Mr Michael Van Den BosscheMD MASMBS FRCS FICS | GMC Number: 4596826
Mr Van den Bossche joined the Medical Specialist Group in 2000; he completed his undergraduate medical training at the Catholic University Leuven in Belgium and trained as a General Surgeon at the same University, completed his specialist surgical training in 1995.
From 1995 to 1997 Mr Van den Bossche undertook a period of additional surgical training in Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, before being appointed as a Consultant General Surgeon in the Department of Digestive and Laparoscopic Surgery at Saint Elisabeth Hospital in Brussels.
Mr Van den Bossche is a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons and Royal College of Surgeons; he is also a member of the Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons, British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society, European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the International Federation of Surgery for Obesity.
His appointment to the Medical Specialist Group has led to a considerable expansion in the numbers and types of laparoscopic procedures that can be performed in Guernsey; his sub-speciality interests are laparoscopic or minimal invasive surgery, upper gastrointestinal and colorectal surgery and weight loss surgery.