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Dr. Piet Bekaert – Anesthesiologist

Anesthesiologist

Dr. Piet is our main anesthesiologist with 32 years of experience in all fields of anesthesiaa, for all types of surgeries. His particular interest are Sedation and General anesthesia for Plastic surgery cases, neurosurgical and maxilla-facial anaesthesia. Expertise in techniques such as fiber optic intubation, as well as anaesthesia for day surgery, autologous blood predonation and low-flow ventilation.

He has vast experience in Intensive care managing medical as well as surgical, open and closed critical care units. Expertise in oxygenation and ventilation techniques such as CPAP masks, SIMV, pressure support, BIPAP and the various modes of weaning. He also has management experience in position of chief and acting-chief of anaesthesia of various hospitals. Along with Healthcare management skills including human resources, marketing, budgeting, outsourcing, strategic analysis and forecasting.
He holds Licenses and membership of the following organizations.

  • Belgian Medical Council
  • Emirates Medical Association
  • Emirates Society of Anaesthesia Critical Care and Pain Management
  • Dubai Healthcare City Physician License
  • Dubai Health Authority License

Dr Piet has done his Bachelor in Medicine at the University Facultes Notre-Dame de la Paix in Namur (Belgium) followed by Doctor in Medicine at the Louvain Catholic University in Brussels (Belgium). Qualified as MD with Honors in July 1982.He did his Fellowship in Anaesthesia and ICU at the Louvain Catholic University Hospital in Brussels (Belgium) and at the Baragwanath Teaching Hospital of the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg (South Africa).(1982-1986). Later he did Master of Business Administration (Healthcare Management) at the University of Leicester (UK) in 2004.