Marc Haspeslagh

Dr. Marc Haspeslagh (Belgium)

Dr. M. Haspeslagh is founder and director of the private dermatopathology lab ‘Dermpat’ in Ghent. He also works as a consultant dermatopathologist in the department of Dermatology of the University Hospital of Ghent and is training supervisor in dermatopathology for the University of Louvain.

Dr. Haspeslagh finished his education in general medicine, pathology and clinical genetics at the University Hospital of Louvain. After working for more than 20 years as a general surgical pathologist in the city hospital of Roeselare, he developed a specific interest in dermatopathology and obtained the International Dermatopathology Board certification in 2005. Since 2011, he works as a full time dermatopathologist in Dermpat.

In 2018, Dr Haspeslagh defended his PhD thesis on a new method of processing skin biopsies with ‘ex vivo dermoscopy and derm dotting’. His main interests are syndromic skin disease and pigment lesions of skin, with specific interest for the correlation between dermoscopy and morphology. His current research is focused on the dermoscopic-pathologic subclassification of flat nevi.