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Filip Casselman

Filip P. A. Casselman, M.D., Ph.D., FETCS

OLV Clinic - Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Moorselbaan 164
Aalst  B-9300
+32 537 24599
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


K.U.L. (Leuven-Belgium) Medical School ( M.D. 1991)
K.U.L. General Surgery Residency (1991-1995)
K.U.L. Cardiac Surgery Residency (1995-1997)
Fellowship Adult Cardiac Surgery - The Cleveland Clinic Foundation - USA 1997-1998
Fellowship Adult Cardiac Surgery - St Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein - Netherlands (1999-2000)
Ph.D. Thesis - University of Utrecht - Conservative aortic valve surgery in adults (2000)
Fellow of the European board of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons (2001)
Fellow CV surgery OLV Aalst (2001-2003)
Staff Surgeon Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, OLV Aalst, Belgium (2003 - present)

Other Interests

Adult Cardiac Surgery
Minimally invasive surgery (thoracoscopic and robotic)
Aortic and Mitral valve reconstructive surgery
Surgery for atrial fibrillation
Sports : skiing, cycling

Practice Areas

  • Cardiac
  • Aorta
  • Aortic valve disease
  • Electrophysiology/arrhythmia
  • Coronary disease
  • Endovascular
  • Minimally Invasive
  • Mitral valve disease