Dr. Philippe Van Overschelde

Dr. Philippe Van Overschelde

Dr. Van Overschelde obtained his medical degree at the University of Ghent in 1999.

Thereafter, he specialized in orthopedic surgery and traumatology in Ghent and obtained his recognition in 2005.

During his specialization training, he also followed a two-year course in biomedical and clinical engineering techniques at Ghent University.

After his general surgical orthopedic training he left for a foreign fellowship in the hip and knee surgery in the renowned center of Prof J-N Argenson in Marseille (France).

Since June 2006 he has been associated with Dr. Marc Goossens to further develop the service focused on hip and knee pathology - including arthroscopy, ligament surgery, primary prostheses and revision surgery.

During the summer of 2007, he spent 1 month in Melbourne (Australia) to work with Dr. David Young. He further specialized in the surgical treatment of sports injuries of the hip and knee joints of top athletes as well as in the conservative surgical treatment of hip lesions, in particular the hip arthroscopy.

Dr. Van Overschelde is a consultant for various orthopedic firms and regularly gives lectures and surgical training abroad.

His motto: 'Life is Motion and Motion is Life', therefore makes him a fan of cycling, sailing and ball sports.