Gommert Abraham van Koeveringe (1966) obtained his medical degree in 1991, the PhD degree with the thesis entitled: "Dynamics of smooth muscle contraction" in 1997 and the urologists degree in 1999 at the Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam. From 2000 on he is staff-urologist, with a special assignment in functional, reconstructive and neuro-urology, For a duration of 5 years he was medical director of the pelvic care center Maastricht.
From July 2015 on he is chairman and from February 2016 Professor and chairman of the department of Urology at Maastricht University medical center (MUMC+). He is conducting and coordinating basic, translational and clinical urological research within the research school for neuroscience (MHeNS/EURON), on neurourology, bladder and lower urinary tract control mechanisms at Maastricht University. He participated in several European research projects and obtained multiple national and international research grants. He participates in several MUMC+ multidisciplinary teams such as the pelvic care center, the Brain and Nerve-center and the neuromodulation steering committee. He is chairman of the scientific committee and member of the functional and reconstructive urology working group of the Dutch urological association. He participates in several clinical and preclinical studies in the field of Functional and Neuro-urology and has authored several bookchapters and over 135 international publications in this field.
Prof Gommert A van Koeveringe declared on the Sunday 5th May 2019 that they had the following existing or known future financial relationships or affiliations:
- Fellowship, travel grants
- Trial participation
- Speaker Honorarium
- Research grant