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Osteoarticular and prosthesis–related infections

Profile : Professor Olivier Cornu

Head of the Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc’s Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery Department.

Career path

  • Graduated in Medicine from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in 1990
  • Specialist degree in Orthopaedic Surgery from UCL in 1996
  • Head of Infectious Orthopaedic Surgery at the Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc since 1997
  • Doctorate in Medical and Pharmaceutical Sciences from UCL in 2010

Clinical activities

Professor Cornu is an orthopaedic surgeon. He specialises in osteoarticular infections (prevention and management of complications) and the reconstruction of bone loss by grafting, prosthesis, cell and tissue therapy, etc.

Societies and scientific publications

Professor Cornu has published some sixty articles in various international medical journals. He is a member of a number of orthopaedic scientific societies, including the European Bone and Joint Infection Society. He is also a board member of the Royal Belgian Orthopaedic Surgery Society, the Belgian Orthopaedic Trauma Association, the French-speaking Orthopaedists Association and the European Federation of Orthopaedic and Trauma Associations.

Languages spoken

French – English

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