Dr. Jos Opheide, Lymphedema Treatment Specialist, Belgium
Lymphedema treatment in Belgium is now accessible through the cooperation of Dr. Jos Opheide and WorldMed Assist. Dr. Opheida is one of Belgium’s leading surgeons in the field of micro-surgical lymphedema treatment. Along with Dr. Guido Giacalone, Dr. Opheide helped to develop the lymphedema departments in Heilig Hart Hospital (Mol) and Sint Dimpna Hospita in Geel. They have also setup the lymphedema center loacted in Kasterlee.
Dr. Opheide specializes in the newer treatment techniques for lymphedema, which involve micro-surgical repair of the lymph system. The techniques have achieved a very high success rate in combination with pre-op evaluation and post-op rehab. Dr. Opheide received his degree in medicine at the LUC at Hasselt and UIA at Antwerp. He has also specialized in Surgery in Antwerp and in Vascular Surgery with KU at Leuven. He has over 20 years of experience in Vascular-Thorax and Venous Surgery.
Dr. Jos Opheide has co-authored several influential scientific papers in his specialized field. He and Dr. Giacalone have co-organized and attended several international Master Classes and Congresses devoted to the advancement of lymphedema treatment procedures. He is a member of the European Society of Lymphology, the International Society of Lymphology, and the Belgian Society for Vascular Surgery (BSVS).
The contributions of Dr. Jos Opheide an Dr. Giacalone have been highly influential in the field of lymphedema treatment. WorldMed Assist is pleased to present one of Belgium’s finest professionals in the area of micro-surgical lymphedema procedures
We also provide information on costs, insurance, as well as pre-testing requirements:
- Cost of Lymphedema Treatment
- Insurance Issues with Microsurgical Lymphedema Treatment
- Before Microsurgical Lymphedema Treatment– testing requirements
For scholarly research results on Lymphedema treatments, see:
- Results of Microsurgical Lymphatic Venous Anastamoses (LVA) Treatment
- Results of Liposuction for Lymphedema
- Results of Lymph Node Transfer