Professor Antonio M. Lacy is the Head of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Department and Coordinator of the Unit of Colorectal Cancer at the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona. He is a Professor of Surgery at the School of Medicine of the University of Barcelona and the founder of AIS Channel (www.aischannel.com), the world leading online platform for surgical teaching, which seeks to bring surgeons from every corner of the world closer to the key opinion leaders and to the latest surgical innovations and technologies. Professor Lacy is a pioneer and a leader in TaTME (inventing himself the technique), the new revolution in the cure for colorectal cancer. He has performed over 500 cases to date, and has chaired numerous TaTME courses all over the world.
He was elected Honorary Fellow of the American Association of Colorectal Surgeons (ASCRS) in 2013, he was awarded the SAGES International Ambassador Award in 2017 and he has been selected as a 2019 Honorary Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.