Professor Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD, PhD
Gontrand Lopez-Nava, MD, PhD. is one of the most experienced specialists in Europe and probably in the world, in endoscopic technologies for obesity. As Head of the Bariatric Endoscopy Unit at HM Sanchinarro University Hospital in Madrid, Spain, he has developed an important experience for more than ten years in the following techniques:
∙ Implantation of different types of Intragastric Balloons (more than 3.000 cases
∙ Endosuturing bariatric techniques: POSE and APOLLO methods. More than 300 cases of POSE procedure and first
author in the world to communicate results of weight loss at six months of evolution with APOLLO.
∙ Endobarrier. Indicated mainly when the obesity is associated to Type II diabetes or Metabolic Syndrome.
Current Professional Activity
Head, Bariatric Endoscopy Unit, HM Sanchinarro University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Founder and ex Director, Digestive Unit, HM Sanchinarro
University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
Director and Organizer, MIBE (Madrid International Bariatric Endoscopy Congress)
Author of numerous publications in national and international journals.
Speaker at national and international conferences.
Proctorships in Bariatric Endoscopy Techniques.
Professor at ASGE (American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy) and IFSO
(International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders).
Professor of Medicine at San Pablo CEU University, Madrid, Spain.