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Professor Wim P Ceelen

Professor Wim P Ceelen

Senior surgeon in the department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Ghent University Hospital and Associate Professor in surgical oncology at Ghent University

Professor Wim P Ceelen graduated as a medical doctor in 1992 at Ghent University and later obtained his PhD at the same university with a doctoral thesis entitled ‘Neoadjuvant multimodal therapy in rectal cancer’.

Currently, he is a senior surgeon in the department of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Ghent University Hospital and was appointed as Associate Professor in surgical oncology at Ghent University. He is a Senior Clinical Investigator with the Flanders Fund for Scientific Research (FWO) and is director of the Laboratory of Experimental Surgery at Ghent University. Dr Ceelen has an interest in surgical oncology of the digestive tract.

His research includes functional and molecular imaging in animal tumour models and new approaches to intraperitoneal drug delivery. He is (co)author of over 100 A1 publications and promoter of three completed and three ongoing PhD projects. He is president of the Belgian Society of Surgical Oncology and board member of the European Society for Surgical Research. He is a member of the EORTC GI group, the Cochrane collaboration GI group, the Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO), ESSO, and the American College of Surgeons. Dr Ceelen is Editor-in -chief of Acta Chirurgica Belgica and associate editor of European Surgical Research and Frontiers in Surgical Oncology. With over 500 procedures performed, Dr Ceelen and his team have extensive experience in surgery and intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for various types of peritoneal surface malignancy including PMP.

Mail address:

UZ Gent – 2K12 IC
De Pintelaan 185
B-9000 Ghent
Belgium

t +32 9332 6251

f +32 9332 1503

w http://www.ugent.be

http://www.surgery.ugent.be

Research papers published by Professor Ceelan

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