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Orthopedic surgeon

Alf Louis Nachemson, Swedish orthopedic surgeon.

Background

Nachemson, Alf Louis was born on June 1, 1931 in Stockholm. Son of Hoseas and Lea (Tarschys) Nachemson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1960.

Career

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.

Membership

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).

Connections

Married Ann Johannesson, October 16, 1978.

father:
Hoseas Nachemson

mother:
Lea (Tarschys) Nachemson

spouse:
Ann Johannesson