ERKNet Reference Center

Institution

Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center (AMC)

Center

Emma Children's Hospital

Description

The Pediatric Nephrology and Urology Department of the Emma Children's Hospital, AMC, provides excellent and highly qualified patient care for children with renal and urological diseases and is one of the three pediatric dialysis and transplantation centers in the Netherlands. For the purpose of the alliance between the AMC and VUMC in Amsterdam, both pediatric nephrology departments have an intensified collaboration and will fuse in the near future. The unit has a shared care arrangement with the pediatric urology department of the Wilhelmina Children's Hospital, Utrecht. Together with the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics a multidisciplinary prenatal and postnatal care of renal malformations is provided. The department is expertise center for pediatric dialysis, kidney transplantation, nephrotic syndrome, hyperoxaluria and obstructive uropathy. Research is focused on pediatric dialysis and kidney transplantation,(LDL) apheresis, epidemiology, nephrotic syndrome/glomerulopathy, hyperoxaluria and obstructive uropathy.

Team

Senior clinician experts

Jaap Groothoff   (HCP Lead)  [e-mail]
Arend Bokenkamp   [e-mail]
Antonia Bouts   [e-mail]
 


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Michiel Oosterveld   [e-mail]
 


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Ans van Wijk   [e-mail]
 


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Goedele Beckers
 


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Luitzen Groen
 


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Caroline Kuijper   [e-mail]
 


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Eric van der Horst

Junior clinician experts

Rik Westland   [e-mail]

Clinical geneticists

 


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Saskia Maas

Laboratory researchers

 


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Sander Garrelfs   [e-mail]

Clinical research coordinators

 


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Simone Huijgen   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Immune glomerulopathies
» Metabolic & stone disorders
» Obstructive nephropathies
» Pediatric CKD & dialysis
» Pediatric kidney transplantation

Contact

Jaap Groothoff / Antonia Bouts
E-mail: j.w.groothoff@amsterdamumc.nl
Telephone: 31205668844
Fax: 31205669683

Homepage

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