Erik Sachs

Erik Sachs

Phd Student
Visiting address: Tema Hjärta, Kärl och Neuro, Karolinska universitetssjukhuset, 17176 Stockholm
Postal address: K1 Molekylär medicin och kirurgi, K1 MMK Thoraxkirurgi, 171 76 Stockholm

About me

  • Erik Sachs is a doctoral student at the Institution for Molecular Medicine and Surgery in the Thoracic Surgery research group. He is also a cardiothoracic surgeon at Karolinska University Hospital. In his future clinical career he plans to go into general thoracic surgery.


  • Surgical Treatment of Lung Cancer
    Erik is currently working on his doctoral thesis in general thoracic surgery 

  • and primarily the surgical treatment of lung cancer. Data is mainly collected 
  • from the Swedish National Quality Registry for General Thoracic Surgery 
  • (ThoR).
    The purpose of his research is to improve outcomes for patients after surgical treatment of lung cancer and to evaluate currently used surgical methods.


  • Lecturer at Sophiahemmet University,

    postgraduate programme in Specialist Nursing - Cardiac Care


  • Lecturer at the Royal Institute of Technology,

    masters programme, course in the Use of Medical Technology in the Life Sciences


  • Lecturer at Danderyd Hospital,

    clinical course in Cardiovascular Interventions


All other publications

  • Letter: CHEST. 2021;159(5):2120-2121
    Sachs E; Sartipy U; Jackson V


  • Phd Student, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, 2019-2024

Degrees and Education

  • Degree Of Master Of Science In Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, 2015

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