Doctor Michel Heymans is a recognised plastic surgeon who graduated from the Université Catholique de Louvain in 1994 and is a member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery. He also holds a degree in microsurgery.
Doctor Heymans is head of the Plastic Surgery Department at the Clinique Saint-Pierre Ottignies. He is also a member of the Faculty Board of GC Aesthetics; one of the world’s leading manufacturers of breast implants. He regularly gives seminars on certain plastic surgery techniques in various European countries.
Doctor Jacques Duchateau is a recognised plastic surgeon who graduated from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1985 and is a member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery.
Doctor Duchateau is active in three Brussels hospitals, as head of the Plastic Surgery Department at the Etterbeek-Ixelles Hospital Centre since 1995, as consultant at the Erasmus University Hospital since 1990, and as a practitioner at the Edith Cavell Clinic since 1999. He practices all plastic surgery procedures, with a predilection for breast augmentation and facial rejuvenation.
Doctor Serge de Fontaine is a plastic surgeon, member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery and a graduate of the Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum (CCP) since 1992. He is currently a consultant at the Claris Clinic, one day a week. His main areas of activity in Aesthetic Surgery at the Claris Clinic are facial and breast aesthetic surgery. He has a particular interest in facelifts and rhinoplasties.
Doctor de Fontaine is also head of the Plastic Surgery Department at the Erasmus University Hospital (Cliniques Universitaires de Bruxelles, ULB), where he is supervisor at the Ministry of Public Health and trains several candidate specialists in Plastic Surgery at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). He practises reconstructive surgery and is particularly interested in complex rhinoplasties in collaboration with his ENT colleagues, facial reconstruction after facial paralysis, as well as microsurgery. He is President of the Master of Specialisation in Plastic Surgery at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Doctor Thierry Fourez is a recognised plastic surgeon who graduated from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 1995 and is a member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery. He also holds a degree in microsurgery.
Doctor Fourez has been working at the Etterbeek-Ixelles Hospital Centre for 19 years, and for 9 years at the Edith Cavell Clinic. He also previously worked as an aesthetic surgeon in two private clinics.
He has a predilection for eyelid and breast surgery.
Doctor Fanny Ballieux is a graduate of the Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum and of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) since 2017.
She is also a member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery. She also completed an additional year of fellowship at the Breast Academy on the Gold Coast in Australia. This experience allowed her to specialise in aesthetic breast surgery and facial rejuvenation.
Doctor Bailleux spent two years in Australia during which she worked at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney and at the Pacific Private Hospital on the Gold Coast. Her patients appreciate her for her ethics and natural-looking surgical results.
Doctor Bailleux is currently working at the Claris Clinic and the Clinique des Champs-Élysées in Lille and Paris.
Doctor Aurore Lafosse is a plastic surgeon and a graduate of the Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum since 2012. She is also a member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery. She practised for three years at the Saint-Luc University Hospital, where she was in particular in charge of reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery.
At the same time, she conducted research with the support of the National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS) in the field of regenerative medicine and cellular therapy for skin regeneration.
Doctor Lafosse currently performs her surgical activity at the Claris Clinic and the Sainte-Anne Saint-Remi Clinic in Brussels.
Doctor Jean-Valéry Berthe is a plastic surgeon, member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery and a graduate of the Collegium Chirugicum Plasticum (CCP) and of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS) since 2001. He is currently a consultant at the Claris Clinic, the Edith Cavell Clinic (CHIREC, Brussels) and the Erasmus University Hospital (Cliniques Universitaires de Bruxelles, ULB). His main areas of activity are aesthetic surgery of the face, breast and silhouette, as well as reconstructive breast surgery.
Until 2014, Doctor Berthe was practising as Deputy Head of Clinic at the Erasmus University Hospital, where he developed his skills in reconstructive, aesthetic and microsurgery. He is also a member of the teaching staff at the Plastic Surgery D.E.S. at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB).
Doctor Axel de Vooght is a plastic surgeon and graduate of the Université Catholique de Louvain since 2003. He undertook his postgraduate training at the Saint-Luc University Hospital in Brussels, as well as at the Inselspital in Bern (Switzerland). He then obtained his European Recognition Diploma (EBOPRAS – 2004). He completed his curriculum with a fellowship in facial and craniofacial surgery with Dr Daniel Marchac in Paris.
Doctor de Vooght is a member of the Belgian Royal Society for Plastic Surgery, the French Society of Reconstructive and Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (SOF.CPRE), the Rhinoplasty Society of Europe, the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).
His main areas of interest are facial aesthetic surgery (including rhinoplasties, facelifts and eyelid surgery) and senological surgery (breast augmentation, breast reduction and breast lifts). Doctor de Vooght speaks fluent French, (mother tongue), English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch.
Doctor Cantella is working within the CHIREC Group in Brussels.
As a specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, he was recognised by the Belgian Ministry of Public Health in 2006.
Trained in medicine at the UCL, he continued his specialisation in surgery at the ULB. During his training in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, he worked in the best centres and with the best French and Belgian hand and maxillofacial surgeons. He is a graduate in microsurgery and emergency medicine. With his extensive experience in reconstructive surgery, he early developed his activity in private practice.
Doctor Serge Broka is a specialist doctor in anaesthesia-intensive care and a graduate of the Université Catholique de Louvain since 1994.
He has practised and taught anaesthesiology in a university setting (UCL Clinics of Mont-Godinne) for 9 years, before orienting his career towards the development of anaesthesia in a non-hospital setting.
Doctor Broka now works as part of the office-based centre of the European Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care dedicated to non-hospital anaesthesia activities.
Doctor Bernard Vanderick graduated in anaesthesia-intensive care. He received his university training at the Saint-Luc University Hospital in Brussels (UCL) and has been practicing at the Sainte-Anne Saint-Remi Clinic since 2000.
Doctor Vanderick practises anaesthesia in office-based surgery (OBA) since 2009, focusing on compliance with quality standards. In addition, algology (pain treatment) also represents an important part of his medical activity.
Doctor Philippe Bredas is a specialist doctor in anaesthesia-intensive care.
Doctor Elisabeth Yanko received her medical degree from the UCL in 1995 and is an anaesthetist-intensive care specialist at the same institution since 2001.
After having been an assistant in anaesthesia at the Université Catholique de Louvain, she is Deputy Head of the Anaesthesia Clinic at the Etterbeek-Ixelles Hospital Centre since 2005.
Doctor Pierre Hoffreumon is a specialist doctor in anaesthesiology. He received his university training at the Saint-Luc University Hospital in Brussels (UCL) and at the Cantonal University Hospital in Geneva (Switzerland).
Doctor Hoffreumon joined the anaesthesiology department at the Clinique Saint-Pierre in Ottignies, where he has been practicing since 1991. He is a member of the Belgian Society for Anaesthesia and Resuscitation and has taken part in the seminars of the Committee for European Education in Anaesthesiology since 1993. Doctor Hoffreumon teaches anaesthesiology to bachelor students in nursing at the Haute Ecole ISEI – Parnasse in Louvain-La-Neuve.
Doctor Stéphane Deneu is a specialist in anaesthesia-intensive care and a graduate of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) since 2000. He undertook a university training at the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw Hospital in Aalst and in the Armand Trousseau Hospital in Paris.
Doctor Deneu is now practicing at the Braine-l’Alleud Waterloo Hospital (CHIREC group) since 2006.
Doctor Olivier Gardenal graduated in anaesthesia-intensive care. He undertook his medical training in the Toulouse University Hospital (France) and validated his medical specialty in the Nancy University Hospital (France), where he then practised as Clinical Head (lecturer-researcher) from 2004 to 2006.
After having practised anaesthesia-intensive care in a humanitarian (MSF) and military setting (French army, UN), he has been working since 2009 at the Sainte-Anne Saint-Remi Clinic in Brussels, where he is also in charge of the Surgical Day Hospital.
Professor Bertrand RICHERT is associate professor and titular of the dermatology course at the Faculty of Medicine and Motor Sciences at the ULB.
He is head of the dermatology department of the Brugmann University Hospital, Saint-Pierre University Hospital and Queen Fabiola Children’s University Hospital.
He has published more than 100 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the author of 3 books in English, 3 in French and 26 chapters in reference books. He has made over 150 presentations worldwide.
He was at the origin of the development of the courses and masterclasses of the European Academy of Dermatology, of which he is one of the members representing Belgium.
He actively participates in the lectures on cutaneous cancer surgery and interventional cosmetology within the dermatology training of dermatology assistants at the ULB but also abroad. He regularly welcomes in his department doctors who come to complete their training.
Doctor Pauline Lecerf graduated in medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles with great distinction in 2011. She then obtained her specialist diploma in dermatology and venereology with the greatest distinction in 2016. She is a member of the Royal Belgian Society of Dermatology and Venereology, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, the European Nail Society (former treasurer), the French Society of Dermatology (SFD) and the Nail Group of the SFD.
During her career, she has specialised in nail pathology and surgery, oncology, and medical mycology.
Currently resident in dermatology at the Brugmann University Hospital, she holds specialised consultations: body mapping for skin cancer screening, nail pathology and surgery, skin surgery, cosmetology.
With her knowledge of surgery and anatomy of the face, she then specialised in aesthetic dermatology to meet the demands of her patients, respecting the anatomy of the face to obtain the most natural result possible. She was able to train with many Belgian and foreign specialists in aesthetic dermatology (Workshop, Congress, Assistant to the Fostering Course Cosmetic Dermatology of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, …).
Ongoing scientific activities: ongoing scientific thesis, publication of articles, book chapters, oral presentations in Belgium and abroad, participation in numerous training courses (GLEM, FMC, interuniversity diplomas abroad, …).
Graduated in medicine from the Université Libre de Bruxelles in 2000, she also obtained her diploma in Dermatology and Venereology at the same university in 2005, with the highest distinction. During her residency at the Erasme Hospital in 2009, she obtained the French inter-university diploma in Lasers, Aesthetic Dermatology and Cosmetology at Besançon, and at the university of Montpellier in 2010 she was awared a degree in skin cancerology.
Until 2020, she was Deputy Head of Clinic at the Brugmann University Hospital Center and she held specialist consultations in cosmetology and aesthetics.
She is a member of the Royal Belgian Dermatology Society, and her areas of specialization are chronic inflammatory diseases, oncology and aesthetics. She is currently still practicing at the university hospital CHU Brugmann, and within the CHIREC group at the Delta hospital.
Dr André Graduated in medicine from the Université Libre de Bruxelles with Distinction in 2016, and then obtained her specialist diploma in dermatology and venereology in 2020, also with a distinction. She is a member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology and of the Belgian Society of Pediatric Dermatology.
During her career, she trained at CHU Saint-Pierre, CHU Brugmann, Queen Fabiola’s Hospital for Children and Erasme Hospital.
In addition to her practice of general dermatology, Doctor André specialized in the management of pediatric pathologies, nail pathologies and skin cancer screening during her academic career. She also specialized in systemic diseases with dermatological manifestations (inter-university diploma from the University of Montpellier).
She was able to train with Belgian and foreign specialists in aesthetic dermatology (Workshop, Congress, etc.). In addition to her activity at the Claris Clinic, Dr André balances her dermatology consultations between Saint-Pierre hospital (Brussels), Clinique Notre-Dame de Grâce (Gosselies) and the Brussels Skin Center (Brussels) and the Alliance Medical Centre (Braine l’Alleud).
Dr Marc Moradi is a medical graduate, specialist in anaesthesia-intensive care and emergency medicine from the University of Liège. He also holds an IUD in analgesic hypnosis (University of Liège), a master’s degree in aesthetic medicine from the Queen Mary University of London, as well as an IUD in baldness treatment and an IUD in aesthetic laser treatment from the University of Lyon.
Doctor Moradi is a member of the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery).
He carries out his activities of hair aesthetics and treatments at the Claris Clinic (Brussels) but also at the Mont-Saint-Martin Clinic (Liège) and at the Botaclinic (Liège).
He has a particular interest in regenerative medicine and stem cell treatments for hair regrowth and skin rejuvenation (“stem cell therapy”).
Doctor Priscilla D’Agostino is an orthopaedic surgeon specialised and qualified in hand and wrist surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, arthroscopic surgery, and microsurgery.
Doctor D’Agostino is a Doctor of Medicine since June 2003 and obtained the title of Specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery in 2009. She also holds a European interuniversity diploma in hand surgery and a diploma in microsurgical techniques from the University of Paris XIII.
She is an active member of several European and International Societies. She completed a PhD thesis in the specific field of anatomy and biomechanics of the hand at the KU Leuven.
She is author and reviewer of scientific publications in leading surgical journals and is also associate editor of the journal Hand Surgery and Rehabilitation.
Doctor François Terryn is a recognised general surgeon, graduated from the Université Catholique de Louvain in 2000 and is a member of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery.
Doctor Terryn is currently practicing at the University Hospital CHU UCL Namur on the Sainte-Elisabeth site in Namur.
He performs all general and endocrine surgery with a predilection for bariatric surgery (“obesity surgery”) and metabolic surgery by laparoscopy.
Doctor Ariane Gerkens graduated in medicine in 1998 and practised general medicine for three years. She then specialised in gastroenterology, which she has been practising since 2007. She has practised gastroenterology in the departments of the Saint-Pierre University Hospital in Brussels, the Ambroise Paré Hospital in Mons and the Erasmus University Hospital in Brussels. Doctor Gerkens has been practicing gastroenterology in private practice since 2010 and opened the Boitsfort Medical Center (For.Med) in 2015.
Doctor Gerkens also holds an IUD in Artificial Nutrition and an IUD in Digestive Functional Explorations from the Faculty of Medicine of Paris Descartes.
Larissa Reul is in charge of the administrative and commercial management of the Claris Clinic. Being quadrilingual, she has held similar positions in the fashion, wellness and cosmetics industry, both in Belgium and abroad. She is responsible for the entire non-medical part of the Clinic, ranging from administrative management to patient contacts or relations with suppliers. She also takes care of the Claris Clinic’s communication.
Operating Block Nurse
Tamara is an operating room nurse. With her extensive experience in various renowned hospitals, she takes care of the reception and follow-up of patients, and of the various aspects that ensure a smooth running of the operating day.
Stéphanie is responsible for the supply of material for the operating block and for the management of medical stocks. She is also responsible for the preparation of the surgical programmes and provides administrative support if necessary.
Oriane De Breucker is an emergency nurse by training. She has worked for several years in various emergency departments, in particular in the Saint-Elisabeth Clinic in Brussels and the Braine-l’Alleud Hospital.
Oriane is head of the Claris Clinic’s operating block since 2014. In addition to carrying out various aesthetic treatments and with her experience in the operating room, she is also responsible for the information consultations on plastic surgery at the Claris Clinic.
Nurse – Overweight Management
Julie is a nurse by training and is weight loss coordinator at the Claris Clinic.
She worked for more than 10 years in the field of obesity and gastric balloon surgery, in collaboration with various hospital centres.
As a nutrition coach, Julie is responsible for the Elipse Programme and the follow-up of patients throughout their entire journey. She also offers classic nutrition consultations independently of the Elipse Programme.
Nurse – Overweight Management
Sandrine is a nurse by training and works with the weight loss team of the Claris Clinic.
As a nutritherapy graduate, she is primarily responsible for the Elipse Programme and the follow-up of patients throughout their entire journey. She also offers classic nutrition consultations independently of the Elipse Programme.