Anders Thorell

Professor of Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, and Consultant surgeon, Ersta Diakoni.

Research topics

Metabolism, mainly in relation to surgical stress.

Muscle physiology, in particular glucose metabolism and the effects of exercise. Evaluation of surgical techniques in various aspects of upper gastrointestinal surgery

Obesity, in particular effects of bariatric surgery with its underlying mechanisms



Approximately 180 original articles in peer reviewed publications, 55 review articles and book chapters

H-index 54 (Scopus)



Invited lecturer, approximately 4-6 invitations annually to national/international meetings during the last 5 years.



Over the last 10 years recipient of grants from national foundations in the range of 600 000 Euros annually.