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Behind this page is Professor Emeritus Stig Bengmark who, after a long successful career as a surgeon, professor and clinic director, now devotes all his focus to bacteria and the impact of diet on human health.

Stig Bengmark
stig (at sign) bengmark.se

Descriptions of Stig Bengmark by others:

Stig Bengmark – igår, idag, i morgon, av Åke Andren-Sandberg

Living legend in surgury: Professor Stig Bengmark, by Eunice X. Xu

Tidigare ämnesföreträdare vid Lunds universitet


Stig B. S. Bengmark

Born April 10 1929, Östervåla, Sweden
MD in 1956 and PhD in 1958 at the Medical Faculty, Lund University.
Honorary Visiting Professor, UCL,London University 1999-
Professor of Surgery, Lund University 1970-1994
Academic Head (Chairman) Department of Surgery, Lund University 1970-92
Surgeon-in-Chief (Chief of Surgical Services), Lund University Hospital 1970-
Founder General Secretary World HPB Association 1986-1990
President Elect and President World HPB Association 1990-1994
President European Society of Experimental Surgery1971-1972
President Elect and President Surgical Infection Society, Europe 1987-1989
Member of Executive Council of several international medical associations incl.
Europ. Soc Surg Res 1970-1974, CICD 1970-1975, Soc Int Chir 1972-1976
Member or numerous international professional organisations
Editor-in-Chief World Journal of HPB Surgery 1987-1993
Member of editorial board of numerous medical journals
Receiver of several honours and awards
Invited to several honorary travelling professorships, incl. British Journal of
Surgery and Australian Surgical Research Society.
Invited member Academia Europaea – the second surgeon to ever have been
invited as member.
Honorary fellow of two Surgical Colleges: FRCS Austral (hon) 1990,
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow – FRPS Glasgow (hon) 1993
Honorary/Corresponding member of several national and international
associations: Brazil, Catalania (Spain), Colombia, Germany (DDR), Italy, Norway
and Poland.
Honorary member, International Hepatopancreatobiliary Society.
Honorary member Surgical Research Society of Australia
Honorary member European Society Surgical Research
Honorary member International Hepato-pancreatico-biliary Society
Many honorary lectureships around the world
Produced app 1000 original papers, text- and handbook chapters
Examined app 110 MDs for PhD of which 98 in Lund 1970-1994
Several collaborators/ex-fellows have been promoted to Professors, Associate
Professors, Instructors and Postdoctoral Fellows in Sweden and around the

Stig Bengmark bibliograhy 1950 -1990

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