Dr. Lobontiu has more than 18 years experience in surgical practice in France and 15 years experience in the medical device industry in Europe. Presently based in San Francisco Bay Area, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Surgeons (SAGES) and a member of the French Surgery Association (AFC). He is also part of the Executive Management Team at EndoGastric Solutions. As one of the fore-runners of robotic surgery and minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Lobontiu is providing leadership and vision in pioneering less invasive incisionless surgery. Moreover, he is a recurrent guest speaker and key-note speaker at international conferences and congresses and an internationally published author.
Dr. Lobontiu earned his Medical Doctor Degree from the University of Medicine Targu-Mures Medical School, his Specialty in Surgery from Pierre et Marie Curie University of Medicine in Paris, France and is a Graduate of Stanford University School of Business, CA, United States of America.