Current research interests:
Neuroanesthesiology (especially: awake craniotomies, IONM and cervical laminectomies)
Perioperative Care (Music as Medicine, Meta-Analyses)
Patient safety / Patient satisfaction
The role of lay people in mass casualty-managemen
Field(s) of expertise
Neuroanesthesiology / Neurosciences
Education and career
Trained in Cologne/Germany, working in Rotterdam since 2001.
Vice-Chairman / Vice-Head residency training program.
1997: PhD (Germany): The influence of volatile anesthetics on delivery and metabolism of thyroid hormones in the rat in vitro and in vivo.
2008: PhD (Netherlands): Anesthesiological aspects of awake craniotomy
Senior Teaching Certificate
27 Lectures/ oral presentations after submission
377 Invited lectures on national and international conferences and workshops
46 Poster presentation
103 Organisation/Chairman of scientific courses and meetings
9 x co-promotor, thesis finished
Chairman CIRS-committee Erasmus MC
Chairman committee for professional behavior of medical students
Member National Board ATLS The Netherlands
Scholarships, grants, and awards
Co-investigator SAFE-trial (€ 540.255,70), KWF 11562 / 2018-1