Professor Laurent BRESLER was born in March 2nd 1955. He graduated medical University in Nancy France in 1983. He became Professor in General Surgery in 1992 and became the head of the department of digestive and endocrine surgery in the University Hospital of Nancy in 2008. He was the chief of the medical and surgical department of digestive and endocrine specialities in the same hospital from 2008 to 2018. He retired from the University Hospital on May 1st 2020 and started a private practice in Nancy
His points of surgical interest are endocrine surgery, pelvic floor disorders, inflammatory bowel diseases, digestive surgical oncology and robotic surgery. He is involved in more than 100 publications and has launched many cooperations with countries outside France (Turkey, Viet Nam and China). He created a multidisciplinary university diploma of pelvic floor disorders in 2010 and a multidisciplinary diploma of digestive robotic surgery in 2015.
He was director of the School of Surgery in the University of Nancy and has started a program of surgical simulation for the surgical residents including simulation in robotic surgery which was adopted on a national basis
He is a member of the French Association of Surgeons and of the Clinical Robotic Surgery Association and he was elected president of the society for the year 2013.