Alf Louis Nachemson Edit Profile
Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1960.
Intern, resident general surgery, orthopedic surgery University Uppsala, 1956-1960. Assistant professor University Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1961-1967, associate professor, 1967-1971, professor, chairman department orthopedic surgery I, since 1971. Private practice orthopedic surgery Gothenburg, 1971-1996.
Professor department orthopedic surgery Georgetown University Medical School, since 1996. Visiting professor University San Francisco, 1962, Northwestern University and Rush Medical College, Chicago, 1975-1976, University Washington, 1980-1981, Harvard University, 1985-1986.
Fellow Royal College Surgeons (London) (honorary). Member Swedish Association Traffic Medicine (president 1975-1976), International Society Study Lumbar Spine (president 1978-1979), European Spinal Deformities Society (president since 1983), Scoliosis Research Society (honorary, medal for outstanding achievement 1974), American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, Eastern Orthopedic Society, Belgian Orthopedic Association, French Orthopaedic Society (Steindler award, Lissner award, Bristrl-Meyer-Zimmer award, ISSLS Stryker award Outstanding Center orthopedic and spine research).
Married Ann Johannesson, October 16, 1978.