Davide Lomanto
  • Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Research fields
  • Stem cell
Personal information


Ph.D. in University of Rome La Sapienza, 1990

Current Position

Full Professor of Surgery, Senior Consultant Surgeon, Director Minimally Invasive Surgical Centre, Director KTP Advanced Surgical Training Centre, Core Faculty Residency Programme in General Surgery (ACGME) in Department of Surgery, YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
Visiting Senior Consultant Surgeon at NUHS Department of Paediatric Surgery, YLL School of Medicine, National University of Singapore


  1. Ong, W., Shen, T., Tan, W. B. and Lomanto, D. (2016). Is preoperative withdrawal of aspirin necessary in patients undergoing elective inguinal hernia repair? Surg Endosc.
  2. Kim, G., Tan, C. S., Ng, J. Y., Cheng, A. K., Rao, J., Soe, K. T., Kong, L. W., Naseer, F., Er, P. S., Lomanto, D., So, J. B. and Shabbir, A. (2016). Goal-directed program after sleeve gastrectomy improves weight loss. Surg Obes Relat Dis 12(3): 518-521.
  3. Ng, J. Y., Cheng, A. K., Kim, G., Kong, L. W., Soe, K. T., Lomanto, D., So, J. B. and Shabbir, A. (2016). Is Elective Gastroscopy Prior to Bariatric Surgery in an Asian Cohort Worthwhile? Obes Surg 26(9): 2156-2160.
  4. Ching, S. S., Cheng, A. K., Kong, L. W., Lomanto, D., So, J. B. and Shabbir, A. (2016). Early outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in a multiethnic Asian cohort. Surg Obes Relat Dis 12(2): 330-337.
  5. Hu, J. S., Lu, J., Tan, W. B. and Lomanto, D. (2016). Training improves laparoscopic tasks performance and decreases operator workload. Surg Endosc 30(5): 1742-1746.
  6. Wijerathne, S., Agarwal, N., Ramzi, A., Liem, D. H., Tan, W. B. and Lomanto, D. (2016). Single-port versus conventional laparoscopic total extra-peritoneal inguinal hernia repair: a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial. Surg Endosc 30(4): 1356-1363.
  7. Ong, W., Lee, A., Tan, W. B. and Lomanto, D. (2016). Long-term results of a randomized controlled trial of T2 versus T2-T3 ablation in endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosis. Surg Endosc 30(3): 1219-1225.
  8. Weyhe, D., Cobb, W., Lecuivre, J., Alves, A., Ladet, S., Lomanto, D. and Bayon, Y. (2015). Large pore size and controlled mesh elongation are relevant predictors for mesh integration quality and low shrinkage--Systematic analysis of key parameters of meshes in a novel minipig hernia model. Int J Surg 22: 46-53.
  9. Bittner, R., Montgomery, M. A., Arregui, E., Bansal, V., Bingener, J., Bisgaard, T., Buhck, H., Dudai, M., Ferzli, G. S., Fitzgibbons, R. J., Fortelny, R. H., Grimes, K. L., Klinge, U., Kockerling, F., Kumar, S., Kukleta, J., Lomanto, D., Misra, M. C., Morales-Conde, S., Reinpold, W., Rosenberg, J., Singh, K., Timoney, M., Weyhe, D. and Chowbey, P. (2015). Erratum to: Update of guidelines on laparoscopic (TAPP) and endoscopic (TEP) treatment of inguinal hernia (International Endohernia Society). Surg Endosc 29(6): 1655-1656.
  10. Lomanto, D., Wijerathne, S., Ho, L. K. and Phee, L. S. (2015). Flexible endoscopic robot. Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 24(1): 37-44.
  11. Lomanto, D., Cheah, W. K., Faylona, J. M., Huang, C. S., Lohsiriwat, D., Maleachi, A., Yang, G. P., Li, M. K., Tumtavitikul, S., Sharma, A., Hartung, R. U., Choi, Y. B. and Sutedja, B. (2015). Inguinal hernia repair: toward Asian guidelines. Asian J Endosc Surg 8(1): 16-23.
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