Curt W. Burger

Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Curt W. Burger finished his specialty training in OB/GYN in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In 1987, he received the Ph.D. degree in Medicine at the Free University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Between 1989 and 1992, he was a Fellow in gynecologic oncology at the Free University Amsterdam and the Women’s Cancer Clinic, Graz, Austria, and followed training programs at UCLA, MD Anderson, Mayo Clinic, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Hospital. From 1992 until 1999, he was a Staff Member of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Free University. Since 1999, he has been a Full Professor and Head of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, 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 to 2016, he chaired the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. From 2010 to 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. Since July 2016, he has been serving as Vice-Dean for International Affairs of the Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Biography Updated on 24 October 2016

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