Professor Alexandre Mottrie MD PhD is a world leading pioneer in urological oncology and minimal invasive surgery, having started this type of surgery in 2001. Since then he has developed different procedures in robotic surgery. In 2010, Prof. Mottrie founded the ORSI-Academy, an innovation center in robotic and minimal-invasive surgery. As CEO, he does basic research on improving training and education in surgery. He trains surgeons from all over the world in the field of robotic surgery. With over 4000 robotic procedures, he is one of the most experienced robotic surgeons globally.
He graduated in 1988 from the School of Medicine at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium and completed his residency in Urology in 1994 at the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany. He then served as a Fellow in Washington University St.-Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. for six months to improve his laparoscopic skills. Since 1996, he is Urologist in the O.L.V.-Clinic in Aalst, Belgium.
Prof. Mottrie has authored multiple scientific papers and organized several international Congresses and Masterclasses in these fields. He also performs live-surgery, gives courses and presents state-of-the-art lectures. He is the Scientific Director of the ERUS-congresses and Editor of the Surgery-in-Motion Section of European Urology.