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Jaap Tolk

J.J. (Jaap) Tolk, MD PhD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Department
  • Orthopedics & Sports Medicine



I have been trained as orthopaedic surgeon in Maxima MC, MUMC+ and VieCuri. After completion of orthopaedic residency in 2019, I have had the opportunity to engage in pediatric orthopaedic fellowships in the Netherlands (Maxima MC) and the United Kingdom (the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital,  Stanmore). In 2020 I successfully defended my PhD thesis ‘expectations and outcome in knee and hip arthroplasty’ at Erasmus MC. In the summer of 2021 I am working as consultant pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Erasmus MC – Sophia Children’s Hospital.

Field(s) of expertise

General pediatric orthopedics, pediatric hip disorders, pediatric limb deformity.


Publications on Pubmed

Publications & Profile on PURE

Scholarships, grants, and awards

2022 EPOS research grant, Winner 2020 van Rens Award, best paper Dutch Orthopaedic Meeting

Current research projects

I am involved in three pediatric orthopedic research lines: pediatric hip disorders, cerebral palsy and limb deformity.