Education & Medical Training

Education:
Undergraduate:
 Sigtunaskolan Humanistiska Laroverket, Sigtuna, Sweden
  Major: Natural Sciences
  Aug 1984 –June 1988

Graduate:
- Karolinska Institute, School of Medicine, Stockholm, Sweden
  Degree: MD
  Jan 1989 – June 1994
- Umea University, Umea, Sweden
  Degree: Post doc degree in Sports Medicine
  Sep 1996 – May 1997

Postgraduate Training:
Internships:
- Sweden: Ornskoldsviks Hospital, Ornskoldsvik, Sweden Jan 1996 – Dec 1997
St Goran Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden Jan 1998 – Jun 1998
- USA: University of Florida, Shand’s Hospital, Gainesville, Fl, USA
Jul 1998 – Jun 1999

Residencies:
- Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
Completed Residency in Orthopedic Surgery: Jun 2000 – Jul 2005
- University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Al, USA
Completed Residency in Neurological Surgery: Mar 2009 – Jun 2013

Fellowships:
 - Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden
Spine fellowship: Infolded during Orthopedic Residency.
- Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, Az, USA
Postdoc research fellowship in Neurotrauma and regeneration
May 2007 – Dec 2008.
 - Takanori Fukushima Skull base Fellowship, Japan
Skull base fellowship: Infolded during Neurosurgery residency
 Mar 2012 – Mar 2012.
- Laligam Sekhar Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery Fellowship
Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of Washington. Jul 2013 – Jul 2014.