Keynote Speakers

Marinus de Kleuver

Marinus de Kleuver, M.D., PhD
Professor and Medical director of the Center for Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery
Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Marinus de Kleuver was trained in the Netherlands and Buffalo, United States. From 1998 he pursued a clinical career in spinal surgery in the Sint Maartenskliniek, where he was director of the orthopedic center from 2007-2012. In 2016 he was appointed as full professor at Radboud university medical center, Nijmegen, the Netherlands. There he was chairman of the department of orthopedic surgery from 2016-2023, and since 2023 he is professor and medical director of the center for trauma and reconstructive surgery. He has completed an international executive program (IEP) at INSEAD business school in France and is the current president of the Scoliosis Research Society. He is the past chair of the  AOSpine Knowledge forum for spinal deformity and past chairman of AOSpine Europe.

Dominique Rothenfluh

Dominique Rothenfluh, MD, PhD
Director and Professor of the Centre for Spine Surgery,
CHUV University Hospital in Lausanne and University of Lausanne
Switzerland

Dominique A Rothenfluh is the director at the University Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland, one of the highest-ranked hospitals in the world. Previously, he was a consultant spine surgeon for 10 years at Oxford University Hospitals in the UK. He has a PhD in Biotechnology from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne. He specialised in spine surgery in Zurich, Switzerland, and Nottingham, UK. His main clinical interest lies in complex adult spinal surgery which includes adult deformity and reconstructive surgery of the spine and surgery for primary tumors. He was the Chair of the Education and Fellowship council from 2019-2022 of Eurospine and now serves as Vice-President in the presidential line. He is on the editorial board of Brain & Spine, the official journal of EANS and Eurospine.