Additional training

  • General and Thoracic Surgery

Additional certification

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Surgery

Additional responsibilities

  • Member of the Medical Board of Maria Middelares General Hospital
  • Former Chair and Governing Member of the BSAWS (Belgian Section for Abdominal Wall Surgery)
  • Chair of the European Working Group on the Registry of Abdominal Wall Surgeries (EuraHS)

Research activities

Awards and achievements

  • International expert and speaker on abdominal wall surgery
  • Congress President of the ‘33rd International Congress of the European Hernia Society’ in Ghent, May 10-13, 2011 (


  • KBGH: Royal Belgian Society for Surgery (title-holding member)
  • BSAWS: Belgian Section for Abdominal Wall Surgery (board member/chair 2008-2010)
  • BGES: Belgian Group for Endoscopic Surgery
  • EAES: European Association for Endoscopic Surgery
  • EHS: European Hernia Society (Congress President 2011 in Ghent)
  • BSCTS: Belgian Society for Cardio Thoracic Surgery
  • BSP: Belgian Society of Pneumology


Surgery Ghent

Ghent Hernia Centre

Maria Middelares Obesity

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Maria Middelares General Hospital

Waiting room: Gate F, reception desk F1c

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