Per HEDEN is an associate professor of plastic surgery at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm – Sweden, as well as founder and head of plastic surgery at Akademikliniken in London and Stockholm which now is Scandinavia’s largest private hospital exclusively for plastic surgery.
Dr HEDEN earned his medical degree at the Karolinska Institute, where he also completed his training and received a doctoral degree in plastic surgery. His first plastic surgery position after completing his medical training in 1978 was at Sabbatsberg hospital, where he worked under Professor J. O. Strömbeck.
He is a member of the International Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Swedish Society for Plastic Surgery, and Swedish Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, among others.
Dr HEDEN also serves as a jury member, tutor, and faculty opponent and medical students’ dissertations and a research advisor for young plastic surgeons. As member of the board of reviewers of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dr HEDEN has contributed to several chapters of plastic surgery textbooks and has authored or co-authored numerous articles in such journals as Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Clinics in Plastic Surgery, and other peer-reviewed publications. His patient-oriented book, “Plastic Surgery and You”, has been translated and published in English and Russian.
As frequent presenter and moderator at medical congresses worldwide, Dr HEDEN has also been an invited lecturer at medical education programs. For more than a decade, he has participated in clinical studies in breast surgery, HA fillers and other Med Tech devices.
At Akademikliniken a world leading experience in the use of anatomical cohesive silicone breast implants has been gained. Dr Hedén has developed new techniques applying to the use of these devices and he has held several international workshops on this subject. He has held several instructional plastic surgery courses on “Body Contouring” at the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery meetings.
He was invited by Tom BIGGS to join “The Plastic Surgery Videopedia” and to teach his technique “Abdominoplasty with Liposuction”