Associate Professor

Anthony de Buck van Overstraeten

General Surgery
Mount Sinai Hospital
Appointment Status

Anthony de Buck van Overstraeten obtained his medical degree at the University of Leuven in Belgium, where he completed his surgical and colorectal training.  In 2013 he completed a colorectal fellowship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.   He then returned to Belgium and after 4 years as a colorectal surgeon at the University Hospital of Leuven in Belgium, he moved to Toronto in 2017 where he is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto, and a colorectal surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital.  He has a Master’s Degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Toronto.  His scientific work focusses on clinical outcome research, mainly situated in the field of IBD, and specifically focussing on functional and quality of life outcomes in IBD patients, including the impact of minimally invasive surgery on clinical outcome.