Welcome Prof. Karel Decaestecker, MD

Prof. Karel Decaestecker adds to the Maria Middelares General Hospital Urology Department with his expertise in robotic surgery, in particular robot-assisted radical cystectomy and intracorporeal urinary reconstruction type urostoma or a replacement bladder.

At the Maria Middelares General Hospital, he will join a multidisciplinary team (including medical oncology) that aims to optimise the care of bladder cancer patients and in which the patient is central to his care, both clinically and scientifically.

Prof Decaestecker is also an active member of several scientific organisations and is the (co-) author of several scientific articles. He is very involved in the education and training of medical students, resident assistants and fellow urologists/surgeons at home and abroad.