Additional expertise

  • Heart rhythm surgery
  • Myocardial bridge surgeries on a beating heart
  • Percutaneous aortic valves (together with cardiologists)
  • Minimally-invasive aortic valve surgery

Additional certification

  • Master of Science in Surgical Sciences
  • Fellow of the European Board of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

Research activities


  • Belgian Society for Cardio-thoracic Surgery
  • European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons



Surgery Ghent

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

Waiting room: Gate F, reception desk F1c
Consultation: By appointment

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