Clinique Générale Ste-Anne

Dr. med. Laurent Smeets

FMH specialist in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic Surgery

Languages
FR EN
Areas of specialisation (1)
Further accreditations (1)
  • Hôpital de La Providence

Contact me

Hospital (2)
Clinique de Genolier
Route du Muids 3
1272 Genolier

Education

2012
  • Master in plastic, reconstructive Surgery, University of Liège, Belgium
  • Fellow of the European Board of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS)
  • Fellow of the Belgian Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum
2008 - 2012

Training in plastic and reconstructive Surgery, CHU Sart-tilman, Liège, Belgium

2006 - 2008

Training in general surgery, CHU Sart-tilman, Liège, Belgium

2006

Doctor in medicine with great distinction, University de Liège, Belgium

Apprenticeship

  • 2015 - Present: academic activities, Université Libre de Bruxelles and CHU Brugmann
  • 2014: microsurgery instructor. Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
  • 2011 - 2013: teaching and training activities, England and Australia
  • 2001 - 2005: Anatomy instructor for the Anatomy Department, University of Liège
  • 2003 - 2005: Instructor in Histology and Histopathology for the Histology Department, University of Liège

Publications

Heart and Androgens. L. Smeets, JJ Legros . Annales d’endocrinologie de Paris. April 2004.

Coeur et androgènes. L. Smeets, JJ Legros. Revue Medicale de Liège. July 2004.

Comment je traite: les cicatrices fibroprolifératives? L. Smeets, F-X Grandjean, P. Nickers, J-P Deleuze, O. Heymans. Revue médicale de Liège. January 2006.

Relapse of testicular mixed germ cell tumor 15 years after initial treatment. L. Smeets, B. Sautois, A. De Roover. Revue médicale de Liège. October 2006.

Fasciites nécrosantes : stratégies diagnostiques et thérapeutiques. L. Smeets, O. Heymans. Revue médicale de Liège.

Necrotizing fasciitis: case report and review of literature. L. Smeets, O .Heymans. Acta Chir Belg, 107; 29-36.

The propeller flap for vagina reconstruction. L. Smeets. TC Teo. JPRAS 2012.

Successful delayed nose replantation following a dog bite: Arterial and venous microanastomsis using interpositional vein grafts. O.Gilleard, L. Smeets, R. Seth, M. Jones. JPRAS 2014.

Research

  • « Etude expérimentale sur les propriétés biomécaniques de l’aorte et de l’adventice de chien en testing bi-axial ». Montreal Heart Institute. Prof. Cartier.
  • « Etude rétrospective des complications neurologiques après chirurgie de l’aorte ascendante ».Montreal Heart Institute. Prof R. Cartier.

Work Experience

since 2017
  • Specialist in plastic surgery at the Hôpital de la Providence, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Specialist in plastic surgery at the Clinique Générale, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Specialist in plastic surgery at Daler Hospital, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Specialist in Plastic Surgery at the Genolier Clinic, Genolier, Switzerland
  • Consultant Specialist in Plastic Surgery at the Cantonal Hospital of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Member of the core team of the breast centre at the Clinique de Genolier, Genolier, Switzerland
  • Member of the core team at the Breast Centre, Neuchâtel Cantonal Hospital, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • Member of the core team at the Breast Centre, Hôpital Daler Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
2015 - 2017

Senior physician at the University Centre Brugmann, Brussels, Belgium

2014

Fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery Ghent, Belgium

2013 - 2014

Fellowship of Reconstruction micro-chirurgicale, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia

2012 - 2014

Fellowship in Breast Reconstruction and Microsurgery, Queen Victoria Hospital, England

2010

Fellowship in Aesthetic Surgery, Montreux, Switzerland

Memberships

  • Member of the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (EBOPRAS)
  • Member of the Swiss Society of Plastic Surgery
  • Fellow of the Belgian Collegium Chirurgicum Plasticum

Handouts Presentations

  • Safe abdominal based free flap breast reconstruction with high patient satisfaction for high-BMI: Utopia, challenge or routine? L.Smeets. E. Mah, D. Trotter. Swiss society of plastic surgery. Annual meeting 2015.
  • Lower limb and achilis tendon reconstruction. C. Szpalski. L.Smeets. AO meeting. Courtrai 2015.
  • Live Tooth Implantation in the Enlightenment: Scientific Research and Advancement in a World of Inequality and Dubious Ethics. A. Hancock. L.Smeets. G.Smith. International Society of oral and maxilla-facial surgery. ICOMS meeting Melbourne 2015.
  • Osteonecrosis of the Jaw by White Phosphorous: How the Historical Industrial Disease 'Phossy Jaw' May Provide Lessons in Our Approach to Bisphosphonate-related Osteonecrosis and Public Health Obligations in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. A. Hancock. L.Smeets. G.Smith. International Society of oral and maxilla-facial surgery. ICOMS meeting Melbourne 2015.
  • The propeller flap for vaginal reconstruction. L. Smeets. TC Teo. Belgian society for plastic surgery. Autumn meeting 2011.
  • « Technique and trends of sedation for aesthetic surgery in private practice ». J. Blanchard, M. Pfulg, L. Smeets. Societe Suisse de Chirurgie Plastique et Esthetique. Lausanne, Switzerland. October 2010.
  • « History of Face Lift and Clinical Decision ». M. Pfulg, L. Smeets. Dr Tulp Foundation Course. Utrecht, Holland. May 2010.
  • « Hémorragies digestives à rebondissement ». L. Smeets, B. Servais. Oral presentation for the Belgian Abdominal surgery and gastroenterology society. March 2005.

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