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Cardiologist , consultant

Kaj Walter Edvard Groundstroem, Finnish Cardiologist, consultant. Specialization in internal medicine, 1985, cardiology, 1986. Research fellow Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, 1991-1992. With Finnish Military, 1977-1978. Member Finnish Cardiac Society (assistant secretary 1996-1997, secretary since 1998).

Background

Groundstroem, Kaj Walter Edvard was born on May 11, 1950 in Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland. Son of Hans Edvard Vilhelm and Elli Eila Elina (Vaarala) Groundstroem.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Helsinki University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Oulu (Finland) University, 1991.

Career

General practitioner, Ylitornio, Finland, 1978-1979. Registrar in internal medicine Kalix, Sweden, 1980-1981. Registrar in internal medicine and cardiology Oulu University Central Hospital, 1981-1986.

Consultant in cardiology Tampere University Hospital, since 1987. Chairman Medicinarklubben Thorax Helsingfors, Finland, 1975.

Achievements

  • Specialization in internal medicine, 1985, cardiology, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Conbtr. Chapter to book Advances in Echo Imaging Using Contrast Enhancement, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals including British Medical Journal, Journal American Society Echocardiography.

Membership

With Finnish Military, 1977-1978. Member Finnish Cardiac Society (assistant secretary 1996-1997, secretary since 1998).

Connections

Married Carola Margareta Eklund. Children: Carita, Edvard, Fredrik.

father:
Hans Edvard Vilhelm Groundstroem

mother:
Elli Eila Elina (Vaarala) Groundstroem

spouse:
Carola Margareta Eklund

children:
Edvard Groundstroem

Carita Groundstroem

Fredrik Groundstroem