Dr. Rintje Agricola
Rintje Agricola studied Medicine at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. At the same University, he received his PhD (cum laude / with honor). His PhD at the department of orhopaedic surgery concerned the role of morphological risk factors in the development of hip osteoarthritis. He primary focused on the relationship between femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome and osteoarthritis. He also studied how FAI hip morphology develops in adolescent boys. Finally, he was involved in studies on the definition of FAI syndrome.
During his Phd, he did a fellowship at the Nuffield department of orthopaedics, rheumatology and musculoskeletal sciences at the University of Oxford. After his Phd he went to Doha, Qatar, for a fellowship at the Aspetar orthopaedics and sports medicine hospital on the development of FAI morphology in youth football players.
From 2015, he worked as a registrat in Orthopaedic Surgery. Besides his clinical training, he is a post doctoral researcher on the young adult hip and hip osteoarthritis.