Dr. Ricky Rasschaert is a neurosurgeon and spine surgeon at the ZNA Middelheim Hospital, the largest non-academic teaching hospital in Antwerp. The use of minimally invasive techniques and spinal reconstructive surgery are his main interests.
He is member of several Neurosurgical and Spine societies. He also has a teaching position and does research involving the treatment of Tarlov cysts, ME and on neuromonitoring in spine surgery cases. There also is an active participation in the Spine Tango project, an international registry for spine surgery with the intention of improving quality of given care. Other interests are department and hospital management as well as medico-legal expertise.