Dr. Stephan Vehmeijer

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Stephan Vehmeijer was born on July 16, 1969 in Utrecht, The Netherlands. In 1987 he started his studies at the Leiden University Medical Center. After obtaining his medical degree in, he worked at the BIS Foundation where he coordinated the activities of the Netherlands Bone bank Foundation (NBF). In 1997 he was appointed head of medical affairs and quality assurance manager. 1998 saw him start a residency in orthopaedics at the Department of General Surgery of the Medical Center Haaglanden in The Hague. He continued his residency in 2001 at the Department of Orthopaedics at the Leiden University Medical Center.

In 2005 Stephan Vehmeijer became a consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis in Delft, The Netherlands. Here his main fields of interest lie in hip surgery, hip arthroplasty, hip revision surgery and Rapid Recovery. The Reinier de Graaf is a visiting center for the Anterior Supine Intermuscular (ASI) hip approach and for Rapid Recovery. Outpatient THA’s are performed routinely since April 2014. His research focus lies on fast track recovery and the anterior hip approach.

Stephan is married, has three daughters and lives in Aerdenhout, The Netherlands.

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Posted on 28.06.2016

A healthcare professional perspective: Improving healthcare to become more patient-centred

1. What is your day-to-day work like? How do you help improve or save people’s lives through your work? I’m an orthopaedic surgeon working at Reinier de Graaf hospital in Delft; I’ve been working here since 2005. A large teaching hospital, I specialise in hip surgery, hip arthroplasty and hip revision. I also work in […]

By Dr. Stephan Vehmeijer Orthopaedic Surgeon