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Coupure Centrum for Plastic Surgery

Coupure Centrum for Plastic Surgery

Show Phone NumberCoupure rechts 164-C/D, Gent, 9000Belgium
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Opening Hours

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
Prices from € 125 - Enquire for a fast quote from Coupure Centrum for Plastic Surgery. Excellent ServiceScore™: 4.1 from 135 votes. 4 verified patient reviews.

Popular Treatments

Plastic Surgeon Consultation
Breast Implants € 5800 - € 6400
Rhinoplasty € 5450 - € 7250
Tummy Tuck € 5250 - € 6000
Eyelid surgery € 1500 - € 4850
Breast Reduction from € 6050
Fat Transfer € 600 - € 7260
Facelift € 7260 - € 14500
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About Coupure Centrum for Plastic Surgery

A comprehensive range of facial and body beautification procedures are performed at this aesthetic clinic located in Ghent, Belgium. Dr Tonnard and Dr Verpaele are the original creators of the famous MACS facelifting technique. Surgical procedures performed by the team of expert plastic surgeons are reshaping the features of the face, eyelids, body contouring, breast reshaping, contouring of the arms and legs, Liposculpture and other weight reduction surgical procedures. Dr Verpaele and Tonnard are pioneers in the field of Microfat grafting and first published the technique of Nanofat grafting, which uses the regenerative capacities of fatty tissue. Croton oil peeling and Erbium YAG laser are their methods for skin surface renewing.

The procedures are performed in their exclusive private surgicenter "E:MC2" in the outskirts of Ghent.  E:MC2 features two top notch operating theaters, recovery room, private suites and a highly skilled and committed staff.

Non surgical services provided by the clinic are 

dermal filler injections 

for the treatment lines and wrinkles, laser based blemish removal, hair removal and mesotherapy.

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from 4 verified reviews Patient Reviews of Coupure Centrum for Plastic Surgery

"Very positive"
5 50Reviewed 12 May 2016 Verified user. Review confirmed by phone.
Treatment Received: Plastic Surgeon Consultation,Fat Transfer
I had structural fat grafting to correct dark circles and unevenness on my cheekbones due to recent eyebag removal. I was very pleased with Dr Verpaele at CentrumCoupure clinic. I did some research and discovered he was one of the best surgeons for this treatment. He listened to my concerns and responded to my questions. I am now post 2 weeks and the swelling has gone down. I am happy with the results

Very positive. Lovely clinic and hospital premises and Dr Verpaele took good care of me from consultation to treatment. I even received a call post treatment to check on my health. Dr Verpaele is very good a true professional and I don't believe he gets the credit he deserves.
Treated By: Alexis Total Amount Paid € 2400
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Anonymous London
"Extremely professional staff in the clinic"
5 50Reviewed 09 Dec 2014 Review verified by email.
Treatment Received: Breast Lift
Breast lift no implants

I had my first appoint with Dr Verpaele in August 2014 - a friend recommended him to me.
We discussed the detail of a breast lift with no implants. I had the surgery on 26th November and now, 2 weeks post op, I am thrilled with the results. It is a long healing process - I am aware of this - but I could never be more pleased.

The surgery took place at E:MC² in Gent. Extremely professional staff in the clinic. I was very nervous and shaky, I have to admit and everybody tried their best to make me feel at ease as much as possible. After I woke up I had around me one very friendly nurse taking care the first hours post op go well. I went home that evening. the same nurse called me the very next day to check up on me. The staff working there is just amazing.

My two post op visits went well, I am healing good. There might be cheaper doctors there but for me it is the best money I have ever spent and I love the results. No wonder everybody recommends him. I fully recommend Dr Verpaele and the clinic.
Total Amount Paid € 5000
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Monica Belgium
"Very good quality work"
4.9 50Reviewed 30 Jun 2014 Review verified by phone and email.
Treatment Received: Facelift,Fat Transfer
Facelift, upper eyelift, fat transfer

I contacted two clinics, only one replied - with Dr Verpaele himself replying within a day or so. I quickly booked his one spare window & met with him in Ghent, where we discussed an upper eyelift & fat transfer/fillers (I wanted a 'non surgical' facelift & fillers in my upper & lower eyelids). But then I realised that as he invented the MACS lift (with his partner Dr Tonnard) I was in a good place to just get it all done properly - why have 2 healing times when you can have one? I was planning on doing a face lift next year anyway.

He was affordable, not as inexpensive as some in Belgium but he's a top flight, internationally reknowned surgeon & is extremely experienced in fat grating (a must with any procedure, its the volume that matters) & eyes, & at no point did he push or sell anything. A great deal less than London for the very best, with top end facilities & fantastic staff that speak perfect English.

The lift itself was done under a sedative not a general, not for everyone & not pleasant, but bearable. My eyes (which I was worried about) were the easy part, but as a MACS lift really gets to under your chin & neck there's a lot of stretching & tightness, followed by a lot of swelling & bruising. I have heard of people going back to the UK the next day on the Eurostar & would absolutely not recommend this. You will not be able to chew food for at least a week either, & will not be able to put a scarf & sunglasses on & go out sightseeing unless you don't mind being stared at.

I have yet to see my final result, but so far I am thrilled. The stitches in my upper eyes are so fine they are barely visible, the stitching around my ears is minimal too. This is very good quality work indeed. Highly recommend Dr Vepaele & his clinic.
Total Amount Paid € 8300
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Tjm London
"The best in under eye surgery"
4.7 50Reviewed 13 Dec 2013 Verified user. Review confirmed by email.
Treatment Received: Plastic Surgeon Consultation
under eyes operation

I was pleased with the price. Dr. Patrick Tonnard is the best in under eye surgery. He gave my face joy and a new look. He wonderfully took away the filler another doctor injected into my under eyes 10 years ago in Holland that destroyed my face and made me look like a 50 yrs old woman. I am glad I found Dr Patrick in Belgium. More kudos to your work and friendliness my doctor.
Total Amount Paid € 1200
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  • Ziekenhuiswet / La loi sur les hôpitaux (Belgium) 
  • RBSPS - Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery (Belgium) 
  • EBOPRAS - European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (International) 
  • ISAPS - International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (International) 
  • AAAASF - American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (US) 


Plastic Surgery


ParkingAccessible to disabled peoplePublic transport accessWheelchair accessible toiletAccess without stepsDisabled parkingPatient bathroomWireless accessOn-site pharmacy

Clinic Services

Emergency serviceText message remindersHome visitsOpen 24 hours - outside office hours the treating doctor is available over cell phoneOpen weekends - outside office hours the treating doctor is available over cell phone

Travel Services

Local accommodationTranslation servicesPick up service from hotelPick up service from airport

Languages spoken


Plastic Surgery

€ 2100 - € 4235
Arm Lift

limited arm lifts can be done under local anesthesia, hence the lower price.  The higher price is for more extensive arm lifts under general anesthesia

€ 5800 - € 6400
Breast Implants

All implants are from the German Polytech brand, and are polyurethane covered for stable results and long-term safety. Placement via an incision in the fold under the breast is @ 4800 ex VAT, via the nipple (less visible scar) 5300 ex VAT.  Armpit incision is not recommended.

€ 6050 - € 7260
Breast Lift
Breast Reconstruction
from € 6050
Breast Reduction
€ 5000 - € 5500
Butt Implants
€ 5000 - € 7500
Butt Lift
Butt Reduction
Cheek Implants
Chin Implant
€ 1500 - € 4850
Eyelid surgery
Price range from a simple skin upper eyelid correction to a comprehensive correction of upper and lower eyelids, if needed including microfat grafting.
€ 7260 - € 14500
Price range from a simple lower facelift under local anesthesia to a comprehensive correction of upper and lower face, if needed including microfat grafting, under general anesthesia.
€ 600 - € 7260
Fat Transfer

Lipofilling or Microfat grafting are our speciality. We have pioneered several techniques for fat transfer and have very consistent results which are widely published. Nanofat grafting has been invented by us and uses the regenerative cells from the fat for skin improvement and scar correction.

Price range from a limited microfat grafting in the face to a large volume correction of breast or buttocks under general anesthesia.

Inverted Nipple Surgery
Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation
Lip Reduction
Plastic Surgeon Consultation
€ 5450 - € 7250
Thigh Lift
€ 5250 - € 6000
Tummy Tuck

Medical Aesthetics

€ 365 - € 730
€ 300 - € 675
Dermal Fillers

Wrinkle treatment with hyaluronic acid : 250€ for 1cc syringe

Volume enhancement with cross linked hyaluronic acid : 600€ for 2cc syringe

Additional syringes are charged at cost price (150-230/syringe)

€ 365 - € 730
CoolTech fat freezing
€ 450 - € 600
Lip Augmentation
from € 180
Spider Veins Treatment
€ 125 - € 900
Treatment for Wrinkles


from € 150
Birthmark Removal

1st birthmark charged 150, each following adds € 75

Beauty Salon Treatments

Laser Wrinkle Reduction
Coupure Centrum for Plastic Surgery

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Patrick L.

Dr Patrick L. Tonnard


Dr. Patrick L. Tonnard graduated in medicine from Ghent University in 1987. He spent three years as an assistant surgeon to Professor Derom at Ghent University Hospital and was then appointed as an assistant in plastic surgery at the Hôpital du Tondu in Bordeaux, France. From 1990 to 1993 he worked as a plastic surgeon alongside Professor Matton at Ghent University Hospital. He then spent six months as an assistant to Dr. Ortiz-Monasterio in Mexico City. He eventually set up his practice in Ghent. Since 1994 Dr. Tonnard has acted as a plastic surgery consultant at Ghent University Sint-Lucas and assistant clinical professor at Ghent University Hospital. He was a founder partner of the Coupure Centre for Plastic Surgery and in 2005 also became a founder partner of t Zwin Medical Centre in the Dutch town of Oostburg. With his colleague Dr. Verpaele 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. Dr. Tonnard is a member of the Royal Belgian Society for Surgery, the Belgian and Dutch Association for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, the ISAPS (International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) and the ASAPS (American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons). He has also been appointedFellow of the Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum and Fellow of the European Board of Plastic Surgery. Dr. Tonnard is also the author of approximately fifty scientific publications, has presented over two hundred scientific papers at national and international conferences, and made numerous contributions to scientific articles and books. He is much in demand as a speaker and moderator at international conferences and is an authority on surgical rejuvenation of the face.


Dr Alexis Verpaele MD, PhD

Job Title:
  Aesthetic Medicine Physician
  Aesthetic Medicine
  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.

Show Phone NumberCoupure rechts 164-C/D, Gent, 9000Belgium