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Dr. Samy Lachkar, MD,


Dr Samy Lachkar is Head of the Bronchoscopy Unit and Doctor of Endoscopy at Rouen University Medical School in Normandy, France.

Dr Lachkar's extensive interests include : Robotics, Virtual Bronchoscopy, Electromagnetic Bronchoscopy Navigation, Therapeutic Bronchoscopy etc ....

Rouen, France
French  /  English

Work Experience

Head Bronchoscopy Unit Department of Pulmonology, Thoracic Oncology & Respiratory Intensive Care
Since 2007
Head of
Doctor, Endoscopy
Since 2006
CHU, Rouen University Hospital, Medical Training Center, Rouen, France


Postgraduate Training
Since 2012
EBUS TBNA, Radial EBUS, Interventional rigid Bronchoscopy...
Chief Resident, Pulmonology, Thoracic Oncology & Respiratory Intensive Care
2006 to 2008
Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France
U. Diploma, Pulmonology
Rouen University Hospital, Rouen, France


Impact of Silicone Stent Placement in Symptomatic Airway Obstruction due to Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer - A French Multicenter Randomized Controlled Study: The SPOC Trial.
Respiration; international review of thoracic diseases Read it here A simple endoscopic method with radial endobronchial ultrasonography for low-migration rate coil-tailed fiducial marker placement.
Journal of thoracic disease Read it here Diagnostic of mediastinal lymphadenopathy in extrathoracic cancer: A place for EBUS-TBNA in real life practice?
Respiratory medicine and research Read it here

Professional Associations

Société francaise de pneumologie de langue française (splf) Member European Respiratory Society (ERS) Member French Group of Bronchoscopy, (GELF)‏ Member