I am a board-certified general surgeon (2011) from Copenhagen, Denmark with extensive experience in trauma and war surgery as well as various aspects of disaster medicine from 5 years and more than 20 missions with Medecins Sans Frontieres and Red Cross (ICRC , IFRC) including setting up and implementing field hospitals as well as organizing mobile surgery, pharmacy management, mass casualty protocols, teaching and evaluation of local staff, organizing logistic supplies etc. Experiences include opening of two hospitals inside Syria during the conflict (2012 and 2013), opening of a hospital in Yemen (Aden) 2012 and Haiti (2019) as well as mobile surgery in the Central African Republic, opening of an ICRC-supported hospital in Beirut, Lebanon (2016), working in a container hospital outside Mosul, Iraq (2017) and in an inflatable hospital in the worlds biggest refugee camp in Bangladesh (2018). Additionally I worked as an offshore rig medic from 2013-15, I have frequently worked in Greenland and in late 2015 I worked with Mediterranean Boat Migrants.
I have a DMSc (PhD) in surgery from 2009, have published approximately 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals as well as written book chapters predominantly within the topics of surgical pathophysiology, fluid management and fast-track surgery. The most important of these articles can be found via LinkedIn and include first-authorships in British Journal of Surgery, Annals of Surgery and Journal of the American College of Surgeons.
Furthermore, I have given more than 50 international presentations/lectures mainly within the fields of surgical pathophysiology, fast-track surgery and fluid management at international surgical meetings and surgical departments in Europe, United States and South America.
Education in brief
2011 Specialist in general surgery
2009 DMSc (PhD)
2001 Medical Doctor, University of Copenhagen
Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc) 2009, “Pathophysiology and clinical implications of perioperative fluid management”, based on clinical studies in the area of perioperative fluid management
2014: Recipient of the Anders Lassen Foundation award.
In the press:
France24 (English): The work in a field hospital inside Syria (2012)
Daily Mail: Working in a field hospital inside Syria (2012)
Politiken (in Danish): About the work with MSF inside Syria (2012)
Alt for Damerne (Danish): General profile (2012)
Ekstra Bladet (in Danish): On the work inside Syria (2013)
Ude og Hjemme (in Danish): General interview with Bubber (2013).
MSF (Denmark): Interview about the work in Syria (2013)
Berlingske (Danish): The crisis in the Central African Republic (2014)
BT (Danish): About working in a field hospital in Qayyarah, Mosul, Iraq (2017)
Politiken (Danish): About war surgery and working in conflict zones (2017)
MSF (Danish): Interview about the work in Qayyarah, Mosul, Iraq (2017)