Professor Erik Stroes

Prof. Erik Stroes

 MD, PhD, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Professor Erik Stroes received his medical degree from the University of Rotterdam in 1991, and subsequently was trained in internal medicine at the University Medical Center of Utrecht. He subsequently held several clinical and research fellowships/grants.

In 2001 he completed his Vascular Medicine specialization and continued his career as staff member of the Vascular Medicine department at the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam, currently serving as a tertiary referral center for over 1500 patients each year. He is currently professor of vascular medicine and chair of the department of vascular medicine.

Professor Stroes has a particular interest in lipid disorders in relation to atherogenesis and has participated in numerous lipid lowering trials.

Professor Stroes is a member of the Council for Basic Science, American Heart Association, the International Atherosclerosis Society and chair of the dutch society of Atherosclerosis. He is the author or co-author of more than 300 scientific publications associated with his research interests.