Bruno Dillemans

  

PROFESSOR BRUNO DILLEMANS MD

Chief of Staff

Department of General Surgery

AZ Sint–Jan Brugge – Oostende AV

Ruddershove 10 8000 BRUGGE (Belgium) bruno.dillemans@azsintjan.be

www.dillemans.be

 

Education and Professional Activities

 

1979 – 1986 Catholic University of Leuven - Degree of Medical Doctor (Magna cum Laude)

 

1986 – 1990 Specialization in General Surgery: Heilig Hart Hospital Roeselare

 

1990 – 1992 Specialization in General Surgery: University Hospital Leuven

 

1992 – 1994 Super specialization in Abdominal and Laparoscopic Surgery:   Academic Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands

 

1994 – current Staff member: Department of General, Pediatric and Vascular Surgery, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge - Oostende AV

 

2011– current Chief of Staff:   Department of General, Pediatric and Vascular Surgery, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge – Oostende AV (1200 beds – 300 specialists)

 

Clinical Activities

 

Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery :

1400 cases /year

25 % revisional procedures

 

Upper GI surgery (esophagus/gastric and spleen surgery)

 

Teaching and Training

 

Organizing Fellowships of 3 months to teach international surgeons (2-3 fellows/3 months)

Organizing clinical courses every month: Clinical Immersions Covidien – Medtronic, EMEA and side-by-side courses Johnson & Johnson (+/- 150 observerships/year)

Active participation at different teaching programs and postgraduate courses (BeSOMS, BGES, IRCAD) for residents and general surgeons

Academic Consulent University of Gent ( 2010 – 2018)

Course director of the international meeting ‘Master Class in Gastric Bypass’ 2006

Course director of the 10th International B.E.S.T. Congress 2013 with J. Himpens and N. Kawahara

Vice-president of IFSO EC Brussels 2014 (President Luc Lemmens)

 

Scientific Activities (Bariatric Surgery)

 

Publications / book chapters: see www.dillemans.be

Active member of IFSO, ASMBS and BeSOMS

 

Oral and video presentations at IFSO World, IFSO EC, EAES, OESO, EUROSURGERY, IRCAD, BOMSS, SOFFCO, AIMS, AEC, B.E.S.T.,…

 

Live surgery at IFSO World, IFSO EC, ASMBS Los Angeles, B.E.S.T., European School of Laparoscopic Surgery, NIA Symposium, AIMS Milano, SICOB Napels, GOSS, BOMSS, SECO, Moscow International Bariatric Congress, …

 

Management Experience

 

President of the BeSOMS (Belgian Section of Obesity and Metabolic Surgery) (2010- 2012)

 

President-elect of the BeSOMS (2008-2010)

 

President of the Medical Council, AZ Sint-Jan Hospital Brugge – Oostende AV Campus Brugge

(1999 – 2002) and (2002 – 2005)

 

Vice-president of the Medical Council, AZ Sint-Jan Hospital Brugge – Oostende AV Campus Brugge

(1996 – 1999) and (2005 – 2008)

 

President of the Advisory Board of ‘AZ Nieuws Magazine’, AZ Sint-Jan Hospital Brugge – Oostende