Prof. PhD E.J.M. Nieveen van Dijkum

Medical Specialist, Full Professor
Main activities
Patient care, Other
endocrine, gastrointestinal and oncological surgery
Focus of research

Neuroendocrine gastrointestinal tumors, thyroid tumors and adrenal incidentaloma's

Key publications
  • Swärd C., Johanson V., Nieveen van Dijkum Els J. M., Jansson S., Nilsson O., Wängberg B., Ahlman H. Prolonged survival after hepatic artery embolization in patients with midgut carcinoid syndrome British journal of surgery 2009;96 (5):517-521 [PubMed]
  • Nieveen van Dijkum Els J. M., Romijn Mark G., Terwee Caroline B., de Wit Laurens Th, van der Meulen Jan H. P., Lameris Han S., Rauws Erik A. J., Obertop Huug, van Eyck Casper H. J., Bossuyt Patrick M. M., Gouma Dirk J. Laparoscopic staging and subsequent palliation in patients with peripancreatic carcinoma Annals of surgery 2003;237 (1):66-73 [PubMed]
  • Gouma D. J., Nieveen van Dijkum E. J., de Wit L. T., Obertop H. Laparoscopic staging of biliopancreatic malignancy Annals of oncology 1999;10 (Suppl. 4):33-36 [PubMed]
All Publications
Curriculum Vitae


  • 1986-1994 University of Amsterdam, medical school
  • 29 June 1994 Registration as medical Doctor
  • 1995-1998 University of Amsterdam, Department of Surgery, clinical research on pancreatic head and periampullary carcinoma and staging of gastrointestinal malignancies, promotor Prof. Dr. D.J. Gouma.
  • 10 December 1998 Thesis (PhD) entitled; "Laparoscopic staging of Gastrointestinal Malignancies
  • 10 May 2011 Successful Examination of the European Board of Endocrine Surgeons

Work experience

  • 1994-1995 Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
  • 1999-2002 Surgical Residency, Reinier de Graaf Hospital, Delft
  • 2002-2004 Surgical Residency, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam
  • October 2004 Official Registration as Surgeon
  • 2004-2005 Surgical Trainee Gastrointestinal Surgery, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Prof Dr H. Tilanus / Prof Dr C.h.j. van Eijck
  • 2006-2007 Fellow Endocrine Surgery of the Dutch National Cancer Foundation (Koningin Wilhelmina Fonds), with visits to Universitäts Klinikum Marburg, Germany (prof M. Rothmund) , the Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, USA (Dr Farley) and the Sahlgrenska Sjukhusut, Gothenburg, Sweden (Prof H. Alhman).
  • March 2007 Staff Surgeon in Oncology and Endocrinology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam
Research programmes

Prof. PhD M.A. Boermeester (Abdominal infections in surgery)