Thomas Blanc

Thomas Blanc (MD-PhD) is full Professor (academic position) in the Academic Pediatric Surgery Department of Necker-Enfants malades Hospital (AP-HP) in Paris (France) at the Faculté de Médecine, University Paris Cité.

He was trained as a medical student at Medical School – University of Paris Descartes Necker. He started his carrier at Necker in 2010 as a fellow in pediatric surgery and was then appointed as consultant pediatric surgeon and associate professor of pediatric surgery.

In his daily practice, he is particularly involved in pediatric urology (kidney surgery, hypospadias, exstrophy-epispadias, renal transplantation) and pediatric oncology (Wilms’ tumor, neuroblastic tumors and rhabdomyosarcoma) and practices mini-invasive surgery and robot-assisted laparoscopic procedures.

He is Fellow of the European Academy of Paediatric Urology (FEAPU), member of the ESPU and the SIOP. He is course director of the Masterclass in Pediatric Urology. Professor Blanc is director of the multidisciplinary pediatric robotic program in Necker- Enfants malades Hospital. He is course director of the advanced course of Pediatric Robotic Surgery at the IRCAD.

Professor Blanc is also a committed researcher and writer with over 90 publications in international, peer-reviewed journals. In addition, Blanc is the co-author of several books dedicated to education in the field of pediatric surgery. Professor Blanc is the principal investigator of 2 studies : PECRoP (To Evaluate the Performance and Efficiency of Robotic Surgery in Children and Adults) NCT03274050 and EFUJA (Feasibility of Magnetic-end Double-J Ureteral Stent Use in Children) NCT04384939. Besides, he has a PhD in Cell Biology (Ph.D.) at University of Paris Descartes “Chronic kidney disease : from the genetic background to nephron 3D alterations” (Terzi Lab).

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