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1983                    Medical Doctor (M.D.).

1996                    D.M.Sc., Uni. Copenhagen 1996: Sinonasal papillomas. .

2001 -                 Member Collegium Oto-Rhino-Laryngolicum




1998 –                Consultant, member of staff, Dept. of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Rigshospitalet

2008 -                 Professor in ORL, Rigshospitalet and University of Copenhagen.

2014-                 Responsible to the Dean representing the academic staff at the HOC, Rigshospitalet.



1996 – 1999      Clinical lecturer in otolaryngology for medical students, University of Copenhagen 1999 –                             Associate professor in otolaryngology, University of Copenhagen

1999 -                 Member of the faculty of NYU/Rhinology annual courses 2008 -                 Professor in otolaryngology, University of Copenhagen

2000 –                Chairman and organizer of 25 international computer aided endoscopic sinus surgery courses and head and neck surgical courses (

2010 -                 Chairman and organizer of 4th  International Conference on Sentinel Node Biopsy and Radio-guided Head and Neck Surgery

2008 -                  Advisor and consultant for the Danish Health Authority

Main research areas

Inflammation in the nose and sinus – United Airways concept;

Sinuses and Cystic Fibrosis and PCD

Head and neck cancer including reduction of treatment morbidity i.e. minimal invasive, image and tumor guided surgery;

Oral cavity cancers, tumor markers and sentinel node

Robotic surgery;

Medical education and training (pre and post graduate);

Cancer pathology and biology;

HPV and oropharyngeal cancer;

Stem cells therapy;

Sinonasal tumours;

Lymph node metastases;


Current research

See above


Potential conflicts of interest



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