Tommy Andersson

Prof Tommy Andersson
Chair, Examination Committee


Present positions:

·      Head of Neurointervention, AZ Groeninge and Professor of Neurointervention, Catholic University of Leuven Campus Kortrijk (Kulak), Kortrijk, Belgium.

·      Head of Neurointervention, Department of Neuroradiology, Karolinska University Hospital - since 2002 – leave of absence (sabbatical)

·      Director for Education in Neuroendovascular Treatment, Karolinska University Hospital – leave of absence (sabbatical)

·      Shared director for the Section of Neurointervention and Angiography at KERIC (Karolinska Experimental Research and Imaging Centre) – leave of absence (sabbatical)

·      Chairman of the Swedish Society of Neuroradiology

·      Chairman of the Swedish national quality registry EVAS (Endovascular therapy for Acute ischemic Stroke) 


Invited lecturer and teacher at international congresses and courses:

·      >100 occasions since 2004 (dural fistulas, arteriovenous malformations, intracerebral aneurysms, subarachnoid hemmorhage, vasospasm, acute stroke, intrakraniell stentning, intracranial arteriosclerotic disease, spinal vascular malformations, CNS vasculitis, extracranial stenting)

·      Resident’s best lecturer award Beitostölen, Norway, March 2007 and April 2011 (Scandinavian course in vascular neurosurgery)

·      Visiting Professor, Manila, The Philippines, April, 2008 (acute stroke, dural fistulas) and February 2012 (acute stroke, arteriovenous malformations)


Organiser for international courses in Sweden:

·      In cooperation with Ev3/Covidien organised 30 courses in the management of acute ischemic stroke since 2011

·      Organised 3 Nordic-Baltic conferences in neurointerventional therapy

·      In conjunction with the Swedish Society of Neuroradiology organised 2 annual “Torgny Greitz lectures”


National registries

Responsible, Chairman of the Steering Committee, for the Swedish national registry “EVAS” (Endovascular treatment in acute ischemic stroke)



35 original peer-reviewed articles, 4 book chapters, numerous abstracts



·      “Stroke”

·      “Journal of Interventional Surgery”

·      “Interventional Neuroradiology”

·      “British Journal of Neurosurgery”

·      “Clinical Neuroradiology”


Editorial board:

·      Neurointervention (Korea)

·      The Stroke Interventionalist (USA)