Viking Olov Björk Edit Profile
License Medicine, Lund University, Sweden, 1944. Doctor of Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1948. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Aristoteles University, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1978.
Doctor of Medicine (honorary), Semmelweis University, Budapest, Hungary, 1983.
Intern, Surgical Clinic, U. Hospital, Lund, 1944;
clinical assistant, Bromptons Hospital for Diseases of Chest, London, 1945;
resident surgery, Sabbatsberg Hospital, Stockholm, 1946-1949;
resident Surgical Clinic, Sabbatsberg Hospital, Stockholm, 1951;
chief assistant thoracic surgery, Sabbatsberg and Karolinska hospitals, Stockholm, 1952-1957;
associate professor thoracic surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1949;
professor thoracic surgery, U. Uppsala, Sweden, 1962;
chief thoracic surgery, U. Uppsala, Sweden, 1958-1966;
professor thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1966-1983;
professor, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, since 1983;
chiief thoracic and cardiovascular surgery, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, 1966-1983;
director research, Heart Institute of Desert, Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, California, 1983-1990. Physician, professor on contract U. Siena, Italy, 1982. Visiting professor thoracic and cardiac surgery University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1984-1990.
Visiting professor cardiac surgery U. Siena, 1984. Honorary professor surgery U. Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1981.
(Lund 1947. first edition. Acta Chirurgica Scandinavica Vo...)
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Board directors Heineman Medical Research Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1986. Fellow German Surgical Association, Society Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery of Great Britain and Ireland, American Surgical Association (honorary), American College Cardiology (honorary), Corespondant etranger dans la Ileme Division. Member American Association Thoracic Surgery (honorary), European Society Cardiovascular Surgery (president 1981-1982), Scandinavian Association Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (president 1982), Spanish Association Cardiovascular Surgery, Polish Surgical Association, Italian Surgical Association, Association Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeons Asia, Helenic Surgical Society, Accademico nella Accademia Romana, Society de Chirurgie Thoracique et Cardio-Vascularie de Langue Francaise, Brasilian Association Research and Development Heart Surgery, Royal Australasian College Surgeons (honorary member cardiothoracic surgery division 1987).
Married INgegerd Ebba Christina Laurell. Children: Agneta, Christine, Anne (deceased), Anders.
1946 - 1949
1952 - 1957
1958 - 1966
1966 - 1983
1966 - 1983
1983 - 1990
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