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Ophthalmologist

Peep Viktor Algvere, Swedish Ophthalmologist. Member Association Research Vision and Ophthalmology, American Academy Ophthalmology, Retina Society, Inc. (corresponding member), Club Jules Gonin (Lausanne, Switzerland), Nordic Vitreo-Retinal Society (founding member), Swedish Association Vitreo-Retinal Surgery (president since 1994).

Background

Algvere, Peep Viktor was born on April 15, 1935 in Narva, Estonia. Arrived in Sweden, 1944.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1968.

Career

Resident in ophthalmology, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1963-1968; associate professor ophthalmology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1968-1997; director Vitreo-Retinal Svc., Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1975-1990; director Vitreo-Retinal Svc., St. Erik's Eye Hospital, Stockholm, 1990-1997; professor, department chairman ophthalmology, U. Linköping, Sweden, since 1997.

Membership

Member Association Research Vision and Ophthalmology, American Academy Ophthalmology, Retina Society, Inc. (corresponding member), Club Jules Gonin (Lausanne, Switzerland), Nordic Vitreo-Retinal Society (founding member), Swedish Association Vitreo-Retinal Surgery (president since 1994).

Connections

Son of Karl Viktor and Helga (Ressar) A.;m. Margi Reet Kivisäkk, June 21, 1963. Children: Mark, Erik, Ivar.

father:
Karl Viktor Algvere

mother:
Helga (Ressar) Algvere

children:
Erik Algvere

Ivar Algvere

Mark Algvere