Derk C. RIETVELD
Chief of Sports Medicine;
Shoulder, Knee, Ankle Surgeon
DepartmentOrthopedic & Sports Medicine
Dr.Derk is specialized in diagnois and treatment of shoulder, Knee, Ankle problems ,especially in shoulder,knee,ankle arthrospy surgeries.
Dr. Rietveld received his medical and resident orthopedic surgery degree from Leiden University Medical Center in 1994 and 2002. He did his Fellowship training at the Reinier de Graaf Hospital in the Netherlands and also in Switzerland, specializing in sports orthopedics and traumatology.
Before joining Shanghai United family Hospital, Dr. Rietveld served in Parkway Health in Shanghai as an expert in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Rietveld has lived in Shanghai with his wife and three sons since 2014.
Dr. Derk Rietveld is an international respected expert in Orthopedics/Sports medicine. He has provided sports injury support for national and Olympic sports teams ，international performance teams such as Cirque du Soleil and Notre Dame De Paris, as well as for international and Chinese professional athletes and sports clubs/teams like UFC. In Netherland, he has been a pioneer in performing arthroscopic primary repair for ACL injuries with a dynamic approach. According to Dr Derk, to be an expert in Orthopedics/ Sports medicine, you need to have a lot of knowledge about diagnostics/surgery and rehabilitation.