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Joonas Kauppila


Visiting address : Norra Stationsgatan 67, Vån 2, 171 76 Stockholm 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Postal address : Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery (MMK), K1, Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Norra Stationsgatan 67 plan 2 , 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
Delivery address : Norra Stationsgatan 67, Vån 2, 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

About me

I am a postdoctoral researcher with interest in clinical research in upper gastrointestinal surgery, particularly different surgical methods in esophageal and esophagogastric junctional cancer. I also hold an adjuct professorship in University of Oulu, Finland, where our research group is particularly interested in gastrointestinal cancer biology and immunology.


MD: 2013, University of Oulu, Finland

PhD: 2014, University of Oulu, Finland

Pedagogical studies for university teachers (60ECTS), 2013, University of Oulu, Finland

Research description

My aim is to evaluate the effects of different surgical approaches in esophageal cancer and cancers of the gastroesophageal junction to postoperative complications, long-term outcomes and health-related quality of life.

Research Group: Upper GI Surgery

Academic honors, awards and prizes

Oulu Duodecim Prize of Young Researcher, 2015