Jens Ahm Sørensen, MD, PhD

Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Odense University Hospital, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Dr. Jens Ahm Sørensen is Professor and Head of Research at the department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital and the University of Southern Denmark. He is heading the head and neck cancer program at his institution as well as microsurgery. Professor Sørensen earned his degree from the University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark in 1988. His plasticsurgery residency was completed at Odense University Hospital and Canniesburn Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

Since completing his training he has held several positions at the department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital. He has been head of the department in 2001 and again from 2012-2014. He has been associate professor at the University of Southern Denmark since 1998 and was appointed professor in 2014. He has supervised numerous Ph.D. students as well as pregraduate research project and masters program.

He has held several professional leadership positions including being board member of The Danish Society of Microsurgery 2002-2004 and president of The Danish Society of Microsurgery 2004-2008. From 2014-2018 he has been the vice president of the Danish Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.

He serves as Editorial Board member for Journal of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery. He has authored and edited numerous publications including scientific articles, review articles, Books and Chapters. He is a frequent speaker at major scientific meetings and has collaborated with many international investigators in head and neck cancer as well as PRO development.