Dr. Alex Heylen
Consultant Abdominal and Gastric Surgeon
Specialist Weight Loss Surgery

Curriculum Vitae

Dr Alex Heylen

Dr. Alex Heylen, gastric and obesity surgeon, completed his medical education at the University of Leuven in Belgium. He specialised in general surgery and in abdominal and gastric surgery. Dr. Alex Heylen is a renowned expert with extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of gastric surgery. Dr. Heylen has performed over 7000 gastric operations in his career.


Dr. Heylen speaks Dutch, English and French.

Belgium: TOP destination for plastic surgery in Europe - quality certified private clinic

All plastic surgeons and dentists are experts in their cosmetic field and are fully government registered in their medical specialty. Wellness Kliniek Belgium stands for safe surgery. The Wellness Kliniek has 4 operating rooms, recovery department, accommodation facility, 25 beds, 10 private rooms with bathroom.

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.