Professor Jan Willem Greve, MD
Specialist surgeon in visceral & bariatric surgery /
Medical Director Weight Doctors Nederland
Obesity is a chronic disease with complex causes in most patients. With my scientific and clinical contribution, I would like to ensure that my future patients receive the best possible individual treatment based on the latest medical knowledge and possibilities – for the longest possible success.
Career & Education
Professor Jan Willem Greve, MD and his team are your point of contact for weight loss with the Weight Doctors SLEEVE® using the Apollo OverStitch SX technology and the pose®2 Endo-Sleeve technology. Recognised both in the Netherlands and internationally for his scientific contribution, this accomplished specialist has decades of experience in both bariatric surgery and endoscopic bariatrics. In October 2022, Prof Greve was awarded the Order of Merit of Orange-Nassau of the Netherlands.
Global Lead Surgeon at the Weight Doctors for the Weight Doctors SLEEVE® using the Apollo OverStitch SX technology and the pose®2 endo-sleeve technology.
Medical Director, Weight Doctors Netherlands
Professor of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine, Maastricht University
Chairman of the joint Medical Ethics Committee of Zuyderland Hospital and Zuyd University
until September 2022
Head of Visceral and Obesity Surgery of Zuyderland Klinikum
until September 2022
Medical Director of the Obesitas Kliniken South
2008 – 2022
Surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Zuyderland Hospital and Head of Bariatric Surgery
Professor of Surgery at Maastricht University Hospital (MUMC) and holder of the Chair of Gastrointestinal and Oncological Surgery. Programme Director for Bariatric Surgery at MUMC
Associate Professor of Surgery at Maastricht University Hospital
Dissertation: Complications in obstructive jaundice. An experimental study on aetiology and prevention.
1982 – 1989
Surgical training at the University Hospital Maastricht
1974 – 1981
Study of human medicine at the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL)