The Department of Abdominal Surgery at UZ Brussel offers a 1-year fellowship in Colorectal Surgery.

We offer specialized training within the different fields of coloproctology:

  • Oncology
  • Pelvic floor and proctology
  • IBD and diverticular diseases
  • Robotic colorectal surgery
  • Participation in clinical research


  • You are licensed to practice medicine in Belgium and a certified general surgeon.
  • You have an interest in clinically applied research.
  • You are empathetic, sociable, stress resistant, enjoy working in a team and are able to supervise others.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and can also express yourself fluently in French and English.
  • You have a specific interest in colorectal surgery.


Our offer:


Extra-legal benefits:

  • Supplementary pension fund;
  • Hospitalization insurance, including allowance for outpatient care at UZ Brussel;
  • Insurance guaranteed income;
  • Intervention in transportation expenses.
  • Liability insurance
  • Expenses
  • 27 vacation days (including legal vacation days)
  • Reduced rates in the hospital restaurant;
  • Free access to the parking lot at the hospital and the distance parking lots at exit 9 (Jette) and the research park in Zellik;
  • Access to "Benefits at Work" employee discounts;
  • The UZ Brussel forms the Brussels Health Campus together with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Erasmushogeschool Brussel. This campus, located between exit 9 of the Brussels ring road and the Laarbeek forest, also includes a daycare (according to K&G system), childcare during the vacations, an elementary school and a fitness center.



  • Additional information about this vacancy can be obtained by calling Dr. Van Eetvelde at +32 2 476 33 51.
  • Interested persons should send a written application before 15/04/2023 with cover letter and extensive curriculum vitae to:
    • UZ - Brussels
    • J. Schots - head physician
    • Laarbeeklaan 101
    • 1090 Brussel
  • You can apply via the application link below. Please use the appropriate application form which you can download here.


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