Prof.dr. Ludi E. Smeele

Head and Neck Surgeon

Prof.dr. Ludwig E. Smeele, MD DMD PhD, head and neck surgeon
Born: August 6, 1960

Head and Neck Surgeon in NKI-AvL

Maxillofacial Surgeon in AMC

Fields of interest

  • Salivary gland disease
  • Bone and soft tissue sarcoma
  • Reconstructive surgery

Professional Training

  • 1984: DMD State University Utrecht
  • 1988: PhD State University Utrecht
  • 1985-1990: Training oral and maxillofacial surgery Vrije universiteit Amsterdam
  • 1990-1994: MD Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • 1995-1997: Training head and neck surgical oncology Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • 1998: Felllow of the European Board of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery

International Fellowships

  • 1990 Abteilung f. Kieferchirurgie, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland
  • 1991 Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, NYU Medical Center, New York, USA
  • 1996 Department of Head & Neck Surgery, The Toronto Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • 1996 Head & Neck Service, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA


  • American Head and Neck Society
  • British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery
  • EORTC Head and Neck Cancer Cooperative Group
  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • Nederlandse Vereniging voor Chirurgische Oncologie
  • Nederlandse Vereniging voor Keel-, Neus-, Oorheelkunde en Heelkunde van het Hoofd-Halsgebied
  • Nederlandse Vereniging voor Mondziekten en Kaakchirurgie
  • Nederlandse Werkgroep Hoofd-Halstumoren

Academic thesis

  • Connections between the middle ear and temporomandibular joint-Ontogeny and phylogeny in some mammals. 1988 State University Utrecht.