Additional expertise

  • Minimally-invasive Aortic Surgery FEVAR (Fenestrated Endo-vascular Aneurysm Repair), TEVAR (Thoracic Endo-vascular Aneurysm Repair)
  • Carotid artery stenting
  • Phlebology

Additional certification

  • Doctor in Medical Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium and Imperial College London, UK (PhD).
  • European Certification in Vascular Surgery, Fellow of the European Board of Vascular Surgery (FEVBS).
  • Certification in Vascular Surgery, Belgian Society for Vascular Surgery, Belgium.
  • Certification in Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Ghent, Ghent University Medical School, Belgium
  • Certification in Medical Radiation Protection, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Certification in General Surgery, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Catholic University of Louvain Medical School, Belgium.
  • Acute Trauma Life Support, Columbia University, New York New York, USA.
  • Masters degree, Catholic University of Louvain Medical School, Belgium (MD).

Additional responsibilities

  • Member of the Maria Middelares General Hospital Medical Board
  • Guest Lecturer, Artevelde College

Research activities


  • >20 A1 peer-reviewed scientific articles (see list on PubMed)
  • >30 C2 peer-reviewed scientific abstracts with 10 scientific awards (CIRSE, VEITH, SITE, MEET, ICCA, BSET)
  • Two book chapters


  • Royal Belgian Society of Surgery
  • Belgian Society of Vascular Surgery
  • Belgian Young Flow Masters
  • Dutch Society of Surgery
  • Dutch Society of Vascular Surgery
  • British Society for Endovascular Therapy
  • European Society of Vascular Surgery
  • International Society of Vascular Surgery

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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