dr. R.P. (Richard) Meijer

Associate Professor - medical
dr. R.P. (Richard) Meijer
  • Department of Urological Oncology

Research Programs

Strategic Program Cancer



Current positions

2018-present    Associate Professor Oncological Urology, UMC Utrecht

2018-present    Head Department Oncological Urology, UMC Utrecht Cancer Center 

2012-present    Oncological Urologist, University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU), The Netherlands

2016-present    Deputy Chief of the Specialist Medical Training Urology UMC Utrecht

2016-present    Chairman of the Oncological Urology Tumour Group, UMCU Cancer Center

2016-present    Member of the Oncology Committee, UMCU Cancer Center

2016-present    Associate member of ERUS (EAU Robotic Urology Section)

2015-present    Member of the Dutch Uro-Oncological Society (DUOS)

2015-present    Member Workgroup Oncological Urology (WOU) of the Dutch Urological Association                (Dutch: NVU)

2015                 SKMS workgroup Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery

2014-present    Associate member of ESOU (EAU Section of Oncological Urology)

2011-present    Editorial Board Dutch Journal of Urology (Dutch: Tijdschrift voor Urologie)

Prior positions

2010-2012       Fellowship Oncological Urology, NKI-AVL, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Supervisor Prof. Dr. S. Horenblas

Oct 2009          Fellowship Laparoscopy, Universitäts Klinikum Leipzig, Germany; Supervisor Prof. Dr. J.U. Stolzenburg

2008-2009       Resident in Urology, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands; Supervisor Prof. Dr. J.L.H.R. Bosch

2006-2007       Resident in Urology, JBZ, ’s-Hertogenbosch; Supervisor Dr. H.P. Beerlage

2004-2005       Resident in Surgery, Diakonessenhuis Utrecht, Supervisor Dr. G.J. Clevers


Side Activities

  1. Plaatsvervangend opleider Urologie UMCU
  2. OK-plannersoverleg UMCU Cancer Center
  3. Minimaal invasieve chirurgie commissie (MIC) UMCU
  4. Voorzitter tumorwerkgroep uro-oncologie UMCU Cancer Center
  5. Lid oncologie commissie UMCU Cancer Center
  6. Lid onderwijs commissie UMCU Cancer Center
  7. Redactie Tijdschrift voor Urologie
  8. Lid Werkgroep Oncologische Urologie (WOU) van de NVU
  9. Congres organisatie NVEC 2017
  10. Associate member ESOU
  11. Associate member ERUS

Research Output (70)

Utilization of systemic treatment for metastatic bladder cancer in everyday practice:Results of a nation-wide population-based cohort study

Richters Anke, Mehra Niven, Meijer Richard P, Boormans Joost L, van der Heijden Antoine G, Smilde Tineke J, van der Heijden Michiel S, Kiemeney Lambertus A, Aben Katja K 8 dec 2020, In: Cancer treatment and research communications. 25 , p. 1-7 1 p.

Dose-Dependent Effect of Platinum-Based Chemotherapy on the Risk of Metachronous Contralateral Testicular Cancer

Blok Joost M, Groot Harmke J, Huele Eline H, de Wit Ronald, Horenblas Simon, Nuver Janine, Groenewegen Gerard, Bosch J L H Ruud, Witjes J Alfred, Tromp Jacqueline M, de Brouwer Peter J M, van den Berg Hetty A, Vanneste Ben G L, Smilde Tineke J, Aarts Maureen J B, Gietema Jourik A, Meijer Richard P, Schaapveld Michael 29 okt 2020, In: Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology. 39 , p. 319-327 9 p.

Diagnostic accuracy of multiparametric MRI for local staging of bladder cancer:A systematic review and meta-analysis

Cornelissen Suzan W E, Veenboer Paul W, Wessels Frank J, Meijer Richard P 25 jul 2020, In: Urology. 145 , p. 22-29 8 p.


Blok Joost, Groot Harmke, De Wit Ronald, Gietema Jourik, Groenewegen Gerard, Witjes Alfred, Van den Berg Hetty, Tromp Jacqueline, De Brouwer Peter, Smilde Tineke, Aarts Maureen, Nuver Janine, Vanneste Ben, Bosch Ruud, Horenblas Simon, Meijer Richard, Schaapveld Michael apr 2020, In: Journal of Urology. 203 , p. E141-E141


Blok Joost, Pluim Ilse, Daugaard Gedske, Wagner Thomas, Jozwiak Katarzyna, Wilthagen Erica, Looijenga Leendert, Bosch Ruud, Horenblas Simon, Meijer Richard apr 2020, In: Journal of Urology. 203 , p. E142-E143

Prospective Validation of Gallium-68 Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen-Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography for Primary Staging of Prostate Cancer

van Kalmthout L W M, van Melick H H E, Lavalaye J, Meijer R P, Kooistra A, de Klerk J M H, Braat A J A T, Kaldeway H P, de Keizer B, Lam M G E H 1 mrt 2020, In: The Journal of Urology. 203 , p. 537-545 9 p.

Prospective Validation of Gallium-68 Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen-Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography for Primary Staging of Prostate Cancer REPLY:Prospective Validation of Gallium-68 Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen-Positron Emission Tomography/Computerized Tomography for Primary Staging of Prostate Cancer REPLY

van Kalmthout Ludwig W M, van Melick Harm E, Lavalaye Jules, Meijer Richard P, Kooistra Anko, de Klerk John M H, Braat Arthur J A T, Kaldeway H Peter, de Bruin P C, de Keizer Bart, Lam Marnix G E H mrt 2020, In: The Journal of Urology. 203 , p. 545-545 1 p.

Incidence and risk factors for contralateral testicular tumor

Blok Joost Marijn, Groot Harmke J., Huele Eline H., De Wit Ronald, Gietema Jourik A., Groenewegen Gerard, Witjes Fred, Van den Berg Hetty, Nuver Janine, Tromp Jacqueline Maria, De Brouwer Peter, Smilde Tineke Jacoba, Aarts Maureen J. B., Vanneste Ben G. L., Bosch Ruud J. L. H., Horenblas Simon, Schaapveld Michael, Meijer Richard P. 20 feb 2020, In: Journal of Clinical Oncology. 38

Analysis of the video motion tracking system "Kinovea" to assess surgical movements during robot-assisted radical prostatectomy

Beulens A J W, Namba H F, Brinkman W M, Meijer R P, Koldewijn E L, Hendrikx A J M, van Basten J P, van Merriënboer J J G, Van der Poel H G, Bangma C, Wagner C 8 feb 2020, In: The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery. 16 11 p.

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