Omid Sadr-Azodi

Omid Sadr-Azodi

Affiliated to Research | Docent
Visiting address: Hälsovägen, Enheten för kirurgi C1:77, 14186 Stockholm
Postal address: H9 Klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik, H9 CLINTEC Kirurgi och onkologi, 171 77 Stockholm

About me

  • 2019- Swedish Society of Surgeon's Grand Research Prize
    2016- UEG Rising Star, European Prize for research in the field of
    gastroenterology 2014- Bengt Ihre Award, Swedish Society of Surgeons 2010-
    Award from the Swedish Society of Gastroenterologist
    2015- General Surgeon
    2010-2015 Resident of Surgery
    2007-2009 Research-internship, Karolinska University
    Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    2008 PhD in clinical epidemiology, Unit of
    Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Tobacco
    smoking, high body mass index and the outcome after surgery: the role of
    intervention, Supervisor: Rino Bellocco
  • Co-supervisors: Johanna Adami,
    Andreas Wladis, and Karl Eriksson.2007-2009
    Research-internship, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    2001-2007 Medical school at Karolinska Institutet, MD in 2007


  • Omid Sadr Azodi graduated from the medical programme at Karolinska Institutet
    in 2007 and became a licensed physician in 2009. He defended his PhD-thesis
    in clinical epidemiology in 2008 and has since then pursued research as a
    postdoctoral researcher alongside his clinical work as a surgeon. He became
    Associate Professor of Clinical Epidemiology in 2013.
    *Research area*
    The research addresses the etiology and clinical management of diseases in
    the gastrointestinal tract, including acute pancreatitis and upper
    gastrointestinal cancer. He is field responsible for the research in bile
    duct cancer within the unit. His research is conducted using both clinical
    databases and population-based registries.


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  • Affiliated to Research, Department of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, Karolinska Institutet, 2023-2025

Degrees and Education

  • Docent, Karolinska Institutet, 2013
  • Degree Of Doctor Of Philosophy, Department of Medicine, Solna, Karolinska Institutet, 2008
  • University Medical Degree, Karolinska Institutet, 2007

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