Torbjörn Ivert

Affiliated to research

About me

Consultant at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology, Karolinska University Hospital in Solna since 1993

Adjunct professor at the Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet since 2011

Research description

Main fields of my research are within epidemiology related to cardiac surgery. Together with a number of co-workers we have published reports of topics such as age and obesity related risks, diabetes, repeat cardiac surgery, infections, endocarditis, bleeding and neurologic complications, perioperative myocardial damage, late cardiac tamponade and on the effect of cardio-pulmonary bypass.


MD Karolinska Institutet 1976

pHD Karolinska Instiutet 1981

Fulbright holder of scholarship: 1982- 83       Fellow Department of Cardiac Surgery, University of       Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham, USA. Associate professor Thoracic Surgery 1984