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S. (Sjoerd) Rutten, MD PhD

Orthopedic surgeon

"I always want to offer the best possible treatment for my patients. After my medical training to become an orthopedic surgeon, I specialized in the (surgical) treatment of shoulder-, elbow- and knee problems. I am very interested in the newest skills and techniques, that's why I also participated in two fellowships in Sydney, Australia."

Expertise areas

  • Shoulder protheses and arthrosopy
  • Elbow protheses and arthroscopy
  • Sport related injuries of the shoulder, elbow and knee (surgery of the meniscus and cruciate ligaments)

Professional background

Sjoerd Rutten has been working as an orthopedic surgeon since 2014. He has a PhD and is specialized in the treatment of shoulder-, elbow-, and knee problems. In 2014 and 2015 he participated in international fellowships in Sport Medicine & Shoulder Surgery at the St. George Hospital and at the North Sydney Orthopaedic & Sport Medicine Centre, both located in Sydney, Australia.

Academic background

  • Medicine, University of Maastricht
  • Orthopedic training: VU Amsterdam, Spaarne Hospital Hoofddorp en Alkmaar Medical Center.

Boards and memberships

  • Nederlandse Orthopedische Vereniging (NOV)
  • Werkgroep Schouder Elleboog (NOV)
  • Nederlandse Vereniging voor Arthroscopie (NVA)
  • European Society for Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA)
  • Nederlandse Vereniging voor Orthopedische Traumatologie (NVOT)