Dr. Geert De Loore

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Dr. De Loore has been an orthopaedic surgeon and member of the orthopaedic association in Az Damiaan Ostend Belgiumsince 1995, performing hip and spine surgery and traumatology. From June 2017 he joins Dr. De Smet in the ANCA Medical Center and will exclusively focus on hip surgery. Experienced with all approaches to the hip, all primary total hip surgeries have been performed using the Anterior Approach since 2008. Through an incision in front of the thigh Dr. De Loore reaches the hip joint and implants the prosthesis without cutting any tendon or muscle. He's performed over 1500 hip replacement surgeries and obtained vast experience with this muscle and tendon sparing technique for faster, less painful recovery. Dr. De Loore is an international reference surgeon for this technique for ZimmerBiomet, one of the world’s largest orthopaedic companies. He regularly welcomes surgeons from all over the world to demonstrate and teach this technique. He also instructes on international workshops. Resurfacing is a speciality of Dr. De Loore,  performing them since  2001 aso with the posterior approach. He regularly performs revision surgery of the hip, with or without reconstruction of the pelvis and/or the femur.
 

 

2016 - … Member of the Advisory Board ZimmerBiomet for Hip Surgery: meeting Orlando 28-29/2/2016.

Member of the faculty of the ICAS Hip Course in Leuven: lectures and demonstration of the ASI (Anterior Supine Intermuscular total hip replacement) technique with table on cadavers: 26-27/4/2016

Member of the faculty and speaker Master Class Barcelona “Meet the Expert” ASI Approach to the Hip: 6-7/10/2016

Member of the faculty of the ICAS Hip Course in Paris: lectures and demonstration of the ASI (Anterior Supine Intermuscular total hip replacement) technique with table on cadavers: 6-7/12/2016

2015 - … Member of the Advisory Board ZimmerBiomet for Hip Surgery: meeting Paris 31/1/2015.

Member of the faculty of the ICAS Hip Course in Vienna: lectures and demonstration of the ASI technique with table on cadavers : 8-9/2/2015; 17-18/5/2015.

Member of the ZimmerBiomet EMEA(Europe Middle-East and Africa) ASI expert panel, first meeting 17/5/2015 in Vienna, Austria.

27-31/10/2015: Israël: live transmitted hip surgery to Orthopedic congres and outbound visits to different hospitals in Tel Aviv and Haifa in supporting and teaching surgeons during their first ASI surgeries.

2014 - … Member of the Advisory Board ZimmerBiomet for Hip Surgery: meeting Chicago 31/5/2014.

Member of the faculty of the ICAS Hip Course in Vienna: lectures and demonstration of the ASI technique with table on cadavers: 9-10/2/2014; 23-34/11/2014

2013 - … Member of the faculty of the ICAS Hip Course in Vienna: lectures and demonstration of the ASI technique with table on cadavers: 3-4/12/2012; 12-13/5/2013; 22-23/9/2013; 24-25/11/2013.

2012 - … Training supervisor for education of 2 residents in Orthopedic Surgery for 2 years under supervision of prof. Victor, University Hospital of Ghent, Belgium.

Member of the faculty of the ICAS Hip Course in Vienna: lectures and demonstration of the ASI technique with table on cadavers: 3-4/12/2012

2011 - … International Reference Surgeon ZimmerBiomet for Anterior Supine Intermuscular Approach with Rotex table since 2011: Total Hip Replacement through a muscle sparing strict anterior approach with in– and outbound visitations.

2009 Development Anterior Supine Intermuscular Hip Operation Technique with Rotex Positioning Table (ASI-PT) for and with Biomet between april and september 2009 (suitable implants - instruments – draping – technique).

Aknowledged 10/3/ 2009 as a specialist in Medico-legal Medicine and Medical Expertise

2008 - 2013 International Reference Surgeon for Medacta between 2008 and 2013 with multipel in- and outbound visitations . Member of the Medacta Advisory Board (2010-2013). Instructor and speaker at Medacta Learning Center in Tours and Lille, France: Cadaveric Workshops on AMIS Anterior Minimal Invasive Hip Surgery between 2009 and 2012, 4 courses/yr.

2005 - 2008 National Reference Surgeon for Biomet between 2005 and 2009 for Resurfacing (ReCap prosthesis) and THR through a minimal invasive posterior approach (2005-2008) : Inbound visits for surgeons during live surgery at my hospital with demonstration of ReCap Hip Resurfacing Surgery and posterior THR, outbound visits in supporting and teaching surgeons during their first ReCap surgeries.

2000 - 2004 National Reference Surgeon for Sofamor-Danek (2000-2004): inbound visits with live surgery of micro-endoscopic lumbar discectomy.

1995 - … Full time Orthopedic Surgeon since 1/8/1995 in AZ Damiaan, Ostend, Belgium. Subspecialisation: HIP and SPINAL surgery.

Graduated as an Orthopedic Surgeon in 1995 at the University Hospital of Ghent.
1989 – 1995 Residency in Orthopedic Surgery.

1982 - 1989 Medical education: University of Ghent: graduated with distinction.