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Dr. Francois Prunel (MD)

Consultant General Surgeon

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Locations
CMC Hospital – DHCC 2
Languages
English French

Bio

Dr Francois Prunel has been practicing for 9 years as a general surgeon and has been working during 4 years in digestive, hepato-biliary and endocrine department in Cochin hospital in the center of PARIS, France.

This experience gave him a specific knowledge in Endocrine surgery (thyroid, adrenal and pancreas surgeries) and Colo-rectal surgery.

The Cochin’s department of digestive, hepato-biliary and endocrine surgery is well known for his expertise in general surgery and a world-famous department for adrenal and endometriosis surgery.

Dr Prunel has an expertise in common general surgery disease as laparoscopic hernia repair, gallbladder disease, pilonidal disease, abdominoplasty… He also has an important experience in advance open, laparoscopic or robotic procedures and has an expertise in emergencies surgeries.

He manages both benign and malignant diseases of the digestive system and has operated on more than 4000 patients over the past 4 years.

He has great capacities in interpersonal relationship, enthusiastic, and have a permanent attention to colleagues and co-workers.

After having done the first part of medical studies in Toulouse, France, for 7 years, Dr Prunel did his residency in digestive surgery department in Clermont-Ferrand, France. As fellowship at the Cochin university hospital he used to participate to education and medical training of residents.

Treatments
  • Laparoscopic hernia repair
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Pilonidal disease
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Laparoscopic and Robotic procedures
Education
  • SPECIALIZED COMPLEMENTARY DIPLOMA IN DIGESTIVE SURGERY (FRENCH BOARD)
  • SPECIALIZED DIPLOMA IN GENERAL SURGERY (FRENCH BOARD)
  • UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA OF DIGESTIVE TRAUMATOLOGIC SURGERY
  • UNIVERSITY DIPLOMA OF COLO-PROCTOLOGY SURGERY
Publications
  • Thesis: right hepatectomy vs bisegmentectomy: retrospective series from 2008 to 2015 in Clermont-Ferrand university hospital
  • Anterograde cholecystectomy by laparotomy for acute cholecystitis. J Visc Surg. 2015 Apr
  • Validation of a score for the early diagnosis of anastomotic leakage following elective colorectal surgery. J Visc Surg. 2015 jan
  • Adrenalectomy with nephrectomy, right hepatectomy and inferior vena cava thrombectomy for adrenocortical carcinoma (with video). J Visc Surg. 2018 Sep;155(4):329-331.
  • Surgical procedure for multifocal duodenopancreatic gastrinomas in a MEN-1 patient (with video). J Visc Surg. 2019 Feb;156(1):69-71.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

  • Case report: gastroplasty necrosis after lewis-santy procedure

Congress of the French association of digestive surgery 2019

  • Case report: complications after cephalic duodenopancreatectomy for intra-pancreatic bile duct cholangiocarcinoma in a patient with multiple anatomical variations: Congress of the French association of digestive surgery 2017
  • Case report: Late occlusion on right ileo-colic endometriosis Congress of the French association of digestive surgery 2016
  • What’s new in pancreatic surgery

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