- atrial fibrillation ablation
In 2005 he defended his thesis on the effects of novel atrial specific antia-arrhythmic drug in an experimental model of atrial fibrillation at Maastricht University under the supervision of prof Maurits Alessie. In 2010 he finished his training as cardiologist at Heart+Vascular Center Maastricht UMC+ and started his fellowship clinical electrophysiology (head prof Harry Crijns). In 2013 he moved to the department of Cardiology as cardiologist/ electrophysiologist at the University Medical Center Groningen. His main research interest is (hybrid) atrial fibrillation ablation.