Professor at 35 – the youngest in his discipline – Marc Barthet completed his studies in 1995.

Professor of universities, hospital doctor at APHM (Assistance Publique – Hôpitaux de Marseille), Professor Marc Barthet is a specialist in hepatogastroenterology and digestive oncology at the Hôpital Nord de Marseille.

In January 2014, he led the gastroenterology team that reconstructed a patient’s esophagus without opening her chest or abdomen. This is a world premiere in Marseille.

Prof. Marc Barthet is now an international reference in the field of transluminal endoscopic surgery.

“In fact, I have never finished my studies; I learn every day because techniques change often.”

Main Research topics :   

 Therapeutic endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasonography, Pancreatic and biliary diseases, Submucosal Endoscopy

Hospital and Faculty grades

  • Professor of the Faculty of Medicine of Marseille, Medical doctor of public hospital : Décret du 18 Septembre 1998; Promoted to the exceptional degree for Professor Ranking September 2016
  • Head of the Gastroenterology department, North Hospital in Marseille

Scientific diplomas

  • Statistics, Epidemiology         Aix-Marseille University 1987- 1988
  • Nutrition                                          Aix-Marseille University 1988
  • Immunlogy                                     Aix-Marseille University 1988   
  • Certification for hepatology and gastroenterology, DES d’Hépato-gastro-entérologie,   11 October 1991, Faculté de Médecine de Marseille
  • Medical doctor ; Thèse de Doctorat en Médecine,    29 October 1991, Faculté de Médecine de Marseille
  • Research Director, Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches:  presented on March 14, 1996 à Marseille, Faculté de Médecine de Marseille

Responsabilities in scientific societies

  • Reviewer  :    Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Digestion,               Gastroenterology, Gut
  • International secretary of the French society of Endoscopy (SFED)
  • President of the French club of endoscopic ultrasonography  2006- 2010
  • Member of the French society of digestive endoscopy: (SFED)       1997-; member of the board of SFED (2007-); International secretary
  • Titular member of the National French society of Gastroenterology  (SNFGE) , member of the SNFGE board (2001-2006) and associated secretary of the SNFGE
  • Councillor of FMC-HGE (2002)(Association for continual medical training)
  • Editorial Board of Endoscopy : 2006-
  • Board of ASNEMEGE : councillor (Association of national European and Mediterranean societies of gastroenterology) : 2005-2007
  • Miembro honoraria de la Sociedad Dominica de Gastroenterologia
  • Member of the French academy of Surgery 2015

International publications (Current content 21.03.2021) : 245

Selected presentations in International meetings : 235

Invited lectures in International meetings : 353