Jean-Pierre Van Buyten

M.D.

Location: Belgium

Education:

Dr. Van Buyten received his doctorate in Medical Science, Surgery and Obstetrics from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium in 1980. From 1980 to 1984, he continued his training in anesthesia and intensive care at the University Hospital in Antwerp, Belgium; in pain therapy at the University Hospital in Gent; in neuroanesthesia at CHU Montpellier, France; and in obstetric anesthesia at the CHU Pitie-Salpetriere Paris, France. In 1997, he graduated with a specialized degree in intensive care medicine.

Relevant Experience:

He is currently the chairman of the Multidisciplinary Pain Center AZ Nikolaas Sint-Niklaas in Belgium. Dr. Van Buyten is a respected and highly sought-after international lecturer on pain management, and is an active researcher in the field. He is has been widely published in many scientific journals, is a member in many prestigious scientific societies—including the Belgian Association for Anesthesia-Reanimation, the European Society Regional Anesthesia, the Flemish Pain Society for Anesthesiologists, and the International Neuromodulation Society.