prof. Lomanto graduated with Magna cum Laude in Medicine & Surgery in 1983, at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy. He completed his General Surgery Training in 1992 and PhD in Gastrointestinal Surgery in 1990 at the same University. He is currently Professor of Surgery at the National University of Singapore; Director Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre (MISC) and Hernia Centre at National University Hospital (NUH); Director KTP Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC), NUS. He is Secretary-General and Past-President of the Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of ASIA (ELSA), founding member and Advisory President Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS). founding member and Past-President Asia-Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society (APMBSS); President Asia Endoscopic Task Force (AETF). He is Secretary General and Treasurer of the International Federation of the Societies of Endoscopic Surgeons (IFSES). He has more than 180 publications in international peer-reviewed surgical journals, more then 25 Chapters in surgical books. He is Editor of 6 Surgical Books. He has been awarded several Honorary Membership among them: Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburg (FRCS Edin hon) and several Endolaparoscopic Surgery Societies from Japan (JSES), India (IAGES), Indonesia (PBEI, PERHERI), Philippines (PCS, PALES) and Thailand (RCST) and European (EAES). He has been Nominated (2021-23) Member of the International Committee of the Consortium of American College of Surgeons Accredited Education Institutes (ACS-AEIs)He serves as Managing Editor of Asian Journal of Endoscopic Surgery, Associate Editor of Hernia Journal and International Editorial Member Surgical Endoscopy and Asian Journal of Surgery. He was knighthood by the Italian Government on 26 December 2009