PO Box 9011
+31 24 365 92 96
Chief Director of Orthopaedic Department
Jan van Loon, MD
Mark Van Houdenhoven / Gert van Enk (delegate for ISOC)
The Sint Maartenskliniek is the only specialised hospital for orthopaedics, rheumatology, rehabilitation and pain treatment in The Netherlands. It is acknowledged as the leading hospital for posture and movement by patients, refers and patients alike. It serves as a nationwide secondary or tertiary referral centre for complex pathology, but also as a regional hospital for more simple musculoskeletal problems.
Our main aim is to improve the movement and function of patients to ensure that they are able to take part in the activities of everyday like. We systematically quantify the result of our work, which enables us to demonstrate our value and constantly make improvements.
UMC Nijmegen, UMC Utrecht
NEN and ISO certification for bone banks , NEN and ISO certification for neuromodulation, NEN and ISO certification for a documented and implemented quality management system
Sint Maartenskliniek surgeons are active leaders and are members of boards and committees in numerous national an international professional organizations
Number of Orthopaedic Residents
Length of Residency
Total 6 years, 2 years in Sint Maartenskliniek
Number of Orthopaedic Fellows
Length of fellowship
Spine, arthroplasty, upper extremity, foot/ankle
Is CME required in your country?
Does your hospital/center conduct CME programs?
Yes, about 5 CME programs per year
Average number of orthopaedic peer reviewed articles published annually
Number of beds
Total number of active medical staff (MDs)
Orthopaedic Surgeons – 32
Rheumatologists – 21
Rehabilitation – 17
Number of scientists
Type of research
Clinical research and literature reviews
Amount of grant funding received annually
€600.000,- till €1 million (Orthopeadic Research: approximately € 300.000).
Number of full-time employees
Number of operating rooms
Number of orthopaedic surgeries annually
Number of outpatient visits to orthopaedists, rheumatologists, and other medical services