Additional expertise

  • Oesophageal and stomach surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Robot surgery

Additional certification

  • Radioprotection
  • Brevet Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
  • Brevet Acute Medicine

Additional responsibility

  • Oesophageal surgery consultant at Ghent University Hospital

Research activities

  • Iid BARIA-link academy meeting (Linking experts on Bariatric Surgery)


  • RBSS (Royal Belgian Society for Surgery)
  • EAES (European Association for Endoscopic Surgery)
  • EHS (European Hernia Society)
  • BSSO (Belgian Society of Surgical Oncology)
  • BSOMS (Belgian Section of Obesity & Metabolic Surgery)


Surgery in Ghent

Maria Middelares Obesity

Not covered by agreement with the health insurance fund

In principle, the physician can always charge a supplementary fee for consultations or examinations in the outpatients clinic.


Maria Middelares General Hospital

Consultation: By appointment

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St. Denijslaan Outpatients Clinic

Consultation: By appointment
Important! The R4 exit, in the direction towards Sint-Denijslaan, is closed. Use the Ghent Sint Pieters/HoGhent Schoonmeeersen exit.

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