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Olle Per Nelzén

Olle Per Nelzén, Swedish vascular surgeon. License medical doctor; qualified general surgeon. Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Society Surgery and Vascular Surgery (Swedish Vascular award 1992), Society Phlebologica Scandinavica (board directors 1996-2000, chairman 2000-2008, Gunnar Bauer prize 1994), Scandinavica Veuous Forum (president, since 2008).

Background

  • Nelzén, Olle Per was born on April 2, 1952 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Karl-Vilhelm Per and Margit Elsa (Norell) Nelzén.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1978. Doctor of Medical Science, 1997.

    Career

    • General surgeon Central Hospital, Skövde, Sweden, 1985-1991, consultant vascular surgeon Sweden, since 1992. Vascular surgeon University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden, 1991-1992. Director Uppsala University Wound Center, 1998-1999.

      Director leg ulcer research Skaraborg Leg Ulcer Center, since 1999. Head Skaraborg Vascular Surgery Unit, 2006. Associate professor, vascular surgery Uppasala University, since 2008.

      Member International Committee on Wound Management, since 1992, European Panel on Endoscopic Vein Surgery, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • License medical doctor. Qualified general surgeon.

    Membership

    Member Swedish Medical Association, Swedish Society Surgery and Vascular Surgery (Swedish Vascular award 1992), Society Phlebologica Scandinavica (board directors 1996-2000, chairman 2000-2008, Gunnar Bauer prize 1994), Scandinavica Veuous Forum (president, since 2008).

    Personality

    Interests

    Cross-country running, downhill skiing.

    Connections

    • Married Yvonne Margareta Wester, July 9, 1983. Children: Oskar, Elias, Sofia.
    • father: Karl-Vilhelm Per Nelzén
    • mother: Margit Elsa (Norell) Nelzén
    • spouse: Yvonne Margareta Wester
    • children: Oskar Nelzén
    • Elias Nelzén
    • Sofia Nelzén
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    Born April 2, 1952
    (age 65)
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    • 1978
      Karolinska Institute
    • 1985 - 1991
      General surgeon Central Hospital
      Skövde, Vastra Gotaland, Sweden
    • 1991 - 1992
      vascular surgeon University Hospital
      Malmö, Skane Lan, Sweden
    • 1998 - 1999
      director, Uppsala University Wound Center
    • 1999
      director, leg ulcer research Skaraborg Leg Ulcer Center
    • 2006
      head, Skaraborg Vascular Surgery Unit
    • 2008
      associate, professor
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