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educator , Surgeon

Henri Bishuth, Tunisian Surgeon, educator.


Bishuth, Henri was born on January 5, 1934 in Tunis, Tunisia. Son of Joseph and Ines (Koskas) Bishuth.


Doctor of Medicine, School Medicine, Paris, 1963; Doctor Honoris Causa, U. Turin, Italy Doctor Honoris Causa, U. Porto, Portugal, 1995; Doctor Honoris Causa, U. Coimbra, Portugal, 1996.


Externe, Hospital of Paris, 1954-1956; intern, Hospital of Paris, 1956-1963; chief of clinic, Hospital of Paris, 1963-1970; associate professor surgery, U. Paris South, 1970-1984; professor surgery, U. Paris South, since 1984; director hepatobiliary center, Hospital Paul Brousse, Villejuif, France, since 1977. Dumont visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1996.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Fellow American College of Surgeons (honorary), Royal College Surgeons of Ireland (honorary), Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh (honorary), International Society Surgery (executive county 1974-1978), Collegium Internationale Chirurgia Digestivae (member international science committee 1984). Member Academy of Surgery, French Association Surgery, French Gastroenterological Society, French Association Hepato-Biliary Surgery and Liver Transplantation (president), French Association for Study of the Liver, European Surgical Association (president 1993-1996, chairman editorial board), International Surgical Group, International Association for Study of Liver, International Hepato-Biliary Pancreatic Association (president of congress 1982, president 1984), European Society forOrgan Transplantation, European Liver Transplant Association, American Association for Study of Liver Diseases, American Surgical Association (honorary), Association Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (honorary), British Society Gastroenterology (honorary), Asian Surgical Association (honorary), Royal Society Surgery of Belgium (honorary), Society for Surgery of Alimentary Tract (honorary), Eastern Surgical Society (honorary), Sociedade Portuguesa de Cirurgia (honorary), Academia Argentina de Cirugia (honorary), Sociedad Cubana de Cirugia (honorary), Union Medica Franco Peruana(honorary), Sociedad de Cirugia del Uruguay (honorary).


Married Chantal Favre, May 13, 1964 (divorced 1984). 1 child, Anne; married Pascale Walbaum. Children: Camille, David-Henri, Lea.

Joseph Bishuth

Ines (Koskas) Bishuth

Chantal Favre

Pascale Walbaum

Anne Bishuth

Camille Bishuth

David-Henri Bishuth

Lea Bishuth