Since June 2014
Representing the Flemish Hospitals in this National Board whose main role is to advise the Minister of Health in all matters concerning emergency services: E.D., ambulance, ...
Since March 2014
As MEDA doctor I provide basic and emergency health care to the staff, passengers and visitors of the Brussels International Airport... Quite something different but always fun to function in this gigantic well organized machinery of an airport...
Chief Medical Officer
Since April 2013
AZJP is a regional hospital in full development, with tons of challenges for the years to come: robotic surgery, accreditation, building the new hospital, ... As CMO I am responsible for quality of care and further solidification of the medical department
Project Manager "New Hospital"
Since October 2010
Interface between specialty doctors and architects for the planning and construction of the new hospital in Vilvoorde.
Since January 2009
Treating obesity in a high-tech and design environment
May 2011 --- April 2013
Operational management of Surgical, Critical and Clinical-supporting departments
February 2008 --- March 2013
On a freelance basis, working as EMS doc on the only 24h/day flying SMUR in Belgium
December 2009 --- August 2011
Just your average A&E workload ;-)
Head of department
March 2007 --- December 2009
Trying -in vain- to reorganize the E.R., with an increase in workload of 70% in two years
Consultant Head of Clinic
September 2003 --- March 2009
Specialist in abdominal Wall Surgery: inguinal, umbilical, incisional, ... hernia surgery
Senior Surgical Staff Member
June 2005 --- March 2007
Treating burns and managing the human keratinocyte- and skin bank
Associate Head of Emergency Department
September 2004 --- June 2005
Running the ER and harmonizing prehospital resources...
AdaptabilityApproachabilityAuthenticityCommunicativeCoordinationCreative thinkingCritical thinkingCuriosityEfficiencyInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedStrategic thinkingTrustWillingness to compromise
CoachingCommunication SkillsEmergency medicineEnglishGeneral surgeryHealthcareHospitalsLife SciencesMedicinePresentation SkillsProblem SolvingScientific methodologyTeamwork
Skills and Expertise
Interact with physiciansCoach and provide guidance to clinical staff.Collaborate with medical teamCollaborate with project teamCoordinationDirect co-workers to achieve resultInteract with physiciansInteract with nursesLiaise with doctorsLead teamsLiaise with professionals in other divisions of the company as requiredlifescienceNetworkNegotiationOral presentationProvide medical insightsProvide trainingSolve problemsTeaching Assure medical quality
Assure medical quality Create SOPs Develop protocols Guide students Interact with physicians Interact with nurses Interpret data Write papersCoachInteract with ethics committee
Specialist in General Surgery and Emergency Medicine from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2004
Master in Medicine from Universiteit Gent in 1997
in Latin-Sciences-Math from Koninklijk Atheneum Oostende in 1990