Curt W. Burger

Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Curt Burger finished his specialty training in Ob&Gyn in Amsterdam. In 1987 he received the PhD degree in Medicine at the Free University Amsterdam. Between 1989 and 1992 he was a fellow gynecologic oncology at the Free University Amsterdam and the Women’s Cancer Clinic Graz, Austria, and followed training programmes at UCLA, MD Anderson, Mayo Clinic and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital. From 1992 until 1999 he was a staff member of the div. Gynecologic Oncology (Free University). From 1999 on he is a full Professor and Head of the Div. Gynecologic Oncology of the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. From 2005 until 2011 he was the head of the training programme of residents of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus MC. From 2006 until 2010 he chaired the Dutch Gynecological Cancer Society. From 2009-2016 he chaired the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. From 2010-2014 he was the chairman of the joint medical staff of the Erasmus Medical Center. His main research topic is the follow-up of a large Dutch cohort of women (47.000 women) who underwent IVF between 1983 and 2005, studying the short- and long-term risk of cancer after IVF treatment. He published over 160 papers about his work in international journals and was often invited for lectures about his scientific work. He is a member of several editorial boards. From July 2016 on he is Vice-Dean International Affairs of the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Biography Updated on 16 August 2016

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