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Neurosurgeon

Herbert Karl Johannes Silfvenius, Finnish neurosurgeon. Montreal Neurological Institute fellow, Canada, 1962-1964.

Background

Silfvenius, Herbert Karl Johannes was born on March 16, 1931 in Borga, Finland. Son of Mikko and Astrid Judith (Engberg) Silfvenius.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Helsinki University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Umea University, 1972.

Career

Associate professor neurosurgery Umea (Sweden) University, since 1982. Head department neurosurgery Umea University Hospital, 1984-1986. Co-chairman ILAE Commission Neurosurgery of Epilepsy, 1987-1993, Commission Economic Aspects Epilepsy, since 1994.

Member World Health Organization Commission Dictionary of Epilepsy, since 1993. Invited lecturer in field.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, construction, masonry.

Connections

Married Ulla-Britta Iris Liljestrand, June 29, 1959. Children: Bodil, Christopher.

father:
Mikko Silfvenius

mother:
Astrid Judith (Engberg) Silfvenius

spouse:
Ulla-Britta Iris Liljestrand

children:
Bodil Silfvenius

Christopher Silfvenius