Dr. Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert is basically from The Netherlands. He is a graduate of the Medical School, Groningen, the Netherlands. In 1993, he became Medical specialist with clinics in different locations; specialization: disorders such as systemic auto-immune diseases, vasculitis, foreign body reactions, immune defiencies and unsolved clinical problems.
He was appointed as Head of the Immunology Laboratory as well as Medical specialist, Department of Internal Medicine, Reumatology and Gastro-enterology in University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht in 2000. In 2012, he was appointed as Research Director, Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland, Rotterdam.