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About the Division of Surgery

At the Unit for Surgery there are 3 professors, affiliated researchers and 36 registered doctoral students.


The unit also includes a laboratory where 4 researchers and a laboratory engineer are the permanent staff and there are also several PhD students. At the laboratory, research is conducted with a focus on cancer, metabolism and inflammation.

Under the Unit for Surgery is also the medical program's Professional Development Program (PU).




Magnus Nilsson

Professor/senior physician

Helene Jansson


Jonas Persson

Affiliated to research

Matthias Löhr

Professor/senior physician

Jörgen Larsson

Professor Emeritus/Emerita


Karolinska Institutet

Dept. of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology

Div. of surgery, C1 77

Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge

SE-141 86 Stockholm