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Orthopaedic surgeon

Pekka Olavi Paavolainen, Finnish orthopaedic surgeon. Member Finnish Orthopaedic Society (secretary 1980-1984).

Background

Paavolainen, Pekka Olavi was born on March 28, 1947 in Helsinki. Son of Olavi and Sirkka-Liisa (Virtamo) Paavolainen.

Education

Graduate, University Helsinki, 1965.

Career

Registrar in surgery, U. Hospital Helsinki, 1972-1980; senior registrar in orthopaedics, U. Hospital Helsinki, 1980-1982; consultant, assistant professor, U. Hospital Helsinki, 1982-1989; assistant chief, consultant, The OrthopaedicHosp. of Invalid Fond., Helsinki, 1989-1994; head surgery, The Jorvi Municipal Hospital, Espoo, Finland., since 1994. Board of trustees Association for the Study of Internal Fixation/ASIF Foundation, since 1995. Medical advisor National Board Health, since 1989.

Surgeon International Committee Red Cross, Pakistan, 1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Acta Orthopaedic Scandinavica, 1984, Duodecim, 1990-1994.

Membership

Member Finnish Orthopaedic Society (secretary 1980-1984).

Connections

Married Kaija-Liisa Sadevuori, May 21, 1971. Children: Petteri, Olli.

father:
Olavi Paavolainen

mother:
Sirkka-Liisa (Virtamo) Paavolainen

spouse:
Kaija-Liisa Sadevuori

children:
Olli Paavolainen

Petteri Paavolainen