- Endovascular surgery
- Treatment of (complex) aortic disease and peripheral arterial disease
Secretary of vascular surgery
Dr. B.M.E Mees studied medicine at LUMC in Leiden and completed his training as General and Vascular Surgeon at Erasmus MC in Rotterdam. He subsequently spent almost three years in Melbourne, Australia, to further specialize in Endovascular Surgery. Since May 2014 he is a consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon in the department of Vascular Surgery at MUMC+ in Maastricht and UniKlinik Aachen, Germany. His clinical area of interest is the (endovascular) treatment of (complex) aortic disease and peripheral arterial disease. He is the research coordinator of the department of Vascular Surgery and has obtained a PhD in Vascular Biology from Erasmus MC, INSERM (U689, Paris) and Max-Planck Institute (Bad Nauheim, Germany). His main research focus areas are vascular biology, tissue engineering and innovative endovascular techniques. He is the inventor of the MAZE Box, a novel hands-on simulator for Endovascular Surgery and tutor for Vascular International. Dr. Mees is examiner of the UEMS FEBVS examination since 2017. He is organizer of the I-MEET congress and co-director of the European Vascular Course.