Prof. Dr. Paul Legrand studied medicine at the KU Leuven and graduated as medical doctor in 1982. Afterwards he studied dentistry and graduated in 1984. He was trained as an oral- and maxillofacial surgeon at the KU Leuven and at the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule in Aachen. In 1988 he became a certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. In oktober 1988 he founded the oral and maxillofacial surgery department in the Maria Middelares Hospital in Lommel.
Professor Legrand is head of the OMFS department in Overpelt, he is a certified OMFS instructor and a member of the OMFS accreditation committee. Furthermore, he is on the board of the association of Flemish oral and maxillofacial surgeons (VVMKA) and the VBS MKA.
Since 2011 professor Legrand is parttime affiliated with the UZ Leuven and in 2016 he was appointed guest lecturer at the KU Leuven.
In Belgium professor Legrand is a pioneer in intravenous sedation in the OMFS department and he has made this is most important area of interest. His principal activities are dentoalveolar surgery, implantology and further development of intravenous sedation techniques.
Prof. dr. Reinhilde Jacobs
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