Prof. Dr. Eric Senneville

Specialist in Infectious Diseases

Gustave Dron Hospital, Tourcoing, France

Prof Eric Senneville, MD, PhD,  trained in medicine in Lille University, France before specializing from 1983 to 1991 in Cardiology, Nephrology, Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Working with Prof Yves J Mouton, he established a diabetic foot clinic in 1996 with a special interest in the management of diabetic patients with osteomyelitis of the foot. Prof Senneville has been consultant at the Department of Orthopedic surgery of the Lille University hospital since 1995. He is responsible for a 42-bed unit in the University Department of Infectious Diseases at the Gustave Dron hospital of Tourcoing, France and is since 2008 the coordinator of one of the 9 French national referent center for the management of patients with complex osteo-articular infections.

Prof Senneville is part of the expert panel of both the infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot Infection (IWGDF) for the guidelines on the management of diabetic foot infections. He has authored more than 170 indexed review articles and original articles and over 30 textbook chapters.