Prof. Dr. med. Martin Lacher
Klinik und Poliklinik für Kinderchirurgie
Editorial Board Members
Robert Debré Children University Hospital, Paris
University of Dresden, Dresden
Children's Hospital, Helsinki
Hospiltal Infantil La Paz, Madrid
Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm
Giulia Brisighelli, Milano
Marc Levitt, Columbus
Oliver Muensterer, Mainz
Representative of the Scientific Committee of the EUPSA
and Editorial Consultant
Balazs Kutasy, Stockholm
Mikko P. Pakarinen
Helsinki University Central Hospital
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Martin Lacher, MD, PhD, Leipzig Germany
Dr. Martin Lacher received his medical degree from the University of Cologne and successfully completed the United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE). After a residency in General Surgery at the Technical University of Munich, he completed his pediatric surgical training at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. From 2010 to 2011 Dr. Lacher successfully completed a Fellowship in Pediatric Endosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham/USA (Prof. Keith Georgeson, Prof. Mike Chen).
Dr. Lacher is board certified in Pediatric Surgery and General Surgery. In August 2011 he joined the Department of Pediatric Surgery at the Hannover Medical School (Prof. Benno Ure), as a staff surgeon and researcher. Dr. Lacher has a special interest in minimally invasive surgery and colorectal surgery and is a member of several associations, including the European Surgeons´ Association (EUPSA) and the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group (IPEG).
During his surgical career Dr. Lacher has been a peer reviewer and editorial board member of several medical journals, lectured in national and international meetings, and published numerous manuscripts and book chapters. For his PhD thesis on the genetics of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease he received the Richard Drachter Award from the German Society of Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Lacher's work is supported by several grants, including one from the German Research Foundation (DFG).
Dr. Lacher enjoys traveling and using his skills to advance global surgical education. He has participated in surgical workshops in China, Vietnam, and North Korea.