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consultant , medical advisor

Argo M. Kovamees, Estonian, Swedish medical advisor, consultant. Diplomate Board Surgery Sweden. Recipient Honorary medal Tartu University, 1990, Estonian Governmental Red Cross Order 1st Class, 2000. Member Swedish Association Vascular Surgery (honorary), Estonian Medical Association (honorary), Estonian Pediatrics Society (honorary), Baltic Association Vascular Surgery (honorary), International Surgical Society.

Background

Kovamees, Argo M. was born on January 8, 1926 in Tallinn, Estonia. Arrived in Sweden, 1944. Son of Mihkel J. and Alma Amanda (Bach) Kovamees.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1968.

Career

Resident University Surgical Clinic, Stockholm, 1954-1955. Junior staff member surgery Linkoping Center Hospital, 1956-1962. Lieutenant Swedish Army Medical Corps., 1962-1990.

Member Department Surgery University Hospital, Serafimer Hospital, 1962-1990. Docent of surgery, associate professor, senior staff member Danderyd Hospital, since 1990. Docent, associate professor in surgery Karolinska Institute, 1969-1990.

Medical advisory East Europe Committee, National Board Health and Welfare, Stockholm, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Board Surgery Sweden.

Membership

Member Swedish Association Vascular Surgery (honorary), Estonian Medical Association (honorary), Estonian Pediatrics Society (honorary), Baltic Association Vascular Surgery (honorary), International Surgical Society.

Connections

Married Monica R. Grandien, September 17, 1954. Children: Mikael, Jan, Peter Argo, Carl Argo.

father:
Mihkel J. Kovamees

mother:
Alma Amanda (Bach) Kovamees

spouse:
Monica R. Grandien

children:
Mikael Kovamees

Jan Kovamees

Peter Argo Kovamees

Carl Argo Kovamees