Specialist in surgery since 1994, associate professor in surgery 1996, lector and since 2009 adj professor in emergency surgery. Has been working at the Karolinska University Hospital since 1999. Is responsible for emergency surgery and since one year also for a process regarding the development of routines in emergency operations.
Research interest Research in the fields of metabolism, nutrition, emergency surgery and traumatology. Is a member of a net-work together with CLINTEC-colleagues from the clinics of nephrology, gynecology and obstetrics, anaesthesia and intensive care and from CMM (Center for Molecular Medicine). The research has a focus on nutrition and metabolism during catabolic conditions such as surgical emergencies with or without inflammation. In the field of surgery common conditions such as surgery and complications of gallstone disease, pancreatitis, appendicitis and ileus.
Teaching interest Is teaching in the fields of metabolism, nutrition, emergency surgery and traumatology. Responsible for SK-course in emergency surgery since 2001, and for the KN-course (Clinical Nutrition) since 2002. Is ATLS-instructor and responsible for the ATLS course at Huddinge. Earlier developed a course in safe surgery.