Herbert D Spapen, MD, PhD

University Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium

Dr. Herbert Spapen is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. He received a training in Internal Medicine at the Brussels University Hospital and became Board Certification for Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. Dr. Spapen joined the Faculty of Medicine of the Vrije Universiteit Brussels where he is Professor of Internal and Intensive Care Medicine. He is Head of the Intensive Care Department of the University Hospital Brussels.

Dr Spapen is Director of Clinical Research in the Intensive Care Department of the University Hospital Brussels and supervises the clinical and research programs in all fields of Critical Care. He is also responsible for improving safety, ethics, and quality in patient care. 

Dr. Spapen serves on many editorial boards and is active in different national and international societies.