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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.

A 3 months fellowship can be spent in the prestigious private clinic of Dr Tonnard and Verpaele in Ghent, Belgium. As a fellow, you are expected to be present at all the surgeries performed by either Dr. Tonnard or Dr. Verpaele. Assisting with other plastic surgeons is optional but recommended if available. You are also encouraged to participate in or initiate the writing of clinical papers during your fellowship. Junior authorship will be 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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