Dre J. Schaepkens van Riempst
Dr Schaepkens van Riempst graduates as medical doctor in Belgium in 1999. Five years internship in general surgery (in Antwerp-Belgium and in Geneva-Switzerland) open the road to her true passion: plastic,reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.
She completes her internship in this speciality in Geneva and in Wallis, obtaining the Swiss and the European board certified diploma in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. Five years as a consultant plastic surgeon, first in Wallis (RSV) and later in the University Hospital of Geneva (HUG), refine her practical skills. In addition she detains the Swiss Diploma in Senology.
In 2013, Dr Schaepkens van Riempst opens her private practice in Nyon. Since 2017, she also consults in Geneva, at the Clinic of Grangettes. She works in the University Hospital of Geneva as an associate plastic surgeon, especially in her speciality discipline: breast surgery and breast reconstruction after cancer. She is one of the few experts in the area who applies and masters the different techniques of breast reconstruction: implant, lipofilling, muscle flap and highly specialised microchirurgical techniques, e.g.the abdominal free DIEP flap.
She is part of the multidisciplinary network of breast cancer treatment in the Clinic Grangettes, Clinic of Genolier and SonGe in Geneva.
Her private practice in Nyon is equipped with an operation room for interventions under local anaesthesia. For operations under general anaesthesia, Dr Schaepkens works at the Hospital of Nyon, at the Clinic of Grangettes and of Genolier.
She speaks fluently French, English and Dutch.