Prof Dr Michaël Bruneau


Professor Bruneau is chairman of the neurosurgical department at UZ Brussel since August 2020. After his training in Neurosurgery in Brussels and Geneva, he specialized in Paris. He then continued his career at Erasme Hospital for 15 years.

Professor Bruneau is President of the Belgian Society of Neurosurgery (BSN) and also sits on the board of directors of the pediatric section of the BSN. He is also President of the Skull Base section of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS).

He is the author of numerous articles and scientific book chapters and he is co-editor of a voluminous book on the vertebral artery. This reference work describes, among other things, the different surgical techniques for the treatment of a wide variety of pathologies in the cervical spine and the occipito-cervical junction.

Curriculum vitae

Medical Education

1990-1997           Medical Sciences, Université Catholique de Louvain

1997-2003           Training in Neurosurgery, UCL Mont-Godinne, Geneva, UCL Saint-Luc

2003-2004           Fellowship in skull base and vascular neurosurgery,

Lariboisière Hospital, Paris, France

2004-2005           Neurosurgeon, Clinique Saint-Pierre, Ottignies

2005-2009           Resident, Erasme Hospital,

2009-2011           Assistant Professor, Erasme Hospital

2011                      PhD thesis, Université Libre de Bruxelles

2011-2013           Associate professor, Erasme Hospital

2013-2020           Professor, Skull base and vascular programs director, Erasme Hospital

Current functions

 2020- Professor and Chairman, UZ Brussel – VUB

2019-  President, Belgian Society of Neurosurgery

2019-  Chairman, EANS Skull base section

2020-  Board member, pediatric section of the Belgian Society of Neurosurgery

2020- Titulary Member of the ARMB – Royal Belgian Medical Academy

2014- Board member Spine Society of Belgium

Previous functions

2018- President, EANS Congress, Brussels (European Association of Neurosurgical Societies) Attendance of 1700 delegates

2018-2020  Maître de Conférences, ULB

2017- 2020 Board member, Belgian Neurosurgical Spine Society

2016-2019 Secretary, Belgian Society of Neurosurgery

2013-2016  Member, Board of the Belgian Society of Neurosurgery

2014-2017  Member, Board of Directors, Erasme Hospital

2015-2017 President, Belgian Neurosurgical Spine Society

2015-  Associate Member of the ARMB – Royal Belgian Medical Academy


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Prof Bruneau has consultation on Monday afternoon and Friday morning. For an appointment, please contact 024776012 (Spine surgery) or 024775514 (Surgery of brain tumors, Neurosurgery of the skull base, Pituitary surgery, Vascular neurosurgery, Surgery for intramedullary tumors, Pediatric neurosurgery)