The European Board of Cardiovascular Perfusion

Filip de Somer, PhD, ECCP

Filip de Somer
  • EBCP position EBCP Chairman, Member of the Scientific Committee
  • First name Filip
  • Last name de Somer
  • Hospital/organization University Hospital Ghent
  • Hospital/organization address Heart Centre 5E - K12 C. Heymanslaan 10, B-9000 Gent, Belgium
  • Email
  • Work phone number +32 9 332 4700

Filip De Somer started perfusion in 1981 and is for the moment head of perfusion at the University Hospital in Ghent. He has a genuine interest in the science and pathophysiology of extracorporeal circulation. 

Since 2009 he has been appointed professor in perfusion technology at Ghent University. He has published many articles in the domain of extracorporeal circulation, is member of the editorial board of JECT,Perfusion, ASAIO and associated editor of IJAO.