Dr. Koen De Smet

Overall survival rate at 25 years of 13000 prosthesis is 94.5%
Since 2000 no polyethylene anymore

5334 Resurfacings / 22 years
Survival 95.61%
Males 96.7%
Females 92.93%

CV De Smet

ANCA BVBA, Dr. Koen De Smet

  • Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgeon.
  • Staff member Anca Clinic AZJ an Palfijn Hospital of Ghent.
  • Ex-staff member University Hospital of Ghent.
  • Director ANCA-Clinic Ghent (Belgium), Roma (Italy), Johannesburg (South-Africa).


  • Resurfacing
  • Primary and Revision hip surgery, takes on the most difficult cases in Primary and Revision Hip Surgery
  • Ceramic on Ceramic Resurfacing ReCerf prosthesis (only Johannesburg)


  • BVOT Belgische Vereniging voor Orthopedie en Traumatologie.
  • BVOT Hip Group.
  • BOTA Belgian Orthopedic Trauma Association.
  • AAOS American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons®.
  • EHS European Hip Society.
  • ISTA International Science and Technology in Arthroplasty.
  • AIOD Belgium, member and guest expert.
  • ACTA Orthopaedica Belgica, member of editorial board.
  • Orthopedic Staff Member of the General Hospital "Jan Palfijn" at Ghent.
  • Member of scientific committee and co-organizer of the sixt Bota symposium at Ghent September 13, 1997.
  • Member of International Scientific Committee CREMASCOLI PROSTHESIS GROUP 1997–1998, 1998–1999, 1999–2000, 2000-2001, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2017-2019, development of new Revision cup.
  • Coordinator of the Belgium Metasul and Study Group 2000-2001.
  • Consultant to Wright Medical Company 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004
  • AAOS member 2004-2019
  • Member of scientific panel and Consultant Wright Medical Company 2004-2018
  • Member of scientific panel Mathortho, new Ceramic on Ceramic prosthesis ReCerf.


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