HPB Fellowship Registry - Europe, Africa & Middle East

I. Fellowship Name
Fellowship Name HPB and Liver Transplantation Fellowship
Center Name University Medical Center Groningen
Fellowship City Groningen
Fellowship Country Netherlands
II. Fellowship Faculty
Fellowship Program Director Prof. Dr.R.J.Porte
Fellowship Faculty Address 1 Div. HPB surgery and Liver Transplantation
Fellowship Faculty Address 2 dept. of surgery
Fellowship Faculty Address 3 Postbox 30.001
Fellowship Faculty Address 4 9700 RB Groningen
Fellowship Faculty Phone +31503612896
Fellowship Faculty Fax +31503614873
Fellowship Faculty Email r.j.porte@umcg.nl
Fellowship Programme Website
Fellowship Other Faculty
III. Fellowship Duration/Benefits
Fellowship Duration - Clinical Yrs 2
Fellowship Duration - Clinical Rsrch Optional
Fellowship Duration - Basic Rsrch Optional
Fellowship Total No. Fellows 3
Fellowship Total No. Fellows/Yr 3
Fellowship Salary Provided Yes
Fellowship Benefits Provided Yes
Fellowship Next Available April & June 2022
IV. Fellowship Contents
A. Required
HPB Surgery Liver Surgery
Pancreas Surgery
HPB Laparoscopic Surgery
B. Optional
Transplantation Liver
Surgical Oncology (Not HPB)
Minimally Invasive (Not HPB)
General Surgery (Not HPB)
Interventional Radiology
Research Clinical
V. Fellowship History
Year Fellowship Began 1997
Total Fellows Trained 18
Liver Resection/Ablation 25 - 50
Pancreas Surgery 25 - 50
Biliary Surgery (Complex) < 25
Liver Transplantation 25 - 50
Pancreas Transplantation
Organ Procurement < 25
VI. Additional Comments
Additional Comments

The UMCG is one of three hospitals in the Netherlands that has a liver transplant program and it the only Dutch hospital that performs all solid organ transplants. The program started in 1979, the HPB and liver transplant fellowship started in 1997. Many of our fellows have established their own HPB and liver transplant program in their native countries since successfully completing the fellowship. The department and fellowship were UEMS certified in 2010. We aspire to train the fellow to the level of a capable and reliable HPB and Liver transplant surgeon. We require the fellow to prepare and apply for the UEMS exam for the HPB certification and the Transplantation Surgery, Modules 1&4. Please include a current passport-sized photograph and your curriculum vitae. In addition we require a Letter of Recommendation from the head of your department. We also require notarized translations in English or Dutch of your official medical education credentials and certification as a surgeon. More information can be obtained at the website of the UMCG.

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