Per Hellman M.D., Ph.D

Education and Faculty Appointments

  • Medical School, Universitiesof Uppsala and Linköping, Sweden, 1981-86
  • Internship, Sala hospital, Sweden, 1986-88
  • Specialization in Surgery; Sala, Västerås and Uppsala, 1989-1995
  • Research Work at the Departmentof Medical Cellbiology, Uppsala University and Clinical Chemistry, Linköping University 1982-1988
  • Ph D education, DepartmentofSurgery and Medical Cellbiology, Uppsala University 1989-1993
  • Research Fellow in Medicine, EndocrineUnit, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA. 1991-1993


Board Certifications

  • MD - 1986
  • Specialist in Surgery – 1995
  • Accredited as European Endocrine Surgeon - 2006


Clinical Interests

  • Gastro-entero pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP-NET)
  • Adrenaltumors
  • Parathyroidtumors
  • Thyroid disorders


Research Interests

  • Small intestinal neuroendocrine tumours – clinical and experimental: surgicaltechnique, geneticdisturbances, treatment options, epidemiology
  • Pheochromocytoma: genetic disturbances, PET scanning, regulationofapoptosis
  • Adrenocorticaltumours: primaryaldosteronis, geneticdisturbances, PET scanning, surgicaltechnique
  • PancreaticNETs: genetic disturbances, PET scanning, surgical technique
  • Hyperparathyroidism: Late effects, calcium regulation, epidemiology


Honors and Awards

  • Scientific Secretary of the Swedish Society of Surgery (2008-2013)
  • Invitedlecturer at several national and international occasions/congresses. Amongthem: Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA; University of Leiden, Holland; Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany; Stavanger Hospital, Norway; IAESmeetings in: Vienna, Austria 1999, Brussels, Belgium 2001, Uppsala 2004, Durban South Africa 2005, Montreal, Canada 2007, Adelaide Australia 2009, Yokohama Japan 2011, Helsinki Finland 2013.



To search for publications by Dr Hellman, please see Pub Med.

Patient Appointments and Physicians Referral

The Department of EndocrineSurgery
Akademiska sjukhuset/Uppsala
University Hospital
SE-751 85  Uppsala