- Dr VAN MEERBEECK Priscilla –
She obtains in 2001 her “Diploma of Medicine” of the Catholic University of Leuven (UCL) with the greatest distinction. The same year, she obtains the first place for training psychiatry with the ranking “Great distinction”. From 2001 to 2003, she worked in different psychiatric units in Belgium and Tunisia. In 2004 she started training as neurologist for 4 years. She worked 2 years in Belgium, and spended the last year at the Pitié Salpétrière Hospital in Paris.
In January 2008, she is officially recognized as Neurologist in Belgium with ranking “Great distinction”, and obtained in the same time the title of Neurologist in France.
She then started two years of research in “Cognitive and Behavioral Neurosciences” in the Pitie Salpetriere hospital in Paris, within the team of Pr Agid, studying more particularly the movement disorders like Parkinson disease and Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome.
She obtained a Master degree II (DEA) in Integrative Biology in 2008.
In 2009, she started working as university Clinic Assistant in the Neurology Unit of Versailles Hospital, dealing with clinical practice, assistant teacher, and was regularly on duty within the Neurovascular Acute Unit (UNVA).
She finished her professional experience in Paris in 2012 by 6 months of clinical research on Parkinson disease at the ICM institute (Institut du cerveau et de la Moelle epinière) at the Pitié Salpêtrière Hospital.
During her stay in France, she obtained several inter academic diploma (DIU):
- DIU of the “abnormal Movements and pathology of the movement” in Paris VI
- DIU of “Migraines and Headaches” in Paris VII
- First year of DIU of “neurovascular pathology” in Paris XI
In September 2012, she joined the team of Medimarien.
At the same time, she started working as external consultant in UCL St Luc Hospital and in Clinic “Cesar de Paepe”.
Doctor Van Meerbeeck usually speaks French and English, she understands well and speaks almost fluently Dutsh.
Doctor Priscilla van Meerbeeck associates a hospital and private practice that enables her to deal with a large range of neurologic disorders, and in particular:
- Parkinson disease
- Migraines and other headaches
- abnormal movements: tremor, tics, dystonia
- Vertigo and dizziness
- Vascular disorder: stroke, brain haemorrhage and their after-effects
- Alzheimer disease and other dementia
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Chronic pain
- Diseases of the spinal cord
- neurological complications of systemic diseases
- Management of neuropathies
She has an expert consultation in Headaches, Vertigo, Parkinson disease and abnormal movements.
Her training in psychiatry allows her to easily deal with psychological and behavioral disorders associated with neurological diseases. Electroencephalogram (EEG), electromyogram (EMG) or brain imagery (MRI,CT scan) are done in dedicated hospital units by some of her colleagues.