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Elof Eriksson

Elof Eriksson

    MD, PhD, FACS
Chief, President, Professor | Boston, Massachusetts    United States of America
Wound Care, Plastic And Reconstructive Surgery
The Wound Healing Microenvironment., Wound Care,...More
Spoken at 4 events

Biography :

Born in Backe, Sweden, Dr. Elof Eriksson attended the University of Goteborg in Sweden, where he obtained his MD and PhD. Dr. Eriksson went on to train at hospitals in both Sweden and the US, including University of Chicago Hospitals, and Medical College of Virginia, where he completed a fellowship in plastic surgery. In 1986 Dr. Eriksson joined Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), where he was named Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery.

In 2006, as a specialist in wound care, Dr. Eriksson initiated and oversaw the Wound Care Guidelines project, and initiative spearheaded by the Wound Healing Society which published guidelines for treatment and therapies for wound care. At BWH, Dr. Eriksson lead the creation of the research laboratory for Tissue Repair and Gene Therapy, which aims at creating better treatment for both acute and chronic wounds. Dr. Erikson also oversaw the creation of the Plastic Surgery Transplantation Program at BWH, a novel and unique program focused on state-of-the-art facial and hand transplantation.

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Specialties

Wound Care, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Interested Topics

The Wound Healing Microenvironment., Wound Care, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Tissue Repair, Gene Therapy, Chronic Wounds, Hand Transplantation, Acute Care

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