Heelkunde LUMC heeft vier speerpunten (kanker-, trauma-, transplantatie- en complexe vaatchirurgie) met ieder een omvangrijk onderzoeksprogramma.

The department of Surgery of the Leiden University Medical Hospital aims for leading national and international research.Our research activities focus on innovating as well as improving patient care.The research programs in our departement translate fundamental knowledge to new clinical diagnostic and therapeutical applications. Furthermore, we perform clincal research in phase I, II, III studies to improve treatment modalities.