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Michiel van de Sande

Professor Orthopaedics

Name
Prof.dr. M.A.J. van de Sande
Telephone
+31 71 526 3606
E-mail
m.a.j.van_de_sande@lumc.nl

Michiel van de Sande, currently works as a Professor in Orthopedic (paediatric) oncology in the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and as a pediatric orthopedic Surgeon the Princes Maxima Center for paediatric oncology in Utrecht. He surgically treats paediatric, AYA and adult patients with bone and soft tissue tumors. His surgical Specialty focusses on the treatment of pediatric, AYA and adult patients with Bone and soft tissue sarcomas and pediatric orthopedics (oncology and limb reconstruction). This combination offers the opportunity to apply the limb reconstruction techniques from orthopaedic oncology in pediatric orthopaedics: e.g. rotationplasty for congenital PFFD, Free and transferred vascularised Fibula graft reconstruction of upper and lower extremities for congenital / traumatic deformity of the extremities, limb length discrepancy and joint reconstruction in children with intramedullary nails and growing tumor prostheses. He is a board member of - Peadiatric Orthopedic working group of the Dutch Orthopedic Society - Orthopedic Oncology working group of the Dutch Orthopedic Society - Dutch Sarcoma Group - Co-chairman of the Tumor Study group EPOS - EuroEwing Consortium Executive Group

More information about Michiel van de Sande

Michiel van de Sande, currently works as a Professor in Orthopedic (paediatric) oncology in the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and as a pediatric orthopedic Surgeon the Princes Maxima Center for paediatric oncology in Utrecht. He surgically treats paediatric, AYA and adult patients with bone and soft tissue tumors. 

His surgical Specialty focusses on the treatment of pediatric, AYA and adult patients with Bone and soft tissue sarcomas and pediatric orthopedics (oncology and limb reconstruction). 
This combination offers the opportunity to apply the limb reconstruction techniques from orthopaedic oncology in pediatric orthopaedics: e.g. rotationplasty for congenital PFFD, Free and transferred vascularised Fibula graft reconstruction of upper and lower extremities for congenital / traumatic deformity of the extremities, limb length discrepancy and joint reconstruction in children with intramedullary nails and growing tumor prostheses.

He is a board member of
- Peadiatric Orthopedic working group of the Dutch Orthopedic Society 
- Orthopedic Oncology working group of the Dutch Orthopedic Society
- Dutch Sarcoma Group
- Co-chairman of the Tumor Study group EPOS
- EuroEwing Consortium Executive Group

Orthopedic oncology

Within the cancer and pathogenesis research line; orthopedic oncology focusses on  (inter)national collaborative studies; multicenter studies on giant cell tumors of the joint and bone, soft tissue sarcomas, chondrosarcomas, adamantinoma, Osteo-  and Ewing Sarcoma. 

Michiel van de Sande has published more than 100 peer reviewed papers and book-chapters; His research is funded by several scientific grants; e.g. the Dutch Cancer Fund (KWF), Alpe-D’huZes, Bontius Stichting and Team Westland.

Academic career

Michiel van de Sande studied Medicine at the University of Utrecht and trained as an orthopedic surgeon and did his PhD research at the University of Leiden. The title of his dissertation (2008) is "Rotator Cuff Degeneration in the Reumatoid Shoulder". Van de Sande then specialized further in oncological Orthopedics at the LUMC in Leiden and the Nuffield Medical Center in Oxford. He was appointed professor of Orthopedics at the Leiden University Medical Center in May 2020.

Professor Orthopaedics

  • Faculteit Geneeskunde
  • Divisie 1
  • Orthopedie

Work address

LUMC Main Building
Albinusdreef 2
2333 ZA Leiden

Contact

  • EPOS bone tumor study group / EuroEwing Consortium Chair / Boardmember and organisor of webbin
  • Dutch Sarcoma Group Bestuurslid, bestuursactiviteit voor de stichting DSG
  • WeBOT NOV Bestuurslid, bestuursactiviteit voor de stichting WeBOT van de NOV
  • Advisoiy Board Member voor Daichii Sanlcyo, Diciphera, LiveMAxLabs Providing Medical background and Reserach advise for clinical trials concerning anti-CSFl in TG
  • Advisory Board Member voor Daichii Sankyo, Diciphera, LiveMAxLabs Providing Medical background and Reserach advise for clinical trials concerning anti-CSF1 in TGCT Pa
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