Applying for the Minimally Invasive Upper GI fellowship

The Minimally Invasive Upper GI Fellowship is for surgical residents and fellows planning an career in Oesophagogastric surgery and are seeking additional training in the with a mentor. Applicants will normally travel to the host institution to begin the fellowship and should confirm their intention to return to their home country after completion of their research.


The applicant and the host sponsor must be members of the ESDE at the time of the application. An applicant may apply for ESDE membership at the time of the application, but the host sponsor must have been an active ESDE member for one year immediately prior to the application.

The application should include:

  • Covering letter
  • The applicant’s curriculum vitae with photograph.
  • Letter of reference from the applicant’s home institution


The application pack to be sent to


Professor. Richard van Hillegersberg

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Professor of Surgery, Head Department of Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology, G04.228 |University Medical Center Utrecht| Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht,     The Netherlands  +31 (0)88-7558074 F: +31 (0)30-2541944 

Applying for the Minimally Invasive Upper GI fellowship
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