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Plastic surgery

The various Plastic, Reconstructive and Cosmetic surgery departments of Chirec have many recognised and certified plastic surgeons on their team.

Each of them offers individualised, appropriate and integrated care.

They regularly work as a team in order to ensure optimum quality of care and continuity of medical treatment.

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Hospital Contact details
Delta Hospital V +32 2 434 81 17 Floor1H
St-Anne St-Remi Clinic V +32 2 434 37 77 Road 120
Braine-l'Alleud - Waterloo Hospital V +32 2 434 94 30 Building A
Basilique Clinic V +32 2 434 21 11 Building A
Edith Cavell Medical Centre V +32 2 434 81 01 Floor2
Park Leopold Medical Centre V +32 2 434 81 03 Floor1
Europe-Lambermont Medical Centre V +32 2 434 24 11
City Clinic Louise V +32 2 434 20 00
Jean Monnet Medical Centre X /



Plastic surgery

Plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery, which covers the whole of the human body, is often considered as a recent and luxurious surgery, but operations have been described dating back to Antiquity.

According to the WHO, health is a complete state of well-being that is physical as well as mental and social, and does not just consist of the absence of illnes or infirmity.

Plastic Surgery is a branch of medicine which fits that definition perfectly. It is restorative surgery, but also enables people to have a better life, to be happy.

It is intended to restore the intial appearance of a patient who has suffered harm to his/her physical integrity, but also to erase the effects of age or modify an unsightly physical detail.

Plastic surgery encompasses two fields of activity which are essentially related, carried out by the same surgeons and use similar techniques:

Multidisciplinaire approach

Many pathologies encountered in plastic surgery require a multi-disciplinary approach.

From this point of view, the plastic surgery department is involved in several Multidisciplinary Oncological Consultations (MOC) and several teams have been set up working closely with other department to provide integrated, holistic care, particularly in fields such as:

- Breast reconstruction, in collaboration with the Gynaecology, Oncology, Pathological Anatomy, Medical imaging, Radiotherapy, Chemotherapy, Genetics and supportive care (physiotherapy, psychology, ...).

- Face and Neck surgery, in collaboration with units specialising in ENT, Ophthalmology, Dentistry and Maxillo-facial surgery.

- Skin cancers (melanoma, carcinoma, ...) in collaboration with the Dermatology, Oncology, Radiotherapy and Pathological Anatomy departments.

- Wounds and scars treatment.

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