Laurent de Kerchove

Laurent de Kerchove graduated in 1999 as a medical doctor at the UCL University. After finishing his residency in cardiac surgery in 2006, Laurent completed his training focused on multiple arterial grafting, valve repair and Ross procedure at the Clinic Universitaire Saint-Luc in Brussels under supervision of Prof. Gebrine el Khoury. He work as staff surgeon in this institution since 2008. He made his PhD in 2014 on “The role of annuloplasty in aortic valve repair”. Currently, he is Associate Head of Cardiothoracic Surgery Department at the Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc and President of the Belgian association of Cardiothoracic surgeon. His areas of interest are valve repair, multiple arterial revascularization, Ross procedure and complex aortic arch surgery.