Amsterdam UMC (University Medical Centers)


Amsterdam UMC

Contact Information for physicians and patients

Amsterdam UMC, loc. AMC
Meibergdreef 91105 AZ
Amsterdam Zuidoost
The Netherlands / Les Pays Bas

Particular rare liver disease expertise of the centre

The Amsterdam UMC, holds the Center for Immune-mediated and Genetic Cholestasis Syndromes. 
The Amsterdam UMC is a designated centre of expertise (PI: Prof. Dr. J.P.H. Drenth) for the following diseases:

  • Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC)
  • Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH)
  • IgG4-related Disease
  • Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis
  • Benign Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholestasis
  • Genetic Cholestatic Disease
  • Crigler-Najjar Syndrome type 1 and type 2
  • Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC)
  • Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy (ICP)
  • Low Phospholipid Associated Cholelithiasis (LPAC)
  • Benign Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholestasis (BRIC1&2)

ERN Representatives

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    Joost P.H Drenth

    Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist, head of department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

    Amsterdam University Medical Center, Netherlands

ERN Team and Contact

Prof. Dr. Joost P.H. Drenth “”:“
J.T. Helder, RN Advanced Nurse practitioner””

Staff members Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 
Dr. Y.S. de Boer, 
Dr. M.A. Lantinga
Dr. B. Takkenberg 
Prof. Dr. C.Y. Ponsioen
Dr. S Ramsoekh

Dedicated mailbox

Centre information

Amsterdam UMC is the university hospital and the medical school affiliated with the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands The hospital aims to deliver expert care for a wide range of complex diseases and serves as a high-end referral centre. As an academic institute, it provides education of medical students and training of residents in all medical specialties. The hospital is home to all of the medical specializations that are recognized as such in the Netherlands. The research performed within the Amsterdam UMC is concentrated in 8 research institutes. The research from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is affiliated with the Amsterdam Gastroenterology and Metabolism (Tytgat) Institute.