With his special interest in focal therapies he is the co-organizer of the annual meeting on ‘focal therapy and imaging in prostate and kidney cancer’ that is taken place for the 7th time in the fall of this year in Los Angeles (www.focaltherapy.org). As for endourology he is co-organizer of the premier European endourology meeting called Challenges in Endourology (www.challenges-endourology.com) that annually takes place in June in Paris.
Dr de la Rosette is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology, at AMC University Hospital in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He completed his medical degree and urology residency at St Radboud University Hospital in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. His main fields of interest are minimal invasive surgery and endourology with a special focus on ablative treatments on urological ultrasound. Dr de la Rosette is a member of the committee on Minimal Invasive Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and the committee on Upper Urinary Tract Urothelial tumors of the ICUD. He is also co-chairman of the committee on Renal Stone Disease of the ICUD. He is past-chairman of the European Society of Uro-Technology (ESUT) and board member of the Society of Endourology. Dr. de la Rosette was a chairman of the European Association of Urology (EAU) working party on BPH guidelines. Dr de la Rosette is (co)author of over 500 peer-reviewed publications and has authored many book chapters. Dr de la Rosette is a member of various urological societies and board member of the Endourological Society and the Société International d’Urologie (SIU). He is strongly committed to research and has been appointed as chairman of the CROES (Clinical Research Office of the Endourology Society). In SIU he is the Chair of the Congress organizing committee and strongly supports the SIU e-learning platform (SIU Academy) and the establishment of the SIU regional meetings.