Brussels Breast Surgery Fellowship 2024

The department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Brussels University Hospital is proposing a 3-month clinical fellowship.

Fellowship Director
Prof. Moustapha Hamdi MD, PhD

Scientific Committee
Prof. Moustapha Hamdi MD, PhD – Chairman
Prof. Alex Nistor MD, PhD – Lymph Clinic Coordinator
Prof. Randy De Baerdemaeker MD – Local Coordinator
Dr. Karl Waked MD – Local Coordinator

Brussels University Hospital
Laerbeek Avenue 101 – 1090 Brussels – Belgium

3-month fellowship in February, March and April 2025
– The fellowship can be used as the prerequisite clinical immersion before applying for the MRBS-RMES master degrees organised in collaboration with the University Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB)

Application deadline
Application deadline is April 30, 2024

POLYTECH Health & Aesthetics — Germany

The Clinical Fellowship starts yearly in February
and runs for 3 months in Brussels

Prof. Hamdi and his team provide a large experience with a broad spectrum of clinical and research filed in breast surgery. lt is an intensive and comprehensive module of refinement in both reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. All types of breast reconstruction will be covered including autogenous (pedicled flaps, free flaps and perforator flaps) implant breast reconstruction, and oncoplastic approaches to breast cancer.

Various techniques of breast reduction and mastopexy together with implant breast augmentation procedures will be exposed by the different staff members of the department. In addition, the department manage many referral cases for revision breast surgery. Fat grafting for both reconstructive and aesthetic is a daily practice. Finally, the fellow will join the multidisciplinary approach to lymphedema with the lymph clinic.

We only accept applications from those who will have fully completed certification of a recognized Plastic Surgery training program or are in their last year of training.

Required documents

    • CV including a personal picture
    • Letter of motivation
    • Diploma of the most recent degree
    • Recommendation letters

Research Opportunities
The fellowship supervisors are Ieaders in clinical breast research and there are many opportunities for participating in ongoing research or beginning new research projects.

Fellowship Funds
The total of 4,000 EUR generously sponsored by Polytech Health & Aesthetics GmbH is divided into:

    • 3000 EUR will be paid to the selected candidate for his/her living during the clinical immersion fellowship in Brussels
    • 500 EUR to cover the participation to various scientific events
    • 500 EUR will cover administrative fee to be paid to the Hamdi Foundation

Now accepting applications
Application deadline – April 30, 2024.
(Selection will be known by end of May 2024)
Start of the fellowship in February 2025.