Prof. Dr. Calix De Clercq

Prof. Dr. Calix De Clercq

Prof. Dr. Calix De Clercq

Education:

  • Secondary school: Heilig Hart- College, Waregem, June 1967

  • University:

    • “Doctor of Medicine”, UGhent, 1974

    • “Master of Dentistry”, UGhent, 1976

    • “Specialist in Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery”, Aachen and KU Leuven, 1979

    • “Special competence in Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery”, 1990

  • The first of July 1974 – First of July 1975: General Surgery Dr. Cuvelier, Alost

  • First of October 1976 - First October 1978: Education ‘’Stomatology and Maxillo-Facial surgery’’ department “Zahn-, Mund-, Kiefer- und Plastische Gesichtschirurgie” Prof. Dr. Koberg, University Aachen (Germany)

  • The first of October 1978 – First of October 1979: Further education “Stomatology en Maxillo-Facial surgery”, Prof. Bossuyt en Prof. Fossion, KU Leuven

  • The first of October 1979: “Specialist in Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery”

  • The first of October 1979 – The first of October 1981: half-time academic consultant at the department of “Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery”, Prof. Bossuyt and Prof. Fossion, KU Leuven

  • Since the first of August 1980 staff member of the department of ‘’Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery’’, AZ St. John’s Hospital, Ruddershove 10, Bruges

  • Since 1980 coordinator of the interdisciplinary workgroup ‘’Oncology and Maxillo-Facial surgery’’ at St. John’s hospital in Bruges and responsible for Oncological surgery in the Maxillo-Facial area in St. John’s hospital Bruges.

  • 15th of March – 20th of March 1982: University of Paris. Prof Devauchelles: Regional free flaps for Head and Neck reconstruction

  • 7th of August 1990: Certificate of special competence in the Oral and the Maxillo-Facial surgery

  • Since the 15th of August 1990 member of the ‘’Nederlandstalige erkenningscommissie voor specialisten in de Stomatologie en Maxillofaciale chirurgie’’ (Dutch Accreditation Committee for specialist in Stomatology and Maxillo-Facial surgery)

  • The first of March 1991 – The first of May 2003: academic consultant UZ Ghent hospital, department Stomatology and Maxillo-Facial surgery, Prof. Schautteet, responsible for orthognathic surgery at UGhent in cooperation with the department of orthodontics, Prof. Dermaut

  • In the same period: A cooperation with the department of ‘’Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery” about Maxillo-Facial Oncology, Prof. Vermeersch

  • The first of March 1992 – The first of May 2003: Member of the interdisciplinary team of ‘’ Center for Congenital Craniofacial abnormalities’’, UGhent Hospital for Maxillo-Facial surgery

  • September 1996: Fellow of the European Board of Oro- Maxillo- Facial Surgery, UEMS Zürich

  • 30th of June 1998: Certificate “Radiation Protection and Dosimetry”, KU Leuven

  • 14th of November 1998: Certificate “Physician Management” Vlerick Business School

  • 1999 - 2014: authorised training supervisor for Stomatology and Maxillo-Facial surgery

  • 2001 - 2014: Head of the department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial surgery, AZ St. John’s Hospital, Ruddershove 10, Bruges

  • 2006 - 2015: President of the Dutch Accreditation Council of Maxillo- Facial surgery

  • Member of ‘Vlaamse Werkgroep voor Hoofd en Hals Tumoren (VWHHT)’ (Flemish Workgroup for Head and Neck Tumors) since the foundation in 2006

  • 2008 - 2014: Reporter LOK-group MKA West-Flanders (group of doctors who share experience en evaluate each other)

  • Since the first of January 2010 ‘’Special Guest Lecturer’’ KU Leuven

Professional:

  • Oncological Craniofacial surgery

  • Reconstructive surgery

  • Orthognathic surgery

  • Preprosthetic surgery

  • Implantology

Memberships:

  • Founding President of the VVT of Maxillo-Facial surgery in 1999 (The Flemish Dental Association)

  • 1997 - 2009: Member of the ‘Medical Board’ AZ Saint-John’s Hospital Bruges

  • President of the Dutch Accreditation Council of Maxillo-Facial surgery since 2006

  • Royal Belgian Society of Stomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Councillor ‘Verbond der Belgische Specialisten’ (VBS) (Belgian association of specialists)

  • European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery (EACMFS)

  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS)

  • European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery (EAFPS)

  • Member of the ‘Vlaamse Werkgroep voor Hoofd en Hals Tumoren (VWHHT)’ (Flemish Workgroup for Head and Neck Tumors)