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Dr. Bruno Dillemans

General & obesity surgeon


Dr. Dillemans evolved this high volume center to a Center of Excellence as well as a Center of Efficiency, both in conventional primary bariatric procedures as in revisional surgery.

You can apply for a fellowship of 3 months or an observership of 2-3 weeks in this Bariatric Center.

Details of the fellowship:

  • The fellowship will mainly be focused on bariatric surgery (laparoscopic gastric bypass, laparoscopic gastric banding, laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy, open or laparoscopic revisional procedures)
  • The fellow will also participate in  other general surgical procedures (lap nissen, lap gastrectomy, lap hernia, lap splenectomy, ...)
  • In general there are three full operation lists a week (monday, wednesday, thursday)
  • There will be sufficient 'hands-on' experience depending on the skills of the fellow
  • The fellow will be involved in the scientific work of the bariatric unit with co-authorship of the resulting publications
  • The fellowship will not be financially reimbursed
  • The fellowship does not conclude accommodation


Forms required for application:

  • Application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • A copy of your medical AND surgical license (English translation)
  • Letter of recommendation of your hospital

Questions and completed application forms with supporting documents should be directed to the secretary of General Surgery:

Evie Schelstraete
Ruddershove 10