Universitair Ziekenhuis Antwerpen

Belgium

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Contact Information for physicians/patients

Dedicated website: under construction
Dedicated mailbox: under construction

Dedicated sub-mailbox: gastroenterologie@uza.be

Details will be updated asap.

Particular rare liver disease expertise of the centre

  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)
  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
  • IgG4-related Disease
  • Genetic Cholestatic Disease
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency (A1ATD)
  • Cystic Liver Disease
  • Vascular Liver Disease
  • Primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET)
  • Acute Liver Failure
  • Liver disease in pregnancy

ERN Representatives

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    Prof. dr. Sven Francque

    Head of the department and Senior Full Professor of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    ERN Representative

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    Prof. dr. Thomas Vanwolleghem

    Senior Staff Member and Professor of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    ERN sub-Representative


ERN Team and Contact

UZA main contact person:
Ilse.DeCanck@uza.be
Dedicated mailbox: under construction

Dedicated website UZA ERN: under construction
Dedicated sub-website ERN Rare Liver: under construction

Actual ERN Team RARE LIVER:
Prof. dr. Sven Francque, Hepatologist
Prof. dr. Thomas Vanwolleghem, Hepatologist
Prof. dr. Luisa Vonghia, Hepatologist
Dr. Toon Steinhauser, Hepatologist
Dr. Wilco Kwanten, Hepatologist
Dr. Jolien Derdeyn, Hepatologist
Dr. Maarten Niekel, Interventional radiologist
Dr. Vera Hartman, Hepatobiliary, endocrine and transplantation surgery
Dr. Karolien Dams, Intensive care
Dr. Rachel Hellemans, Clinical nephrologist
Dr. Olivier D’Archambeau, Interventional radiologist
Prof. dr. Ann Driessen, Gastrointestinal and liver pathology
Dr. Els Van de Vijver, Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Prof. dr. Dirk Ysebaert, Hepatobiliary, endocrine and transplantation surgery
Dr. Nicolette Moes, Paediatric Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist
Prof. dr. François Eyskens, Paediatrician metabolic disorders
Prof. dr. Bart Loeys, Medical Geneticist
Dr. Ingrid Baar, Intensive Care
Dr. Bart Bracke, Hepatobiliary, endocrine and transplantation surgery
Prof. dr. Thiery Chapelle, Hepatobiliary, endocrine and transplantation surgery
Prof. dr. Geert Roeyen, Hepatobiliary, endocrine and transplantation surgery
Dr. Thomas Jardinet, Interventional radiologist
Dr. Bart Op de Beeck, Radiologist
Dr. Elisabeth Macken, Gastroenterologist, Interventional endoscopist
Prof. dr. Len Verbeke, Gastroenterologist, Interventional endoscopist


Centre information

The Antwerp University Hospital (UZA) is an academic centre renowned for leading clinical and customer-friendly patient care, high-quality academic education and ground-breaking scientific research with a major international dimension.
With over 570 beds, the hospital offers a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services. Offering comprehensive care for patients with complex disorders, 578 physicians specializing in 38 different fields treat more than 650.000 patients every year. About 3000 employees work at UZA.
At Antwerp University Hospital, medical specialists are true leaders in their field. They conduct pioneering clinical research and are constantly using this research to develop new treatments with the ultimate goal of providing every patient with the best medical care possible appropriate to their condition.