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Thomas U. E. Franzen, Swedish surgeon. Member Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Society Surgery Alimentary Tract, Rotary (clubmaster Linköping 1995-2008), Swedish Medical Society, Swedish Surgical Society, Swedish Society Upper GI Surgery, Swedish Trauma Association, Scandinavian Association Gastrointestinal Motility, Swedish Society Gastroenlerology.

Background

Franzen, Thomas U. E. was born on April 12, 1955 in Linköping, Sweden. Son of Inge Lennart and ulla Margaretha (Hjalmarsson) Franzen.

Education

Student, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1975. Student, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1979. Doctor of Medicine, University Linköping, 1983.

Medical diploma, University Linköping, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Linköping, 2003.

Career

Resident in surgery Central Hospital, Norrköping, Sweden, 1983-1989, fellow in surgery Sweden, 1989-1992. Consultant surgeon University Hospital, Linköping, since 1992, head Esophageal Laboratories, since 2000, head, upper GI surgery, 2002—2005. Formal lecturer medical students, tutor PBL Medical Sch, University Health, Linköping, since 1992, instr, teacher disaster medicine doctorandus nurses & students, since 1994.

Visiting professor University Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1999.

Membership

Member Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Society Surgery Alimentary Tract, Rotary (clubmaster Linköping 1995-2008), Swedish Medical Society, Swedish Surgical Society, Swedish Society Upper GI Surgery, Swedish Trauma Association, Scandinavian Association Gastrointestinal Motility, Swedish Society Gastroenlerology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horseback riding, wine tasting, boule.

Connections

Married Lena Marie Larsson, April 30, 1983. Children: Erika, Sofia, Johanna.

father:
Inge Lennart Franzen

spouse:
Lena Marie Larsson

children:
Erika Franzen

Sofia Franzen

Johanna Franzen