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educator , Transplant surgeon

Lars Anders Backman, Swedish transplant surgeon, educator. Board certified in general surgery. Fellow Swedish Society Medicine; member Swedish Medical Association, Transplantation Society.

Background

Backman, Lars Anders was born on December 16, 1959 in Stockholm. Son of Arne Knut and Eva M.M. (Hogberg) Backman.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1987.

Career

Research fellow Karolinska Institute, 1984-1987, intern, 1987-1989. Resident general surgery Huddinge Hospital-Sodertalje Hospital, 1989-1991. Clinical research fellow multiorgan transplantation Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, 1991-1993.

Consultant, attending transplant surgeon Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden, since 1993. Associate professor Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1990. Director clinical research Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, 1996, director organ donation, since 1997.

Presenter in field.

Achievements

  • Board certified in general surgery.

Membership

Fellow Swedish Society Medicine. Member Swedish Medical Association, Transplantation Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Singing, travel, hiking.

Connections

Married Agneta Maria Westin. Children: Elin, Anna.

father:
Arne Knut Backman

mother:
Eva M.M. (Hogberg) Backman

spouse:
Agneta Maria Westin

children:
Elin Backman

Anna Backman