Dr. Thierry Hertoghe
Dr. Thierry Hertoghe (Belgium, 1957) practices lifespan/reversing aging medicine and hormone therapy. He represents the fourth consecutive generation of physicians specialized in the field of hormone therapy.
Dr. Thierry Hertoghe’s clinic in Brussels (Belgium) consists of a team of experienced doctors. He is an internationally known authority in medical hormone and nutritional therapies oriented to correct hormone deficiencies, reduce aging, or even, in some aspects, reverse aging and possibly extend lifespan.
A pioneer in various medical matters, Dr. Thierry Hertoghe is one of the scientists supporting the idea that aging is mainly due to the progressive appearance of hormone deficiencies aggravated by nutritional deficiencies and a poor lifestyle. By correcting hormone deficiencies and other important factors, as well as by fine-tuning and personalizing treatments for each patient, he has achieved great success in medical therapies — often beyond patients’ expectations. Ensuring patient safety throughout the treatment processes is a major concern for him, implying a strict and regular medical follow-up.
Dr. Thierry Hertoghe is the president of two important medical societies:
- The World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (WOSAAM), is the leading international anti-aging / lifespan scientific society for physicians (more than 7,000 members).
- The International Hormone Society (IHS), is the third international hormone society gathering over 3000 physicians around the world.
Dr. Thierry Hertoghe has gained extensive expertise in medical institutions, both as an ancient member of a big medical council of Belgium and as an active participant in various commissions in the Belgium health care system, thereby representing Belgium’s major medical union.
He regularly functions as an expert in cases of medical controversy in which physicians face prosecution for improper practice charges related to the use of hormone replacement therapy, nutritional therapies, or other preventive and anti-aging medical therapies and diagnostics.
Supported by a large scientific database and thanks to his personal experience in the field of such medical therapies, both in the medical practice and as a teacher, Dr. T. Hertoghe has often been able to redress situations in which evidence-based medicine had been replaced by scientific prejudice
DIPLOMA AND CERTIFICATIONS
- 1986, Graduated as a medical doctor (M.D.) from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium
- 1989, Specialization degree in General Medicine at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium
- 2003, Certificate in “Anti-aging Medical Therapeutics”, University Centre of Charleroi, (Belgium)
- 2005, Diploma in “Anti-aging Medicine Specialization”, European Institute of Scientific Anti-Aging Medicine, Paris
SCIENTIFIC Medical Societies: MEMBERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITIES
|Since 1997||Member of the International Board of Scientific Advisors of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.|
|President of the European Academy of Quality of Life and Longevity Medicine (Equal)|
|2001||Supervisor and course lecturer (FR) for the international post-university COURSE “Anti-Aging Medical Therapeutics” linked until 2005 to the University Center of Charleroi (Belgium), and thereafter to the European Institute of Scientific Anti-Aging Medicine (Paris). Dr. Hertoghe was in charge of the programs from 2001 to 2006.|
|2003||Supervisor and course lecturer (EN) for the international post-university fellowship “Anti-aging Medicine Specialization” (AAMS). In charge of the programs from 2003 until 2006. Until 2005, the AAMS was linked to the University Center of Charleroi (Belgium), and thereafter to the European Institute of Scientific Anti-Aging Medicine (Paris). Dr. Hertoghe was in charge of the programs from 2001 to 2006.|
|Accepted as a full member of the Endocrine Society (USA).|
|2004||Cofounder of the International Hormone Society (IHS), originally based in Kansas City (USA) and currently relocated in Brussels (Belgium).|
|President of the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (WOSAAM).|
|2005||Member of the directory Board of the European Organization of Scientific Anti-Aging Medicine (based in Paris, France).|
|Founder of the Journal of European Anti-Aging Medicine (J Anti Aging Med) and member of the editorial staff.|
|2006||President of the International Hormone Society (IHS).|
PAST MEDICAL RESPONSIBILITIES
|1995 – 1999||Member of the Comité paritaire d’accréditation pour la médecine générale of Belgium (the national committee deciding on whether a medical course can get credit hours).|
|1995 – 2000||General Secretary of the Académie de Médecine Générale de Belgique.|
|1996||Temporary vice-president of Monde Medical Television specialized in medical TV programs for physicians.|
|1997 – 2008||Member of the International Board of Scientific Advisors of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.|
|1998 – 1999||Member of the Board of Examiners for the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Examination Board.|
|1997 – 2004||Effective member of the “Conseil d’Ordre des Médecins du Brabant d’expression française” (Belgian’s largest medical board).|
|1998 – 2004||Secretary of the Belgian Institute of Pharmaco-epidemiology (IPHEB).|
In addition to these professional and associational endeavors and leading a very active consultation in Brussels, for more than twenty years, Dr. Thierry Hertoghe has devoted much effort and energy to the advocacy and dissemination of knowledge about anti-aging and hormone therapies and techniques.
Through his participation as a lecturer at numerous medical congresses and training seminars for physicians worldwide, Dr. Thierry Hertoghe is committed to the promotion of better, patient-oriented, and evidence-based medicine.
For a complete resume including details on his participation as a lecturer in major conferences, seminars, and medical meetings, please download here his Full C.V.
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- Hormone Handbook for physicians
- Atlas of Endocrinology for Hormone Therapy
- Textbook of Lifespan and Anti-Aging Medicine
- Textbook of Nutrient Therapy
- Various studies on hormone therapies, often review studies