About me

I am a reconstructive plastic surgeon at Karolinska University Hospital, with a PhD in cancer epidemiology from Karolinska Institutet. My research on a postdoc level is focused on clinical outcomes after surgery for cutaneous melanoma, lower limb trauma, sarcoma, and pressure ulcers, as well as epidemiological studies in the same areas. I have the pleasure of being the advisor and mentor of several younger colleagues, as well as a clinical teacher in medical science for year 1 and year 3 medical students at Karolinska Institutet. For the international CovidSurg research collaboration initiated in 2020 I am the local PI for Karolinska University Hospital. 

Research description

2021 - Independent researcher and PI of clinical and register-based studies in surgical oncology and lower limb trauma. 

2017 - 2020 Postdoc researcher at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery. Clinical and epidemiological research within the field of reconstructive plastic surgery, focused on cutaneous melanoma, lower limb trauma, and pressure ulcers.

2013 - 2017 PhD in Epidemiology at the Department of Medicine, Solna. Epidemiological research focusing on myeloma and precursor state monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). For my PhD studies I received the MD/PhD scholarship (CSTP) at Karolinska Institutet.

Teaching portfolio

I work 20 % as a clinical teacher in medical science for year 1 and year 3 medical students at Karolinska Institutet. I have several years of experience in teaching, ranging from teaching anatomy and neuroscience to medical students, to clinical teaching in medical science and surgery. I supervise and mentor several medical students and junior researchers. 


Faculty Development in Clinical Assessment, Karolinska University Hospital in collaboration with ACGME, September-December 2020

Assessment in Clinical Training, Karolinska University Hospital, September 2019

Doctoral Supervision Course, Karolinska Institutet, May 2019

Teaching in Higher Education, Karolinska Institutet, June 2018

Resident in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, 2015 - 2020

Master of Science in Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2007 - 2013

Academic honours, awards and prizes

Committee member of Artical of the Year Award, Swedish Medical Journal, 2014 - 2020

Best lecturer, Elective course in Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Karolinska University Hospital, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021

Travel grant for high-quality abstract, European Hematology Association's Annual Congress, Milan, June 2014

Travel grant for high-quality abstract, American Society of Hematology's Annual Congress, New Orleans, December 2013

MD/PhD Programme Scholarship, Karolinska Institutet, 2012