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Börje Karl-Olof Walldius Edit Profile

Orthopaedic surgery educator

Börje Karl-Olof Walldius, Swedish orthopaedic surgery educator. Achievements include pioneer in knee arthoplasty; inventor of artificial knee joint (Walldius prosthesis), 1951. Member Royal Society Medicine London.

Background

Walldius, Börje Karl-Olof was born on September 18, 1913 in Kristianstad, Sweden. Son of Victor and Frida (Nilsson) Olsson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1957.

Career

Chief orthopaedics St. Görans Hospital, Stockholm, 1960-1978. Associate physiotherapist Karolinska Institute, 1965. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include pioneer in knee arthoplasty. Inventor of artificial knee joint (Walldius prosthesis), 1951.

Membership

Member Royal Society Medicine London.

Connections

Married Birgitta Broberg, August 7, 1943. Children: Göran, Marianne, Åke.

father:
Victor Olsson

mother:
Frida (Nilsson) Olsson

spouse:
Birgitta Broberg

children:
Göran Walldius

Marianne Walldius

Åke Walldius