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 (www.pancreatitis.nl) and in 2012 the Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group (www.dpcg.nl). 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.