Prof. Dr Van Coster Rudy




  • Paediatric Neurology

Additional expertise

  • Doctorate in Medical Sciences
  • Brain Metabolic Disorders
  • Genetic Brain Disorders in Children
  • Genetic Muscular Disorders in Children
  • Professor Emeritus Paediatric Neurology, Ghent University

Additional certification

  • ECFMG certificate (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates), US

Additional responsibilities

  • Former Department Head of Paediatric Neurology (Ghent University Hospital)
  • Former Department Head of Neuromuscular Reference Centre, Paediatrics Ward (Ghent University Hospital)
  • Former Head of Mitochondrial Diagnostics Laboratory (Ghent University Hospital)

Research activities

Awards and achievements

  • Carlos Hooft Prize


  • Belgian Scientific Society for Paediatric Neurology
  • Former Chair of the Belgian Scientific Society for Paediatric Neurology
  • World Muscle Society (WMS)
  • European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS)
  • Society for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism (SSIEM)

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.


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