Bart Smet has completed his graduation as General Surgeon with special interest in Bariatric Surgery in 1998 from Leuven University. Currently, he is working in a regional hospital in Roeselare, Belgium as Consultant. The department is performing about 450 bariatric procedures, covering the full spectrum from bypass over sleeve to malabsorptive procedures and redo surgery. He has presented bariatric topics on several national and international meetings and was faculty member of multiple bariatric master classes and expert meetings. Clinical immersion, live surgery by tele mentoring and proctoring abroad are regularly organized within his department.