Healthcare Belgium




CHIREC Hospitals

Our Hospitals

Parc Leopold Clinic
Rue Froissart 38
B-1040 Brussels

Edith Cavell Clinic
Rue Edith Cavell 32
B-1180 Brussels


Basilique Clinic
Rue Pangaert 37-47
B-1083 Brussels

Braine-l'Alleud Waterloo Hospital
Rue Wayez 35
B-1420 Braine-l'Alleud


Edith Cavell Interregional Hospital Group, CHIREC, is a group of private hospitals, highly regarded both in Belgium and internationally for its hardworking teams of experienced specialists, all of whom are familiar with the very latest scientific developments.

CHIREC is known for its excellence in orthopaedics, hand surgery, ophthalmology, gynaecology, obstetrics, medically assisted fertility treatment (IVF), bariatric surgery and oncology.

The group also provides medical imaging, nuclear medicine and radiotherapy, using state-of-the-art medical equipment.

Jacques de Toeuf, MD, General Medical Director

Statistics 2011

  • Number of beds: 1,092
  • Workforce: 3,186 including 906 well known doctors
  • Admissions: 43,404 per year
  • Hospitalisation days: 289,177 per year
  • Surgical procedures: 27,541 admissions/year
  • Over 5,500 births/year: the largest maternity programme in Belgium
  • Day Clinic: 25,506 patients/year


State-of-the-art Equipment

  • CHIREC has acquired a new Somatom Definition Scanner (Parc Leopold Clinic), the first Dual-Source CT Scanner (2x64 slices) in Brussels and enabling high-precision diagnostics.
  • Three CT Somatom Emotion Scanners and two magnetic-resonance "MR Symphony TIM 1.5 T" devices have also been installed at the Cavell and Braine Clinics.
  • A latest-generation accelerator has also been ordered for the Radiotherapy Unit, and a second one is currently being upgraded.
  • Intuitive Surgery: The Da Vinci Robot

Quality Labels

  • Maternity: Baby Friend Hospital.
  • Laboratory: ISO 9001.
  • Medical and Technical Services: Service Level Agreement (SLA)


The hospitals are situated in the centre of Brussels close to the European Institutions and the NATO.

It is a privileged environment close to the historical Centre, railway stations and the airport.