Nele Van De Winkel
Head of Clinic in the department of Abdominal Surgery at the University Hospital of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium since 2017.
Specific field of interest in complex abdominal wall surgery and among others robotic approach.
Preclinical research in the field of abdominal wall pathology.
Graduation as MD at the University of Brussels in 1999 and obtained surgical grade in 2006.
Also obtained intensive care graduation in 2008 and nutrition in 2007 at the same University.
Worked as a fellow and afterwards as Head of Clinic in the department of Abdominal Surgery at the University Hospital of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels from 2008 to 2016.
President of the Belgian Section for Abdominal Wall Surgery, section of the Royal Belgian Society of Surgery from May 2020 to 2022.
Single mother of a 5 year old daughter. Free time goes to daughter, running, swimming, concerts, food and wine tasting.