Dr Alexis Verpaele MD, PhD
Job Title: Aesthetic Medicine Physician
Specialisations: Aesthetic Medicine
Languages: English, Dutch
Dr. Alexis Verpaele graduated as a doctor of medicine, surgery and obstetrics in 1988. In 1994 he specialised as a general surgeon under Professor Derom. He completed his training in plastic surgery in the British city of Norwich and at Ghent University Hospital under Professor Monstrey, where he worked from 1994 to 1997. Between 1997 and 1999 he was on the staff of the plastic surgery department of Ghent University Hospital. Since 1999 Dr. Verpaele has been the co-director of the Coupure Centre for Plastic Surgery in Ghent and the t Zwin Medical Centre in the Dutch town of Oostburg. He has been appointed Fellow of the Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum and Fellow of the European Board of Plastic Surgery. He also acts as a plastic surgery consultant at Ghent University Sint-Lucas and assistant clinical professor at Ghent University Hospital. With his colleague Dr. Tonnard he set up the Aesthetic Medical Centre 2 (E:MC²) in 2007. This is an exclusive private surgical centre for aesthetic surgery in Sint-Martems-Latem.