MSSC extends its condolences to the family of Dr. De Bakker.
Surgeon Jan B. de Bakker, MD, died June 9, 2018. Born in Tilburg, Holland, Dr. De Bakke attended medical school at Duke University and the Medical College of Virginia after serving as a medic and infantryman with the Royal Dutch Marines during and after World War II. He completed an internship and three years of residency at the Medical College of Virginia and then finished his residency at St. Francis Hospital and the VA in Wichita in 1965. Dr. De Bakker established his own practice in Wichita in 1965 and practiced for more than three decades.