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Medical educator

Bo Eklöf was Swedish medical educator. Specialist in general surgery Department Social Welfare, Sweden, 1969. Member of Society Argentina Flebologia y Linfologia (honorary), Deutsche Gesellschaft Phlebologie (honorary), Swedish Society Vascular Surgery (honorary), La Society Francaise d'Angeiologie (honorary), European Venous Forum (honorary), Society Chilena Flebologia y Linfologia (honorary).

Background

Eklöf, Bo was born on November 5, 1935 in Örebro, Sweden. Son of Harry and Irene Eklöf.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Lund, Sweden, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1972.

Career

Chief vascular surgery University Hospital, Lund, 1973—1978. Chairman department surgery Helsingborg Hospital, Sweden, 1978—1981. Professor, chair department surgery University Kuwait, 1981—1990.

Visiting professor surgery University Marseille, France, 1987—1988. Vascular surgeon, chief vascular center Straub Clinic and Hospital, Honolulu, 1991—2003. Medical director Straub Foundation, 1992—2003.

President American Venous Forum, Boston, 2003—2005, American Venous Forum Foundation, Boston, 2007—2008.

Achievements

  • Specialist in general surgery Department Social Welfare, Sweden, 1969.

Membership

Member of Society Argentina Flebologia y Linfologia (honorary), Deutsche Gesellschaft Phlebologie (honorary), Swedish Society Vascular Surgery (honorary), La Society Francaise d'Angeiologie (honorary), European Venous Forum (honorary), Society Chilena Flebologia y Linfologia (honorary).

Connections

Married Monica Mårtensson, December 27, 1958. Children: Hampus, Jesper.

father:
Harry Eklöf

mother:
Irene Eklöf

spouse:
Monica Mårtensson

children:
Hampus Eklöf

Jesper Eklöf