We are a vibrant, international company aligned with our customer needs

AR Pioneers

Augmented Anatomy is a Belgian start-up company and among the first to implement the use of augmented reality (AR) in the medical world.

Born from the field

Its Founder and CEO, Prof. Dr. Benoit Hendrickx, turned a dream of seeing through someone’s skin into a reality, creating ARtery3D.

Multidisciplinary team

Together with a team of doctors, engineers, and IT-experts, we developed the first AR app that enables you to visualize the unique arterial patient anatomy.

Operational Team

Jörgen Schaffers

CEO (Chief Executive Officer)
Jörgen has 35 years experience in 2 major pharmaceutical companies: GSK and Pfizer. He has a broad commercial experience both local and global. He has profound P&L and general management capabilities. He launched multiple assets and has an entrepreneurial spirit to start up new businesses. Jörgen has inspired and engaged many teams from small to big in a multi-cultural/international environment within a global network. In 2022, he joined Augmented Anatomy as CEO with a passionate ambition to expand globally.

Thomas Vanden Wyngaerdt

CCO (Chief Commercial Officer)
Thomas was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in December 2021 and is responsible to oversee marketing and public relations activities alongside a strong focus on expanding the direct sales into new territories. Thomas has a BA in Business Studies from the University College Ghent. He has extensive knowledge and proven success in people and business transformation as well as setting up new divisions internationally.

Jonas Gomez

CMO (Chief Marketing Officer)
Passionate about Marketing in tecnological environments, developing brand strategies and M&A processes for international companies. Jonas has a degree in Marketing and Market Research, and he's an MBA teacher at Central University of Catalonia (UVic) . He has experience in Marketing straegy, marketing execution. CRM, web design, and technological platforms.
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Stephan Hahn

Computer Vision Engineer
Stephan holds a master's degree in biomedical engineering, with a specialization in computer vision applied to medical data. He started his career in 2014 as a researcher at ULB, working on machine learning, and image analysis. He joined Augmented Anatomy in 2021, where he brings his experience and knowledge in medical data processing.

Ben Willemart

Sales Manager - France
Ben has extensive commercial and managerial experience. For 27 years, he was at the head of the company he created in the printing and marketing sector. Passionate about new technologies, he joined the Augmented Anatomy team in 2020 for a new challenge. Thanks to his customer experience and determination, he successfully organised Augmented Anatomy's presence at various aesthetic medicine conferences in Belgium and France. In 2023, in addition to his duties in Belgium, he became Sales Director France.

Hilde Sobry

Executive Assistant
In addition to her studies in office management and communication, Hilde has over 20 years' experience in office administration, sales assistance, and customer service. Along with supporting the team, she assists with administrative and operational duties when necessary.

Aubert Bourguignon

Development Dept.
Aubert has been working in the field of augmented reality and virtual reality for 4 years in several companies. During his early career, he has been working with Surgeons and Doctors in some medical applications development.

Expert Team

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Prof. Dr. Benoit Hendrickx

Prof. Dr. Benoit Hendrickx is associate professor in plastic surgery at the Leuven University, and has private practices in Knokke and in Wemmel. He is founder of Augmented Anatomy and member of numerous international societies: RBSPS, ISAPS, EURAP and AAPS. He is author of many scientific publications about facial anatomy and a demanded speaker on International conferences about facial aesthetics.

Thierry Hazevoets

CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
Thierry started his career in Finance (Investment Banking and Equity Research with BNP Paribas Fortis and ING Barings). In 2000, he moved to the MedTech industry, joining IBA (www.iba-worldwide.com), world leader in proton therapy, as VP Business Development and member of their Management Team in Belgium and in San Francisco, CA. Later, he founded Merodis, a leading M&A boutique specialized in IT and Healthcare based in Brussels, Belgium. In 2018, he co-founded Augmented Anatomy and became our Chief of Staff and CFO.
Karl Waked - Augmented Anatomy

Dr. Karl Waked

CSO (Chief Scientific Officer)
Dr. Karl Waked is a board-certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and co-founded Augmented Anatomy in 2018. Being familiar with both the medical and technical aspects of the company, he delivers input in both product and business development. As CSO, he is involved in MRI optimization, image processing and validation, leading scientific studies and co-organizing the sales funnel.

Prof. Dr. Marc Mespreuve

Prof. Dr. Marc Mespreuve is professor in Medical Imaging at the University Hospital of Ghent (UZ Gent) and has a practice at the St.-Maarten Hospital in Mechelen. He co-founded Augmented Anatomy in 2018.. As member of numerous international societies (ESR, RSNA, ESSR, BSR,…) and author of many scientific publications - including facial vascular imaging - he is also the designer of the IR-MRI sequences.


What our employees say about our company.

“Technology and creativity have always attracted me, especially when applied to the medical field. After years of research in the field of medical image analysis, starting Augmented Anatomy was an opportunity to sharpen my skills in a young and innovative company.”

STEPHAN H. IT Department

“When I found out some more information about AA before applying for the job, I was impressed by the innovative nature of Artery3D and immediately believed in its success. As the atmosphere among the colleagues was great from the very beginning, it is a real pleasure working with them. I am sincerely proud being a part of this fantastic team of very competent people!”

HILDE S. Executive Assistant

“I have a passion for working with Augmented Anatomy because of its novel unique technology, which will revolutionise the future of aesthetic procedures with better patient and safety outcomes. Augmented Anatomy is the only way forward!”

BEN W. Account Executive

With ARtery3D we have created one of the first practical applications in the field of medicine: the ability to visualise a patient's individual arterial anatomy using Augmented Reality.”

Prof. Dr. Benoit Hendrickx - Augmented Anatomy

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