Hamdi Moustapha

MEDICAL TRAINING:
– 6 years at the Medical School of Damascus, SYRIA (1984-1990)
– Medical Doctor (M.D) with high academic honours (30.06.1990)
– Equivalence of Free University of Brussels, Belgium.

GENERAL SURGERY TRAINING:
– SHO in General Surgery (10-1990 – 07-1991) Al-Assadi Hospital, Damascus, Syria.
– Registrar (10-1991 – 09-1993) JULES BORDET INSTITUTE, CENTER of TUMOURS
– Registrar (10-1993 – 09-1994)

UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL CENTER JOSEPH BRACOPS
– Brussels, Belgium. ( Prof. VAN GIJSEL )

PLASTIC SURGERY TRAINING:
– Registrar (10-1994 – 09-1996) BRUGMANN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
REINE FABIOLA UNIVERSITY PEDIATRIC HOSPITAL
Brussels, Belgium. (Prof. DE MEY )

– Fellowship in Microsurgery (10-1996 – 09-1997)
CANNIESBURN HOSPITAL Glasgow, Scotland.
(Mr. WEBSTER, Mr. SOUTAR, Mr. TAGGART, Mr. RATCLIFFE)
Rotation: – Breast, Head & Neck, Burns, Hand Surgery.

– Fellow of Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum (FCCP) (15.06.1997)

– Graduated as Specialist in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (30.09.1997)
FREE UNIVERSITY of BRUSSELS, BELGIUM.

– Fellowship (in Aesthetic and Oculoplastic Surgery) of 3 months duration: EURAPS/AAPS Fellowship 2005: Atlanta – Plastic Surgery and Recovery Center (PACES) – Chairman: Prof. Dr. Foad NAHAI

PROFESSIONAL CAREER
– Staffmember and Professor in Plastic Surgery Department (01.11.99 – 31.03.2011), Gent University Hospital, Belgium.
– THESIS for PhD degree in Plastic Surgery entitles: “Pedicled Perforator Flaps in Breast Surgery: a new concept”. July 2007.

FUNCTIONS
– Head of the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
(01.04.2011 – …)nBrussels University Hospital, Belgium
– President of the Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery (RBSPS)
– Expert member of the high council of Ministry of Health in Belgium
– Board member of the Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum (CCP)
– National council member of The European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS)
– International professor of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
– Royal Belgian Society for Plastic Surgery (RBSPS)
– British Association of Plastic Surgeons (BAPS)
– American Society of Plastic Surgery (ASPS)
– The European Association of Plastic Surgeons (EURAPS)
– World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (WSRM)
– The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
– The American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM)
– The Pyrenean Lodge of Plastic Surgeons (PLPS)
– Belgian Society for Senology
– A.M.U.B (Association of the M.D of the Free University of Brussels)

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
– Microsurgery
– Breast Surgery
– Surgical Oncology
– Aesthetic Surgery.

EDITOR
– Editorial board of the European Journal of Plastic Surgery since April 2004
– Editorial board of the Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery since November 2005
– Editorial board of the Journal of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
– Reviewer for several Scientific Journals in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

BOOK EDITOR
– Vertical Scar Mammaplasty
Edited by: Hamdi, Hammond and Nahai. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2005, XVI, 146 p.
– Twee Borsten: Reconstructie van een vrouw.
Edited by: Moustapha Hamdi, Anna Luyten and Lieve Blancquaert
Roularta – GLOBE, 2007.
– Partial Breast Reconstruction: Techniques in Oncoplastic Surgery.
Edited by: Albert Losken and Moustapha Hamdi
– Vertical Scar Mammaplasty
Edited by: Hamdi Moustapha
Springer 2018, 2nd edition, 250p.

VISITING PROFESSOR
– Wisconsin University – Milwaukee USA, 2005.
– Michigan University – Grand Rapids USA, 2005.
– Cleveland Clinic – Ohio, USA, 2007.
– Innsbruck University – Innsbruck, Austria, 2007.
– Mayo Clinic Hospital – Arizona, Phoenix, USA, 2009.
– Al Babtain Centre – Safat, Kuwait, 2009.
– Centro Quirúrgico – Rosario, Argentina, 2014.
– Medicine Kuwait University – Kuwait, January 12-13, 2016
– The Faculty of Medicine, Riyadh, May 5-6, 2016
– Universidad del Valle – Cali Colombia, September 11-12, 2017
– University of Toronto – Toronto, Canada, Toronto General Hospital, (Drs. Lista – Dr. Ahmad). November 8-10, 2017

BOOK CHAPTERS: 60 chapters
PUBLICATIONS: 140 articles