About the Professional Association of Belgian Dermatology and Venerology (PABDV)

The Professional Association aims to increase awareness on the medical specialty of dermatology and venerology and to defend the professional interests of her members.

Our Mission

The Professional Association of Belgian Dermatology and Venerology (PABDV) is a society in accordance with the legislation regarding professional associations (law of March 31, 1898).

The Society was founded in 1948 and is recognised under the number 6351.

The statutes of the professional association, adapted and unanimously approved during the General Assembly of September 2, 2003 and February 22, 2018, were published in the Official Journal of Belgium on September 12, 2013 and May 2, 2018.

Board Members

The Board was elected on the general assembly of February 18, 2014 and is composed as follows:

President: Dr Béatrice De Donder

Vice-presidents : Dr Johan Snauwaert en Dr Alain Van Staey

Secretary : Dr Hugo Boonen

Treasurer : Dr Jean-Marie Octave

Responsible for sponsoring: Dr. Carine Nootens

Advising members: Dr. Bernard Bouffioux (observer for the RBSDV), Dr. Jan Devos, Dr. Freddy Hamerlinck, Dr. Thomas Maselis, Dr. Yora Mostmans, Dr. Koen Roegies et Dr. Mark Van Daele (observer for the RBSDV)


Dermanet website

Visit Dermanet, the website of the professional association