Marc Besselink, MD, PhD (Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery)

Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Dr. Marc Besselink (1976) is a Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) surgeon and principal investigator of pancreatic surgery at the Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam. In 2002, he co-founded the Dutch Pancreatitis Study Group ( and in 2012 the Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group ( He is and has been involved with multiple randomized controlled multicenter trials in acute pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer and HPB surgery. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed papers and coordinates the work of several clinical MD-PhD students. Dr. Besselink is the chair of the scientific committee of the Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Audit and the Dutch Pancreatic Biobank and is a member of the scientific committees of the E-AHPBA and IHPBA.

Terms of Appointment: Aug 2016 - Jul 2018