Olivier VERBORGT (Belgium)
Prof. Olivier Verborgt is a shoulder surgeon and chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology at AZ Monica in Antwerp, Belgium. After his studies and specialization in orthopedics at the University of Antwerp, he sub-specialized in shoulder surgery completing fellowships in Clinique Jouvenet in Paris and Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He was responsible for shoulder surgery in AZ St Lucas in Brugge between 2005 and 2011. In october 2011 he joined the Orthopaedic Surgery Department of AZ Monica in Antwerp and became consultant at the University Hospital of Antwerp and guest professor at the University of Antwerp. He is the past-president of the Belgian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (BVOT). He is committee member of the European Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (SECEC) and member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Society (ASES) and is active in clinical and basic research about shoulder pathology.