University Hospitals Leuven (campus Pellenberg)

Weligerveld
1
Lubbeek (Pellenberg)
3212
Belgium
+32 16 33 88 00
www.orthopedie-pellenberg.be

Chief Director of Orthopaedic Department
Johan Bellemans, MD, PhD

CEO/President
Johan Kips, MD, PhD


Hospital’s
Mission

To provide the highest quality of care in musculoskeletal pathology and
rehabilitation

Year Founded
1959

Hospital Type
Public

University Affiliations
Catholic University Leuven, Belgium

Accreditations
Academic Hospital

Hospital Awards/Recognitions
JCI application pending

Leadership Appointments
JCI accreditation pending

Number of Orthopaedic Residents
35

Length of Residency
6 years

Number of Orthopaedic Fellows
5

Length of fellowship
6 months – 1 year – 2 years

Fellowship categories
Hip/knee reconstruction, sports orthopedics, upper limb, foot/ankle, paediatric orthopedics, reconstructive surgery

Is CME required in your country?
Yes

Does your hospital/center conduct CME programs?
Yes, 5

Average number of peer reviewed articles published annually
75

Number of beds
220

Total number of active medical staff
Orthopaedic Surgeons – 40
Rheumatologists – 10
Physiatrists – 10
Rehabilitation – 10
Other – 5 (musculoskeletal radiology)

Number of scientists
6

Type of research
All areas within the musculoskeletal system

Amount of grant funding received annually
0.4 million Euro

Number of full time employees
300

Number of operating rooms
6

Number of orthopaedic surgeries
Ambulatory – +/- 2,000
Inpatient – 6,500

Number of outpatient visits to orthopaedists, rheumatologists, and other medical services
+/- 50,000