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Dr. John PFA Heesakkers


Dr. John PFA Heesakkers

John Heesakkers studied Medicine at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. He started his training in Urology in 1993 at the University Hospital Maastricht. In 1997 he successfully defended his thesis titled: ‘Dynamic Urinary Graciloplasty’ at the University of Maastricht. Since 2000 he is a full time staff urologist at the Department of Urology of the Radboud UMC and consultant at the Rehabilitation Clinic St Maarten in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He is heading the Unit of Functional Urology and Neurourology. He chairs the Society of Functional and Reconstructive Urology, a body of the Dutch Association of Urology. John Heesakkers is an active member of the AUA, EAU, ICS, INUS and SUFU. He is a faculty member of the European School of Urology and of the Scientific Congres Organization of the EAU. Since 2019 he is the treasurer of the ICS. Since 2008 he is a principal investigator for the Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences. He is reviewer of several major Urologic Scientific journals. He is the author of more than 150 peer-reviewed papers and more than 10 book-chapters and books on urological topics.