Instructors

Michael Axelsson, Professor, Dept. of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Gothenburg.
Professor Michael Axelsson holds a doctoral degree (PhD) in comparative cardiovascular physiology and authored over hundred research articles and a number of book chapters and reviews.
Peter Axelsson, MD. Senior consultant at the department of Hand- and Plastic surgery.
He has more than ten years clinical experience in hand- and microsurgery. He has completed a one-year fellowship in hand- and microsurgery at the Kutz & Kleinert institute, USA. Peter is, since 2009, responsible for education and training in Hand surgery at the Sahlgrenska University hospital.
University Hospital
Johan Berg, MD. Hand surgery unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg
Sara Chevalley, MD. Hand surgery unit, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg
Anders G. Nilsson, MD, PhD, Hand surgeon, Hand surgery unit, Sahlgrenska
Lars Ewaldsson, DVM, PhD. Laboratory for Experimental Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg. Lars is the attending veterinary for Laboratory for Experimental Biomedicine and parts of the Dept. of Biological and Enviromental Sciences. He holds a doctoral degree in immunology and has 26 years of experience in laboratory animal science and experimental techniques
Mats Hellström, MSc, PhD. Laboratory for Transplantation and Regenerative Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg. Mats currently works as a research associate in the field of tissue engineering. He holds a doctoral degree in regenerative Neurosceince and authored over twenty abstracts and research articles.
Mihai Oltean, MD, PhD. The Transplant Institute. Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg.
Dr. Mihai Oltean is general and transplant surgeon with over 15 years of experience in experimental microsurgery. He holds a Doctoral degree (PhD) with a thesis on experimental intestinal transplantation and authored over fifty abstracts and research articles.
Paolo Sassu, MD, PhD. Specialistläkare and coordinator of the Hand Transplant Program, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg. Dr Sassu completed two-year fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery in Taiwan, and two-year fellowship in hand surgery at the kleinert Institute, USA. He has more than ten years experience in clinical microsurgery and has authored several articles and book chapters mainly on extremity reconstruction, and toe flaps.
Mattias Liden, MD, PhD. Head of Plastic Surgery Clinic, Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery. Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg. He is a plastic surgeon with 8 years of experience in clinical microsurgery, mainly in terms of head and neck-, breast- and extremity reconstructions. Mattias is currently involved in research about breast reconstructions as well as ACL injuries.
Andri Thorarinsson, MD. Head of Center for Microsurgery, Department of Hand and Plastic Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg. Thorarinsson is a plastic surgeon with many years experience in clinical microsurgery, flap surgery and breast surgery. He has extensive experience with head and neck,- extermity,- and breast reconstruction. He is currently writing his thesis on breast reconstructions.