Fréderic Van der Cruyssen, born on January 23rd, 1992, in Waregem, Belgium, is a resident in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He graduated with honors from the Catholic University of Leuven, earning his medical and dental degrees in 2017 and 2020, respectively. In 2021, he achieved a master's degree in healthcare policy and management from the Catholic University of Leuven. In June 2023, he successfully completed his doctorate, specializing in the field of trigeminal nerve injuries. His main areas of interest lie in prediction modeling, maxillofacial imaging, trauma, and nerve injuries. He is driven by the desire to continually improve patient care and spearhead advancements in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) research.