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Björn Zoëga

Björn Zoëga, Icelandic orthopedic surgeon. Achievements include research on cervical discectomy and fusion with or without plate fixation. Member Icelandic Orthopedic Association, Swedish Orthopedic Association.

Background

  • Zoëga, Björn was born on April 26, 1964 in Reykjavik, Iceland. Son of John Gunnar Zoëga and Gudrun Björnsdottir.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Iceland, Reykjavik, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1998.

    Career

    • Staff surgeon department orthopedics Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, 1996-1999, staff surgeon, medical director spinal unit, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on cervical discectomy and fusion with or without plate fixation.

    Membership

    Member Icelandic Orthopedic Association, Swedish Orthopedic Association.

    Connections

    • Married Harpa Arnadottir, May 14. Children: Arni-Bergur, Jon-Gunnar, Gudrun-Lilja.
    • father: John Gunnar Zoëga
    • mother: Gudrun Björnsdottir
    • spouse: Harpa Arnadottir
    • children: Arni-Bergur Zoëga
    • Jon-Gunnar Zoëga
    • Gudrun-Lilja Zoëga
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    Born April 26, 1964
    (age 53)
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    • 1990
      University Iceland
    • 1998
      University Gothenburg
    • 1996 - 1999
      Staff surgeon department orthopedics Sahlgrenska University Hospital
      Göteborg, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1999
      Staff surgeon department orthopedics Sahlgrenska University Hospital