Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, MBA, FACS
Established in 1991, the Excel Award has been presented to 28 surgeons who have made outstanding contributions to laparoscopy, endoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery. The Excel Award may be presented to an individual, in any field, who has made outstanding contributions to laparoscopy, endoscopy, and/or the field of minimally invasive surgery. Previous recipients have been from various specialties and various nationalities. Each year the Excel Award recipient is invited to speak at the Annual Meeting.