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Prof.dr. P.D. Siersema

Board member Foundation for Liver and Gastrointestinal Research

Professor of Medicine at Erasmus MC


Dr. Siersema, MD, PhD is Professor of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy with a specific focus on innovation and sustainability and Head of Research at the Erasmus MC - University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

His clinical interests include diseases of the esophagus, especially eosinophilic esophagitis, Barrett’s esophagus and treatment of benign and malignant strictures. He is specialized in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, with a focus on advanced endoscopic imaging, endoscopic resection and stricture management.

Dr. Siersema is Past-President of the Dutch Society of Gastroenterology and currently participates in several national and international guideline committees in the field of gastroenterology and endoscopy.

On an international level Dr. Siersema is Past-President of the European Society for Diseases of Esophagus (ESDE) and member of the Governing Board of the European Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE). Dr. Siersema is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Endoscopy (Impact Factor: 10.437). 

Dr. Siersema has authored more than 775 peer-reviewed papers, several chapters in books and has edited more than 20 books.

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