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Medical educator , General and thoracic surgeon

René Jean Max Jancovici, French general and thoracic surgeon, medical educator. Recipient Medaille d'Honneur French Army Medical Corps, 1984, Chevalier de l'Ordre National du Mérite, Ministry of Defense, 1989, Ricord award French Surgical Academy, Paris, 1993.


Jancovici, René Jean Max was born on October 9, 1948 in Lahr, Germany. Son of Lazare Jacques and Yvette Berthe (Lesca) Jancovici.


Doctor of Medicine, University Bordeaux, France, 1975. Hospital surgeon, Val de Grace, Paris, 1983. Professor, Val de Grace, Paris, 1991.


Physician French Navy, French Polynesia, 1976-1978. Junior surgeon Val de Grace, 1979-1983, assistant thoracic surgeon, 1984-1985, Foch Hospital, Paris, 1986-1988. Thoracic chief surgeon Val de Grace, 1988-1996.

Thoracic and general chief surgeon Percy Hospital, Paris, since 1996. Humanitarian and war surgeon, French Cooperative, Chad, 1980, French Navy, Vietnam, 1982, French Cooperative, Chad, 1983. Consultant professor thoracic surgery medical schools in Lille (France), Paris, and Hamburg, Germany, since 1992.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Interventions en Chirurgie Thoracique, 1992, Cancer Bronchique, 1995. Contributor articles to medical journals.


Active duty colonel French Army Medical Corps, since 1975. member French Surgery Association (board directors 1994-1996), Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Society (chairman Groupe Thorax).


  • Other Interests

    Jogging, skiing, sailing.


Married Marie Claude Cuvelier, January 24, 1981.

Lazare Jacques Jancovici

Yvette Berthe (Lesca) Jancovici

Marie Claude Cuvelier