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Dr Maurits de Brauw MD PhD
Maurits de Brauw is a graduate from the Leiden University in the Netherlands. He completed a residency in the Leiden University Medical Centre. He went to the Free University Medical Centre in Amsterdam to further specialize in endoscopic and gastrointestinal surgery. As a staff surgeon he joined the University Hospital of Maastricht for five years. Subsequently he accepted positions as staff surgeon in the training hospital ZOL in Genk, Belgium, the Mesos Medical Center in Utrecht and the St Antonius Hospital in the same city. For the past three years he is working as a gastrointestinal surgeon specialized in bariatric and colorectal surgery in the Slotervaart Hospital, Amsterdam. His research has been focused on experimental colorectal cancer surgery, which was the subject of his thesis in 1989, and endoscopic colorectal and bariatric surgery.
He is currently a Board member of the Dutch Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, member of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Society of Gastro Intestinal Surgery, and aBoard member of Professional Interests of the Dutch Society of Surgery. He is the author of the book “The Waiting List and other Health Care Issues” and has more than 45 publications.