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J. (Jakob) van Oldenrijk MD PhD


I am a trauma and orthopedic surgeon with a special interest in complex primary and revision knee / hip arthroplasty as well as the treatment of post-traumatic injuries and bone metastasis. Treatment of these patients is often challenging, with a high physical and mental burden on patients. Our research groups aims to decrease this burden by reducing the risk of complications, reducing side effects and improving results. 

Field(s) of expertise 

Complex primary and revision knee/hip arthroplasty, hip/pelvis/acetabulum reconstruction, bone metastasis, trauma. 

Education and career 

  • Medicine: Free University of Amsterdam. 
  • Orthopedic training programme: AMC (Amsterdam UMC), Rode Kruis ziekenhuis Beverwijk, Slotervaart Hospital Amsterdam, Tergooi Hospital Hilversum. 
  • PhD Thesis: 2019 University of Amsterdam, Short stems and short incisions in total hip arthroplasty. 

Clinical fellowships: 

  • Knee surgery: Lyon-ortho-clinic, Lyon, France. 
  • Knee and hip surgery: Nuffield Orthopedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK. 
  • Trauma: John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford, UK. 

Other positions 

  • Board member Dutch Orthopedic Infection Working Group 
  • Board member Zuid-West Nederland Overleg Traumatologie