Dr. Erik van Westreenen
Erik van Westreenen graduated in 2002 as Docter in Medicine at the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands). In 2005 he obtained a PhD for his research on 'Positron Emission Tomography in Staging of Esophageal Cancer’. Since 2011 he worked as a gastro-intestinal surgeon with special interest in minimal invasive surgery and colorectal surgery. In 2013 he became a Fellow of the European Board of Surgery. Nowadays, he is consultant gastro-intestinal surgeon in Isala Clinics Zwolle (The Netherlands) and specialized in colorectal surgery. He is initiating and involved in several studies regarding organ preservation for colorectal cancer.