Jos C. van den Berg, MD PhD

Vice-Chairman Interdisciplinary Affairs

Jos C. van den Berg graduated from the Medical School of the State University of Leiden, The Netherlands, in 1986. The army was served in 1986-1988 as radiological resident of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology of the Military Hospital “Dr. A. Mathijssen” in Utrecht, The Netherlands. In 1988 he started his radiological residency training program in the St. Radboud University Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands. In 1994 he started working as an interventional radiologist at the Department of Radiology in the St. Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, where he was Head of the Department of Radiology from July 2001. In July 2004 he started working as head of the Service of Interventional Radiology in the Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Switzerland.

He is past-president of the Dutch Endovascular Forum. He is an active member of the Dutch Society of Radiology (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Radiologie), the ECR (European Congress of Radiology), CIRSE (Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiological Society of Europe) and the SSCVIR (Swiss Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology), and corresponding member of the SIR (Society of Interventional Radiology) and ESR (European Society of Radiology). From January 2007-2011 he was associate professor of vascular surgery at the University of Pisa, Italy. Since 2011 he is a lecturer at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, Switzerland, and since May 2015 he is an assistant professor of radiology (Privat Dozent) at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern. Since September 2020 he is lecturer at the USI Master of Medicine of the Faculty of Biomedical Sciences in Lugano, Switzerland.

He has authored and co-authored over 240 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and books.

He is member of the writing committee of the ESVS guidelines for the treatment of carotid artery stenoses, and guidelines for the management of acute limb ischaemia. He is vice-chairman interdisciplinary affairs of the Aortic Association and Board Member of the CLI Global Society. He is Course Co-Director of the AMP meeting in Chicago, the Aortic Summit meeting in Lugano and the EVC meeting in Maastricht, and Course Director of AMP Europe in Lugano.

Finally he is reviewer for the official journal of the ECR, European Radiology, as well as for the official journal of the CIRSE (CVIR) and the official journal of SIR, the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology (JVIR), the official journal of the ISVS (VASCULAR), the official journal of the Society of Vascular Surgery (Journal of Vascular Surgery), the European Journal of Radiology, the journal Vascular Disease Management, the journal Annals of Vascular Surgery, the Journal of interventional Cardiology (JIC), the journal JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, PlosOne and Acta Radiologica. He is reviewer and member of the Editorial Board of CVIR Endovascular, of the official journal of the European Society of Vascular Surgery (Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery EJVES), the Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery, and the Journal of Endovascular Therapy.

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