Henrik Sillesen
Henrik Sillesen

Klinisk Professor

 

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.

218 peer-review, published papers (pubmed)

35 book chapters and other publications

Number of citations (Web of Science) > 9.800

H-index: 42 (Web of Science), 50 (Google Scholar)

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 president                                         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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