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Henk Verbiest

neurosurgeon

Henk Verbiest, Dutch neurosurgeon. Decorated Commander Order of Merit (Italy), knight Order of Lion (Netherlands), Cross of Honour in the Order of the House of Orange; recipient Winkler medal, 1955, Gold medal Pavia University, 1982. named member honorary faculty Baylor University, 1967; honorary Houstonian, 1967. Member Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences, Netherlands Society Neurological Surgeons (founding.

Background

Verbiest, Henk was born on July 16, 1909 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Son of Cornelis Eugenius and Mary Catherine (Peters) Verbiest.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Leiden University, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1939. Training neurologist Leiden University, 1934-1938. Training neurosurgeon Paris Hopital de la PitieƩ, 1938-1939, Utrecht University, 1940-1941, Amsterdam University, 1941-1942.

Head neurosurgery department Utrecht University, Netherlands, since 1942, reader in neurosurgery, 1949, professor, 1963-1980, vice dean Medical Faculty, 1972-1976.

Career

Doctor of Medicine Leiden University, 1934, Ph. Editor Neurochirurgie, 1977, Acta Neurochirurgica, 1958. Editor Journal Neurosurgery, 1964.

Contributor articles to medical journals.

Works

  • Editor Neurochirurgie, 1977, Acta Neurochirurgica, 1958. Advisory editor Journal Neurosurgery, 1964. Founder, chief editor Journal Neuro-othopedics.

    Contributor articles to medical journals. and books.

Membership

Member Netherlands Royal Academy of Sciences, Netherlands Society Neurological Surgeons (founding.

Connections

Married Jose Henriette Hage, September 26, 1953. Children: Marie Jose, Nelly Marjolein.

father:
Cornelis Eugenius Verbiest

mother:
Mary Catherine (Peters) Verbiest

spouse:
Jose Henriette Hage

children:
Marie Jose Verbiest

Nelly Marjolein Verbiest