Dr. LARS WALÉN, Head of EuroPainClinics® Sverige

31. 1. 2017

The head physician of the clinical workplace EuroPainClinics® Sverige is a top specialist in pain management Dr. Lars Walén.

Dr. Lars Walén is a certified anaesthesiologist and intensivist and a specialist in the treatment of pain for Sweden, Norway and Great Britain. As the holder of a master’s degree in the field of ultrasound navigated regional anaesthesia and pain treatment, he belongs to a group of leading experts in the field of pain treatment using Interventional techniques using x-ray and ultrasound navigation. He specialises in the area of interventional pain treatment focusing on minimally-invasive treatment techniques and endoscopic procedures. He is one of the leading experts at EuroPainClinics®, whose extensive professional experience represents a valuable input for the EuroPainClinics® knowledge platform, especially when implementing optimal operating procedures systems.He also works as an international consultant to interdisciplinary medical teams in complicated cases associated with chronic back pain.

Dr. Walén’s clinical practice includes many years of working at the Norrlands University Hospital in Umeå and the Sunderby Hospital in Luleå and in a number of other health care centres, for example, in Denmark, the United Kingdom and the United States. From 2008 to 2009 he worked in Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre in Shepton Mallet in the UK, where he mainly carried out anaesthesia during complete surgical exchanges of the knee and lumbar joints, orthopaedic surgery, spine surgery and general surgery. Dr. Walén is continuously involved in research and educational activities related to his medical profession. He is a member of a number of international medical societies, for example, The Swedish Association of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care (SFAI), the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (SSAI) and the European Society of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy (ESRA).

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Dr. Lars Walén, with the Experts EuroPainClinics®
Dr. A. Hammond, Dr. M. Hess, Dr. R. Rapčan (from the left)

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