Fellowship in aesthetic surgery | plastic surgery

3 months at the Wellness Kliniek will begin the experience of a lifetime

Since 1996, Wellness Kliniek is a specialized hospital in cosmetic surgery and has since then performed over 50.000 esthetic surgery procedures.  Today, with well over 5000 surgeries every year, we are proud to rank amongst the largest cosmetic surgery hospitals in Europe. 

The department of plastic surgery has been awarded ISO 9001 / EN 15224 Quality certification since 1999.

Innovative techniques

The Wellness Kliniek team has developed some innovative techniques in the field of cosmetic surgery.

Some of these unique advancements include:

  • Anesthetics for cosmetic surgery. 
  • Operations are on outpatient basis. Overnight stay is very rare thanks to advanced techniques.
  • Minimal invasive breast augmentation surgery through 3 cm incision.
  • Wide experience in liposuction and lipofilling procedures.

Clinical fellowship program FAQ

  • What are the eligibility requirements?
    In order for the candidates to be eligible for the program they must:
    - Be a junior plastic surgeon with at least two years of post specialist experience.
    - Be able to communicate well in written and spoken English or Dutch or French.
  • Do I need registration with the Belgian Medical Council.
    Registration with the Belgian Ordre des Medecins is not a requirement, but an advantage. Any fellow who wishes to stay longer than 3 months should apply for registration with the Belgian Ordre des Medecins (http://ordomedic.be)
  • Is there an application fee?
  • What is the deadline for applying?
    All applications will have to be submitted in full by the 1st of September of every year. The medical general assembly will then consider the applications and choose the most suitable candidates. Fellowships will be awarded within two weeks after the submission deadline.
  • Can I participate in the program for less than 3 months?
    The duration of the program can be determined by your self or your plastic surgery department. Our consultants recommend a minimum stay of 1 month in order to experience the full range of procedures.
  • Is accommodation provided?
    The program will be absolutely free of charge and the fellow will also be granted free accommodation, upon availability.

How to apply

Interested candidates must submit the following documents to: fellowship@wellnesskliniek.com

  • C.V. + photo
  • A copy of the specialist in plastic surgery diploma and proof of valid registration with the Medical Council of the country where the candidate is practizing at the moment.
  • A letter from the candidate describing his/her interests and motivation.
  • A letter of recommendation from the professor or head of your plastic surgery department and/or sponsor.

When can you join?

Our esthetic surgery fellowship program is booked until December 2017. The medical board will evaluate candidates for 2018.

The are a few places left in 2017, for short term visits, for plastic surgeons with EU diploma specialist registration only.

Dr. Linda Visser

Plastic Surgeon

Medical Director


Dr. Luc Damen

Dr. Luc Damen

Plastic surgeon

Fellowship coordinator


Testimonials from some of our fellows

Dr Omkarnath N. Deshpande
Dr. Omkarnath N. Deshpande, M.S; M.Ch.
(Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Read testimonial
Dr Rafik Amine
Dr. Rafik Amine
(Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Casablanca, Marocco
Read testimonial
Dr Rafik Amine
Dr. Elena Martin
(Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery)
Bucharest, Romania
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All plastic surgeons and dentists are experts in their cosmetic fied and are fully government registered in their medical specialty.

Wellness Kliniek Belgium stands for safe surgery. The hospital disposes of cabinets for aesthetic dental treatments, operating theatre rooms equipped with high-tech equipment for surgery, recovery care and private patient rooms.

Quality of care is assured. Wellness Kliniek Belgium carries the international standards organization quality certificate ISO 9001 / EN 15224 for all its medical and surgical activities. 

Rates are from the best in Europe and are all-care- inclusive, but they do not include any VAT. Since January 1, 2016 the VAT exemption for aesthetic surgery and treatments has changed. As a result of this change, the VAT exemption will be applicable only for treatments that aim at the 'medical care' of patients ( and are as such included in the Belgian INAMI nomenclature). In the absence of such a target,  21 % VAT will be applied. 

Planning your medical trip has never been easier! For people who have to travel a considerable distance, the clinic offers a unique Next-Day-Surgery service: your consultation and operation on consecutive days.

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