Pieter is an engineer and doctor with a passion for new medical technologies.
Dr. Pieter De Backer obtained his civil engineering degree in 2013, specializing in biomedical engineering and micro-electronics. After a short stop in industry, he decided to pursue his passion for medicine and got his medical degree in 2018. He is now halfway his urology residency. He is passionate about bringing new technologies to the surgical theatre. He has elaborate hands-on experience in 3D printing and patient-specific computer simulations.
At Orsi Academy, Pieter ignites medical innovation as part of Orsi Innotech, where he bridges the gap between medicine and engineering.
His current research is primarily focused on Artificial Intelligence in surgery.
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