Internist (infectious diseases and acute medicine)

VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Edgar J.G. Peters (Heerenveen, Friesland, The Netherlands) started medical school at VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands in 1993. He has worked in 1997 and 1998 as a researcher at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas, USA. He graduated medical school of VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam in 2000 cum laude. In 2002, he finished a PhD thesis on diabetic foot complications and started a traineeship internal medicine at Leiden University Medical Center in Leiden, The Netherlands. He registered as an internist in 2007. He is also dually registered in both Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine. He currently works as Internist, Infectious Diseases and Acute Medicine specialist at VU University Medical Center, where he is the director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program and the head of the Outpatient Department of Internal Medicine. Edgar Peters has authored over 70 journal articles and books chapters. In his research, education, teaching and clinical care, he has a special interest in diabetic foot complications, especially in diabetic foot infections. He is a member of various global expert groups responsible for diabetic foot and wound infection guidelines.