2011 finished my PhD thesis: Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS); Pathogenesis and treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) thesis contained fundamental laboratory research as well as clinical studies. Hereafter, during his training as a dermatologist, he remained active in the field of HS research supervising several PhD students. Since 2016 he works as a dermatologist at the department of dermatology Erasmus MC and DermaHaven in Rotterdam. He set up specialized HS consulting hours integrated research to improve patient care. In his research he has close collaborations with many international HS experts. Furthermore, he is a pro bono medical advisor for the Dutch HS patient foundation and founding member of the European HS foundation as well as the Dutch HS expert group. He participated in national and international HS guideline.
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