Lieven Depypere, MD (Thoracic Surgery)

Dienst thoraxheelkunde, Universitair Ziekenhuis Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium

Lieven Depypere is consultant general thoracic surgeon at the university hospitals in Leuven, Belgium, where he is also an active member in the lung transplantation program.

His main interest goes to minimally invasive surgery of the lung, the mediastinum and the esophagus, especially in thoracic oncology. 

As a young surgeon, he is also interested in all topics related to surgical training.  

Lieven Depypere is member of the European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS).

He won the ESTS-AATS Graham Foundation Award for the best contribution on esophageal disease and the ESTS-AME prize for the best performance by a trainee member in the postgraduate course during the ESTS-meeting in Lisbon, Portugal in 2015.