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educator , Neurosurgeon

Niels Aage Svendgaard, Swedish neurosurgeon, educator. Research grantee Swedish Medical Research Council, 1980-1985, National Institutes of Health, 1988-1990.

Background

Svendgaard, Niels Aage was born on November 28, 1932 in Astrup, Aarhus, Denmark. Arrived in Sweden, 1962. Son of Christian and Mary (Rasmusen) Svendgaard.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Aarhus, 1962. Diploma in neurosurgery, University Lund, Sweden, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, University Lund, Sweden, 1975.

Career

Trainee general surgery and medicine Mora Hospital, Sweden, 1962-1965. Trainee in anesthesiology Malmoe (Sweden) General Hospital, Malmoe, Sweden, 1965-1966. Trainee in neurosurgery University Hospital, Lund, 1966-1971, senior chief neurosurgeon, 1971-1990, associate professor, 1976-1990.

Professor, chairman department neurosurgery Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, since 1991. Founder, director Neurosurg. Research, Lund, 1980-1990.

Professor pro term department neurosurgery University Hospital, Lund, 1984.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, skiing, philosophy.

Connections

Married Helen Rebot; children: Nathaniel, Cynthia.

father:
Christian Svendgaard

mother:
Mary (Rasmusen) Svendgaard

spouse:
Helen Rebot

children:
Nathaniel Svendgaard

Cynthia Svendgaard