Dr. Haartsen after her medical education at Maastricht University in 1986, she completed her specialisation in Obstetrician & Gynecology in the Netherlands in 1995. Her areas of interest are urogynecology, cervical pathology and vulvapathology. The Elkerliek Hospital in Helmond (the Netherlands) has been her place of work since 1995. Her special interest in cosmetic & reconstructive vaginal surgery in patients suffering from urogynecologic, vulvaire or pelvicfloor problems lead her to join the medical centre "Quole" in Waalre (the Netherlands) in 2016 as well (www.quole.com). Whilst working at the Elkerliek Hospital she was chairman of the Medical Staff from 2009 to 2012. Furthermore, she is a member of the Dutch Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (NVOG), The Dutch Pelvic Floor Working Group (WBB), the Dutch Vulvapathology Group (NVvVP), the Dutch Cervix Working Group (WCU) and the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA).