After completing a PhD at the University of Amsterdam in 2002 and passing his final examination in medicine with a cum laude distinction at the same university in 2004, Dr Menno Huikeshoven followed a training for Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery from 2005 to 2010 at the AMC in Amsterdam, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital/Dutch Cancer Institute in Amsterdam and the Red Cross Hospital in Beverwijk. During his training, he was also a Fellow of the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery by obtaining the requisite European exams in 2009. He and his family then moved to Vancouver (Canada), where he specialized further in facial reconstructions and in hand, wrist and microsurgery during 2 fellowships. After successfully completing these fellowships, he was asked to stay longer in Vancouver to stay on as a staff member at the Plastic Surgery Vancouver General Hospital from 2011 to 2013. In 2013, he returned with his family to Amsterdam and has since been working – along with the other Plastic Surgeons at Clinic Blooming – at the Red Cross Hospital in Beverwijk and the Spaarne Hospital in Haarlem. He also regularly works at the Zaans Medical Center. His areas of interest are hand and wrist surgery and reconstructive surgery, especially breast reconstruction and facial reconstruction.
He is a member of the Dutch Society for Plastic Surgery (NVPC
), the Dutch Society for Hand Surgery, the (Canadian) British Columbia Hand Society and a Fellow of the European Board of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.