Henrik Sillesen

Henrik Sillesen

Clinical Professor

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NAME                                                                 Henrik Sillesen

DATE OF BIRTH                            30th August 1956

NATIONALITY                              Danish

EDUCATION                                                       MD at University of Copenhagen 1983

WORK                                          Professor and Head of dept., Professor of vascular surgery, Dept. of Vascular Surgery, Rigshospitalet, Univ. of Copenhagen.

 

 

 

TRAINING

Internship                                                                                Rigshospitalet                                                                           1983-1984

Residency in Surgery                                         Rigshospitalet                                                                                      1999-1992

Residency in Vascular Surgery     Rigshospitalet                                                                                       1992-1995

Specialist in vascular surgery                                                                                                                   1995

 

APPOINTMENTS apart from training

Research fellow, vascular surgery                     Rigshospitalet                                                                                      1985-1988

Consultant, vascular surgery       Gentofte                                                                         1996-1998

Chair, vascular surgery                                      Gentofte                                                                         1998-2004

Chair, vascular surgery                                      Rigshospitalet                                                                                      2004-present

 

ACADEMIC SUMMARY

Doctorate of Medical Science (DMSc), Univ. of Copenhagen, 1990

Appointed Professor of Vascular Surgery, Univ. of Copenhagen 2012.

212 peer-review, published papers (pubmed)

35 book chapters and other publications

Number of citations (Web of Science) > 8.900

H-index: 40

> 240 invited lectures at international meetings in 34 countries

 

CONDUCT OF MAJOR RESEARCH TRIALS

SPARCL member of international steering committee. Main paper i NEJM 2006.

AORTA trial, PI, Main paper in Br J Surg 2015

High Risk Plaque Study, steer. com. and PI of ultrasound studies, Main paper in JACC 2015

+ on several other steering commitees

VOYAGER, International Steering Committee

 

SUPERVISED ACADEMIC DEGREES

13 MDs, doctorial thesis (DMSc) or PhD degrees supervised/co-supervised by me, 11 in vascular surgery.   

 

THESIS OPPOSITION 

Official opponent for a total of 12 thesis; 6 for doctorates in medical science and 6 for the PhD degree: 4 international (Holland, Sweden, Norway and Finland) and 9 in Denmark.  

 

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER

Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology                                                                                                        1988-90

Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg                                                                                                                                               1999-04

Guest Editor Journal of American College Cardiology                                                        2015

 

THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY OF VASCULAR SURGERY

Secretary General                                                                                                                                                          2004-2009

President Elect and President                                                                                                                  2016-2019

Board of Directors ESVS Conferences (owner of EJVES)                                                    2016-2018

 

WORLD FEDERATION FOR VASCULAR SPECIALTIES

President and past presiden        t                                                                                                                                 2008-2010

 

SCANDINAVIAN ASSOCIATION OF VASCULAR SURGERY

Secretary General                                                                                                                                                          1999-2004

 

DANISH SOCIETY FOR VASCULAR SURGERY

Vice President and President                                                                                                                                          2001-2005

 

DANISH HEART FOUNDATION

President and Vice President                                                                                                                                          2004-2008

 

OTHER LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

National Board of Health Advisory Committee                                                                   2006-2012

Danish Medical Societies, board of directors                                                                     2011-2016

 

RESEARCH EVALUATION

Danish Research Council                                                                                                                                                2002-2004

Danish Foundation Research Council                                                                                                       2004-2008

Rigshospitalet, Research council                                                                                                              2004-2007

Swedish Heart-Lund Foundation                                                                                                              2014-2018

 

HONARARY MEMBERSHIPS

European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS)

Vascular Society for South Africa (VASSA)

Vascular Society for Great Britian and Ireland (GBVSI)

 

 

 

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