Dr W. Jaap Willems is an internationally-known knee (40%) and shoulder surgeon and medical educator, and has published widely in the medical press. He currently consults and operates at the Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis (OLVG) in Amsterdam (where he is Chief of the unit), and operates also at two smaller Amsterdam hospitals with day surgery facilities - The Prinsengracht Hospital and the Jan van Goyen Medical Centre. He has a special interest in cruciate ligament surgery and sports injuries. Dr Willems' unit is recognised by ISAKOS as an arthroscopic teaching centre.
Dr Willems also consults monthly at the International Knee and Joint Centre in Abu Dhabi.