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Surgical educator

Leif Hulten, Swedish surgery educator. Recipient K.H. Köster Honorary Lecture award, Copenhagen, 1992, Sir Alan Parks Lecture award, London, 1992, Frykman Lecture award, Minneapolis-St. Paul, 1992, Professor Rudolph Nissen Honorary Lecture award, 1996, European Visiting Professorship of the Royal Society Medicine, Frederick Salmon Lecture award, 1997.


Hulten, Leif was born on April 4, 1931 in Gothenburg, Sweden. Son of Arvid and Asta Hulten.


Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, University Gothenburg.


Research assistant Department Pharmacology Göteborg University, 1954-1955, research assistant Department Physiology, 1965-1969, consultant surgeon, senior lecturer, associate professor Department Surgery II, 1970-1983, professor surgery, chairman Department Surgery II, 1984-1993. Resident, chief assistant Surgical Department Skellefteå Central Hospital, 1958-1961. Consultant surgeon Ekmanska Hospital, 1962-1964.

Professor surgery Institute for the Surgical Sciences, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, since 1993.


Fellow American College of Surgeons, Royal College Surgeons, Association Surgeons Great Britain and Ireland. Member Medical Society Göteborg, Swedish Surgical Society, Swedish Gastro-Enterol. Society, Scandinavian Surgical Society, American Society Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Societas International Universitaria Chirug.

Colon et Recti, Royal Society Medicine, Association Coloproctology of Great British and Ireland (honorary fellow), European Association Coloproctology.


Married Lillemor Hulten. Children: Katarina, Magnus, Jessica, David, Gustav.

Arvid Hulten

Asta Hulten

Lillemor Hulten

Katarina Hulten

Magnus Hulten

Jessica Hulten

David Hulten

Gustav Hulten