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Prof. Marjut Leidenius

Prof. Marjut Leidenius

Department Head, Breast Surgery Unit

Helsinki University Hospital, Finland


Special Interests

  • Breast

Born 1.9.1957, Lahti, Finland
Nationality: Finnish
Hobbies: Riding, Fly Fishing
Current position: Department Head, Breast Surgery Unit, Helsinki University Central Hospital 1.7.2009-
Education and degrees
MD, 1.12. 1983 Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
Specialist in General Surgery, 27.3.1990 Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
Specialist in Gastro-Intestinal Surgery, 22.6.1993 Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
PhD, 14.10.1997, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
Degree in Health Care Management, 22.2.2005 Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
Senior Lecturer in Surgery 15.3. 2005, Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland
Positions of Trust in Medical Associations:
ICS (International College of Surgeons) Secretary of the Finnish Section 1998-2005
ESSO (European Society of Surgical Oncology) Honarary Secretary 2014 -
ESSO (European Society of Surgical Oncology) Member of the Education and Training Committee 2004-2014
ESSO (European Society of Surgical Oncology) board member 2008-onwards
Suomen Yleiskirurginen Yhdistys (Finnish Association of General Surgery) Secretary and Treasurer 2005-2007
Suomen Yleiskirurginen Yhdistys (Finnish Association of General Surgery) Vice President and Treasurer 2007-
Finnish Surgical Society board member 2008-
Examiner in oral examinations: European Surgical Board Qualification Examination in Surgical Oncology 2005-

Publications :
51 research articles in English, published in international peer reviewed journals, 8 review articles in English or Finnish

Marjut Leidenius is a member in ESSO executive committee. She is also the President-elect in the Finnish Association of General Surgery and a board member in the Finnish Surgical Society. Marjut Leidenius is the Associate Editor for breast cancer in European Journal of Surgical Oncology and Editorial Advisory Board member in Scandinavian Journal of Surgery.

Marjut Leidenius is the Department Head at the Breast Surgery Unit of Helsinki University Central Hospital and a Senior Lecturer in Surgery in Helsinki University.

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