Dr. Koen de Smet


Koen De Smet (Feb. 3, 1962)

Koen de Smet 3Dr. Koen De Smet is an orthopaedic & trauma surgeon, specialized in the hip resurfacing method and regarded one of the top 10 surgeons in this field in the world.

 

 

Training:

  • Graduated in Medicine in 1989 from the University of Ghent, Belgium
  • 1986-1987: research-assistant at the Orthopedic and Traumatologic Department of the Ghent St.Vincentius Hospital, Belgium
  • 1989-1990: General Surgery at the Rotherham District General Hospital, United Kingdom
  • 1990-1992: General Surgery at the St Jozef Hospital, Gentbrugge, Belgium 1992-1993: Orthopedics Heilig-Hart-Hospital,Tienen, Belgium
  • 1993-1995: Orthopedics and Traumatology University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium

Practice:

  • Dr. De Smet is staff member of the General HospitalJan Palfijn of Ghent and Director of the ANCA-Clinic
  • Expert domains:
  • Hip surgery: Hip Resurfacing, Total Hip Replacement and Revision Hip Surgery
  • Achievements:
  • Dr. De Smet has done well over 6000 hip surgeries (primary and revision) of which more than 3500 hip resurfacing procedures
  • General:
  • Dr. De Smet is author/co-author of numerous scientific papers, has organized several international congresses on hip resurfacing and acts as a highly qualified training centre

Koen De Smet, MD

AMCKoen de Smet
Anca Medical Center Gent
Xavier De Cocklaan 68.1
9831 St.Martens Latem (Deurle)
Belgium

Phone: +3292525903
Website: www.hip-clinic.com

Ancaclinic Rome
Valle Giulia ROMA Italy
Website:www.ancaclinic.it/it

 

 

Extra information: Dr. De Smet använder olika hip resurfacing protester, bland annat BHR och sedan THR med ett keramisk huvud, fast BMHR använder han inte.