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Professor Davide Lomanto

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Credential:
MD (Rome), PhD (Rome), FAMS (General Surgery)
Designation:
Senior Consultant, Division of General Surgery (Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery), Department of Surgery, National University Hospital

​Director, Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre (MISC), National University Hospital

Specialty:
Surgery
Sub Specialty:
General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Medical and Surgical Conditions:
Obesity
Institution:
National University Hospital
National University Health System
Professor Davide Lomanto attained knighthood by the Italian government on 26 December 2009 for his contributions in taking a leading role in the strengthening of economic, cultural and humanitarian relations between the Italian community in Singapore and Asia Pacific, specifically for his leadership in clinical service, research and academic recognition as an expert in the field of surgery, minimally invasive surgery and robotic surgery. Prof Lomanto graduated with distinction in Medicine & Surgery in 1983 at the University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy. At the same University, he completed his PhD in Gastrointestinal Surgery in 1990 and specialist training in General Surgery in 1992. He has spent several periods of time overseas for training in Switzerland, Germany and USA.

He is currently the Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre (MISC) and of the Khoo Teck Puat Advanced Surgery Training Centre (ASTC) at the National University Hospital (NUH). He is also a Senior Consultant in General Surgery and Paediatric Surgery at NUH.

Prof Lomanto has special interests in Abdominal Wall Pathophysiology, Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome and research in new technology, robotics, as well as surgical devices, simulators and education. He is a patent owner of a device used in the prevention and treatment of obesity and diabetes. He is a member of numerous renowned international surgical societies and takes part in the organising of International Surgical Congress. He is Past-President and Secretary-General of the Endoscopic & Laparoscopic Surgeons of Asia (ELSA); founding member and President Elect of the Asia-Pacific Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Society and founding member and Advisory President of the Asia Pacific Hernia Society (APHS). He is a scientific expert in several surgical Guidelines and as a member of the editorial committee and reviewer of several scientific surgical journals, he has more than 100 publications in international peer-reviewed surgical journals and chapters in surgical books.

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+65 6776 4829