Geerard Beets, MD, PhD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 05/22/2021


Geerard Beets is Professor in Surgical Oncology and Chair of the Department of Surgery at the Netherlands Cancer Institute in Amsterdam. He has an academic affiliation with Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where he previously worked as Director of the Oncology Center. His clinical field of expertise is colorectal cancer, with multidisciplinary research focused on rectal cancer: MR imaging of rectal cancer, outcome research and organ preserving treatment of rectal cancer. This resulted in many papers, PhD theses and invited lectures. There is a large and successful research collaboration with his wife, Regina Beets-Tan, Professor of Radiology and Chair of the Department of Radiology at the Netherlands Cancer Institute. Geerard Beets is a faculty member of national and international colorectal and oncological societies, and member of the editorial team of several colorectal and oncological journals.



Prof. Dr. Geerard L. Beets

Surgical Oncology

The Netherlands Cancer Institute


The Netherlands

Email: [email protected]