Benjamin Scott

Benjamin Scott


Department of Cardiology, Hartcentrum, Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen Middelheim, Antwerp, Belgium

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Personal History

Dr. Benjamin Scott is an Interventional Cardiologist based in Antwerp, Belgium. He currently works with ZNA - Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen.1


Academic History

Dr. Benjamin earned his medical degree from Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2000, graduating summa cum laude. He then completed a residency at Heilig Hartziekenhuis in Lier while pursuing an academic degree in acute care medicine at Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel from 2000 to 2001.

He then completed several more residencies: in Internal Medicine at Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, in Cardiology at ZNA Middelheim, in Intensive Care Medicine with the Interuniversitary Programme and in Cardiology with Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel.1


Career Overview

Dr. Scott has worked as a full time interventional cardiologist since 2005, working for 6 years with UZ Brussel between 2005 and 2011 as both a cardiologist and staff member of the ICU. Since 2011, he has worked as an Interventional Cardiologist with ZNA - Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen. During this time he has also worked as a Member of the Medical Council, Secretary of Network Medical Council and most recently as Adjunct-diensthoofd ZNA Hartcentrum.1

Dr. Scott also currently works as a Cardiologist with CardioBechem and as President of ZAZINA vzw, a position he has held since 2020.1


Career Timeline

  • 1993 - 2000: Medical Doctor (graduated summa cum laude), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels
  • 2000 - 2001: Residency - Internal Medicine, Heilig Hartziekenhuis, Lier
  • 2000 - 2001: Acute Care Medicine (Academic Degree), Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels
  • 2001 - 2003: Residency - Internal Medicine, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels
  • 2003 - 2005: Residency - Cardiology, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerp
  • 2004 - 2006: Residency - Intensive Care Medicine, Interuniversitary Programme, Brussels & Antwerp
  • 2005 - 2006: Residency - Cardiology, Universitair Ziekenhuis Brussel, Brussels
  • 2005 - 2011: Interventional Cardiologist, UZ Brussel
  • 2006 - 2009: Staff Member ICU, UZ Brussel
  • 2008: IVUS and Fractional Flow Reserve, Erasmus MC, Thorax Center, Rotterdam (NL)
  • 2011 - Present: Interventional Cardiologist +, ZNA - Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen
  • 2015 - Present: Cardiologist, CardioBerchem
  • 2017 - Present: Member of the Medical Council, ZNA - Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen
  • 2020 - 2021: Secretary of Network Medical Council, ZNA - Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen
  • 2020 - Present: President, ZAZINA vzw
  • 2021 - Present: Adjunct-diensthoofd ZNA Hartcentrum, ZNA - Ziekenhuis Netwerk Antwerpen



  • Member of the European Society of Cardiology
  • Member of the European Working Group on Acute Cardiac Care 


Areas of Speciality




Articles by Benjamin Scott, MD

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention for Chronic Total Occlusion

Giovanni Maria Vescovo, Carlo Zivelonghi, Benjamin Scott, et al


Citation: US Cardiology Review 2020;14:e11.