Education and work history
Licentiate in Medicine, 1991
Specialist in Surgery, 2002
Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2005
Health centre physician in the Satakunta region, 1991–1995. Surgical training at Jorvi Hospital and Meilahti Hospital, 1995–2002. Specific training in Child Orthopaedics in Adelaide, Australia, 2002–2003. Specialist training in Orthopaedics at Töölö Hospital, 2003–2005. Back surgeon at Orton since 2005.
Back surgery is my main area of competence. I also treat children with back problems. Challenging scoliosis surgery is another area of special interest. I am also interested in rare skeletal disorders and related orthopaedic problems.