- Consultant in the Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery Department, CHU Sart-Tilman Hospital University of Medicine, Liège, Belgium.
- Coordinator of the General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery Department: Princess Paola Hospital, IFAC/Vivalia Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium.
- Coordinator and surgical training for General and Vascular Surgery Specialty candidates (University of Medicine, Liège, Belgium).
- PhD designation in 2018 after graduating the University of Medicine, Liège, Belgium.
Personal data: Dr. Alexandrescu obtained his European medical diploma in medical sciences after graduating the Leuven Medical University (U.C.L. Saint-Luc University) in Belgium in 1994 (with honorary distinction).
After additional cardio-thoracic surgery, laparoscopic, endovascular and microsurgical training years in Saint-Luc UCL and Saint-Jean (Leuven University Clinics in Brussels), he obtained the general, cardio-vascular and thoracic surgical competence in 1999.
Adding further postgraduate stages, he acquired complementary endovascular skills (particularly in carotid, aortic and below the knee peripheral endoluminal revascularizations) in Saint-Joseph Hospital in Marseille (Professor P. Bergeron and Professor J. Jausseran) France, and earned particular experience in lower limb CTO
recanalization techniques in Leicester Royal Infirmary (Professors P.R. Bell and N.J. London, Vascular Dept. University of Leicester), UK.
PhD graduation at the University of Medicine, Liège, Belgium in 2018 with Jury distinction.
Competences: Currently Dr. Vlad Alexandrescu assumes the Coordinator function of the General, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery Department of the “Princess Paola” Hospital, also coordination of Surgical trainees (general formation for trainees and students). This competence is affiliated to the University of Medicine, Liège, Belgium.
Since 2014, he acts as Vascular and Endovascular Consultant in the Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic Surgery Department, “CHU Sart-Tilman” University of Medicine Hospital, Liège, Belgium.
Dr. Alexandrescu acquired in 2018 the PhD competence, equally at the University of Medicine in Liege, Belgium.
Specific experience: Since 2001, established and exercises current practice of the “Multidisciplinary Diabetes Foot Clinic” in Princess Paola Hospital.
Since 2004, he appointed his institution as a “3rd line” diabetic care unit, in the Belgian’s district of Luxembourg.
Starting 2005, Dr. Alexandrescu promotes specific limb salvage revascularization techniques such as “wound targeted below-the-knee revascularization” as preferential vascular treatment in diabetic neuro-ischemic foot wounds, inside referred institutional multidisciplinary team approach.
Currently, he is member of many national and international professional associations, especially those dedicated to vascular and endovascular peripheral interventions, diabetes, wound healing and stroke prevention.
Since 2014, Dr. Alexandrescu accomplishes an academic assignment at the CHU Sart-Tilman Hospital, University of Liège.
In November 2018, Dr. Alexandrescu graduated as PhD at the University of Liège.
Current research interest : Critical Limb Ischemia macro- and micro-circulatory aspects, its prevention and treatment, wound healing, particularly in diabetic and renal patients, stroke prevention and treatment, aneurismal disease.
Publications: More than 71 articles on endovascular diabetic foot treatment, limb salvage techniques, tissue regeneration, and carotid revascularization in different surgical and medical journals. He also contributed with original chapters in seven recent medical books and published as Editor in 2012 and 2017 two original volumes dedicated to the angiosome concept and wound healing in critical limb ischemia. Dr. Alexandrescu is also the author of a Thesis volume consecrated to diabetic foot revascularization, in 2018.
Communications: More than hundred original communications in different national and international medical congresses, during the last fifteen years.
Societies: member of numerous European and American surgical and endovascular Societies.