Hendrik Nathoe was born in 1963 in Surinam, South America. He graduated from high school in 1981, after which he moved to The Netherlands for his medical training. He graduated from the Erasmus Medical School Rotterdam in 1991. He was a Ph.D. student at the University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands (Professor D. Grobbee, 1996–2000). He investigated the clinical role of off-pump bypass surgery in patients with advanced coronary artery disease. The title of his thesis was “Coronary revascularization: stent-implantation, on-pump or off-pump bypass surgery?” He successfully defended his thesis in 2004. He followed the cardiology training at the University Medical Center Utrecht (Professor Doevendans, 2000–2006). Moreover, he has been a staff member of the Department of Cardiology at the University Medical Center Utrecht since 2006. As a general cardiologist, he is involved in heart failure and heart transplantation, coronary artery disease, and sports medicine. He has been an Associated Professor of cardiology at the University Medical Center Utrecht since 2006. His main research focus is coronary artery disease. He is a principal investigator of a couple of interventional studies as octopus study, DEB-AMI study, and the Utrecht PCI-biobank study. In addition, he collaborates with the Department of Vascular Medicine and is involved in the secondary prevention of vascular disease: smart study (Professor Frank Visseren). He is a tutor of medical and Ph.D. students. He is a member of the steering committee of a couple of multicenter studies in The Netherlands and a Member of the Ethics Committee at the University Medical Center Utrecht. He is the author of 24 articles published in international journals.
Biography Updated on 8 March 2012