MD PhD T. Schepers

Medical Specialist
Main activities
Education, Patient care, Research
Focus of research
Complex foot ankle injuries

Calcaneal fractures

Posttraumatic reconstruction following foot ankle injuries

Reducing complications following traumasurgery

Infections following traumasurgery

Key publications
  • Backes Manouk, Dingemans Siem A., Dijkgraaf Marcel G. W., van den Berg H. Rogier, van Dijkman Bart, Hoogendoorn Jochem M., Joosse Pieter, Ritchie Ewan D., Roerdink W. Herbert, Schots Judith P. M., Sosef Nico L., Spijkerman Ingrid J. B., Twigt Bas A., van der Veen Alexander H., van Veen Ruben N., Vermeulen Jefrey, Vos Dagmar I., Winkelhagen Jasper, Goslings J. Carel, Schepers Tim Effect of Antibiotic Prophylaxis on Surgical Site Infections Following Removal of Orthopedic Implants Used for Treatment of Foot, Ankle, and Lower Leg Fractures: A Randomized Clinical Trial JAMA 2017;318 (24):2438-2445 [PubMed]
  • Schepers Tim, Backes Manouk, Dingemans Siem A., de Jong Vincent M., Luitse Jan S. K. Similar Anatomical Reduction and Lower Complication Rates With the Sinus Tarsi Approach Compared With the Extended Lateral Approach in Displaced Intra-Articular Calcaneal Fractures Journal of orthopaedic trauma 2017;31 (6):293-298 [PubMed]
  • Dingemans S. A., Rammelt S., White T. O., Goslings J. C., Schepers T. Should syndesmotic screws be removed after surgical fixation of unstable ankle fractures? a systematic review bone & joint journal 2016;98-B (11):1497-1504 [PubMed]
  • Schepers Tim, van der Linden Hans, van Lieshout Esther M. M., Niesten Dieu-Donné, van der Elst Maarten Technical aspects of the syndesmotic screw and their effect on functional outcome following acute distal tibiofibular syndesmosis injury Injury 2014;45 (4):775-779 [PubMed]
  • Dingemans Siem A., Backes Manouk, Goslings J. Carel, de Jong Vincent M., Luitse Jan S. K., Schepers Tim Predictors of Nonunion and Infectious Complications in Patients With Posttraumatic Subtalar Arthrodesis Journal of orthopaedic trauma 2016;30 (10):e331-e335 [PubMed]
All Publications
Research programmes

MD PhD T. Schepers (Optimizing the care for patients with complex foot and ankle injuries)

Prof. MD PhD J.C. Goslings (Trauma surgery)

Current research funding
  • Crediteurenadm. VUmc, p/a Profource Service Center
  • Medartis AG
  • ZonMw