International ISAPS
Fresh Cadaver Aesthetic
Dissection Course
on Facial Anatomy
25 and 26th January, 2016
University Hospital of Liège, Belgium
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Entries are limited to 32 participants.
Meet experts
During the dissection course you will be instructed and guided by experts in the field of facial anatomy and aesthetic facial surgery.
Learn and practice
Every anatomical region and major surgical procedure will be discussed in detail prior your supervised dissection. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions to the faculty.
Enjoy your time
Since the number of participants is limited, you will certainly appreciate the easygoing atmosphere of the course. While you increase your knowledge and develop your skills during the day, you will certainly enjoy the beautiful city of Liège at night.
Reserve your place now
The course is limited to 32 participants; no overbookings can be made. The quality of the cadavers, the dissection lab and faculty make this course very popular, so book now.
The International ISAPS Fresh Cadaver Aesthetic Dissection Course on Facial Anatomy will be held on January 25th and 26th 2016 at the Anatomy Laboratory of University Hospital of Liège Sart Tilman (Belgium).
The course directors are Prof Jean-Luc Nizet, Chair of the Plastic and Maxillo-facial Surgery Department at the University of Liège and Dr Ivar van Heijningen.


Per two delegates, 1 fresh frozen cadaver is provided to: 


Faculty instructions

Welcome and Course instructions
Nonsurgical (Dr Ivar van Heijningen)
Coffee break
Forehead and brow (Pr Serge de Fontaine)
Temporal area and facial nerve (Dr Gianluca Campiglio)
Cheek I (Dr Alex Verpaele)
Coffee break
Cheek II (Dr Alex Verpaele)
Fat compartments (Dr Bahram Dezfoulian)
Peri-orbital I (Dr Vakis Kontoes)
Coffee break
Peri-orbital II incl. Midface (Dr Vakis Kontoes)
Ear (Dr Benoit Hendrickx)
Neck (Dr Jan Fabré)
Peri-oral (Dr Albert De Mey)
Coffee break
Chin (Dr Albert De Mey)


Dr Alex Verpaele (Belgium), Dr Gianluca Campiglio (Italy), Pr Albert Demey (Belgium), Pr Serge de Fontaine (Belgium), Dr Jan Fabré (Belgium), Dr Jean-Luc Nizet (Belgium), Dr Ivar van Heijningen (Belgium), Dr Vakis Kontoes (Greece), Dr Bahram Dezfoulian (Belgium).


Course Directors

Dr Ivar van Heijningen

Dr van Heijningen is a plastic surgeon and works in AZ Zeno hospitals of Knokke and Blankenberge where he does a multitude of procedures. His colleagues have chosen him to represent them in the medical board of the hospital and he is the chairman of the operating room committee.
He is also co-founder of Duinbergen Clinic. His membership of renowned professional societies proves his eloquence. He has been chosen as secretary of the Belgian chapter of ISAPS, and was asked to chair the membership committee. He is a board member of RBSPS as well. He initiated the European Standard for Aesthetic Surgery Services out of concern for patient safety. His work on this field was appreciated and he was asked to be International board member of the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities International.

Dr Jean-Luc Nizet

Specialist in plastic surgery for nearly twenty years, and member of numerous Belgian and international scientific societies, Dr Nizet is the Chair of the Plastic and Maxillo-facial Surgery Department in the University Hospital of Liège, Belgium.
He also is co-founder of the Botaclinic where he performs cosmetic procedures.
As President of the Board of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon (French lead) from 2010 to 2013 and President of the Royal Belgian Society of Plastic Surgery, Dr Nizet has been extremely concerned about the training requirements for practitioners. Additionnally, he works at parliamentary level to set standards controlling plastic and cosmetic surgery in private practice.

Dr Benoit Hendrickx

Dr Benoit Hendrickx works as an attending plastic surgeon at the University Hospital of Brussels (UZ VUB) and at Duinbergen Clinic. After his training, he spent several years in the UK and Australia specializing in microsurgery and cosmetic surgery. He has a profound interest in facial anatomy and teaches about facial anatomy and injection strategies throughout Europe.
Dr Hendrickx is member of ISAPS and board member of the Royal Belgian Society of Plastic Surgery.
As a course organizer, Dr Hendrickx will be available to answer your technical, anatomical and practical questions.

Attendance fee

Please read the information below in order to prepare your course registration.

About your attendance fee:

  • The course fee depends on your payment date, so better book early.
  • Refunds possible for cancellation until 1 October 2015, after that no refund possible.


  • Breakfast and lunch is included on the course days (Mon-Tue)
  • You are kindly invited to the closing cocktail on Tuesday afternoon
  • Please register for the course dinner on Monday


Essential dissection instruments (forceps, scalpels, retractors, dissection scissors etc.) will be provided; please bring your own instruments should you wish to perform any specific procedures such as rhinoplasty or osteotomies. Please also remember to bring your loupes to get the most out of this course!

International bank transfer:

The easiest way to safely book is by credit card through our secured website. Please contact Mrs Anne-Marie Gillain ( for our bank account details should you wish to pay by bank transfer.

Attendance fees

Before January 13th, 2016: 1750,00 €
After January 13th, 2016: 2000,00 €
ISAPS members reduction: -100,00 €


Liège is a very welcoming city that offers a variety of hotels, bed and breakfast.
Here are a few places we recommend for your stay:
Hotel Crowne Plaza
Mont Saint Martin 9-11
4000 Liège
Hotel Ramada Plaza
Quai Saint Léonard 36
4000 Liège
Hotel Ibis Boncelles
Route du Condroz 15b
4100 Boncelles
Le Château des Thermes
Rue Hauster 9
4050 Chaudfontaine

Contact us

Anatomy Lab

Université Hospital
of Liège Sart-Tilman
CHU de Liège Site du Sart-Tilman
Avenue de l’Hôpital 1
Domaine Universitaire
du Sart Tilman – Bâtiment B 35
4000 Liège

For practical information about registration, accommodation and payment

Please contact
Mrs Anne-Marie GILLAIN
Phone: +32 (0) 4 242 52 61
Fax: +32 (0) 4 366 70 61

For scientific and technical information

Please contact the course organizer, Dr Benoit Hendrickx by filling out the form beside. 






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ISAPS – International Society of Aesthetic Plastic SurgeryCHU de LiègeFaculté de MédecinePlastische Heelkunde – UZ BrusselDuinbergen Clinic
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