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Ghent, Belgium

Navigate the charming canals, admire the picturesque buildings that adorn Ghent's unique cityscape and enjoy the bustling marketplaces while refining your surgical skills on an ISAPS Fellowship where every corner holds the promise of discovery and artistry.

You have the opportunity to spend a 3-month fellowship at the esteemed private clinic of Drs. Tonnard and Verpaele in Ghent, Belgium. As a fellow, your presence is required at all surgeries conducted by either Dr. Tonnard or Dr. Verpaele, while assisting other plastic surgeons is optional but recommended. Additionally, you're encouraged to engage in writing clinical papers during your fellowship, with junior authorship granted..

Apply for the 2025 ISAPS Fellowship Program

Deadline: May 1, 2024


Useful Information


Visa, work permit



The fellows will have the use of a car. To be allowed to drive this car here, you will need an international driver’s license. Make sure you acquire this before travelling.

Fellowship Hosts

Prof. Patrick Tonnard

Prof. Patrick Tonnard

  • Coupure Center for Plastic Surgery
Dr. Alexis Verpaele

Dr. Alexis Verpaele

  • BV Dr Alexis Verpaele Plastische Chirurgie
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“I am very grateful to have been selected for an ISAPS fellowship and to have the chance to learn Facial Rejuvenation Surgery with world references on the subject, Patrick Tonnard & Alexis Verpaele, and their team. ISAPS provides this unique opportunity for technical, scientific, and cultural improvement with world-class plastic surgeons."

Eduardo Madalosso Zanin

ISAPS Fellow 2022 - Ghent, Belgium