Prof. Yvan Vandenplas

Yvan Vandenplas

A short biography

University Hospital Brussels (UZ Brussel) (Head of the Pediatric Hospital, the "KidZ Health Castle", Chair of Pediatrics since 1994)

Medical studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. 
Defended his Ph.D. thesis on "Esophageal pH monitoring for Gastro-Esophageal Reflux in Infants and Children" in 1991. 

Founder and current consultant at "KidZ Health Castle", at the University Hospital Brussels (UZ Brussel) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. From 1994 - 2021 he was the Chair of Pediatrics at the same Institution.

Main interests are functional gastro-intestinal disorders such as gastro-esophageal reflux, colic and constipation, infant nutrition, focusing on probiotics, prebiotics and cow's milk protein allergy.

Authored over 500 publications listed in Pubmed and presented over 1000 talks at diverse international meetings