Lars Lindgaard

Specialist in gastrointestinal surgery

Affiliated departments
Capio Gildhøj

Education and training

1981 Graduated from Ordrup Gymnasium

1981 Cand. Polit. from the University of Copenhagen

1993 Cand. Med. from University of Copenhagen


1989 Economist at the National Accounts, Statistics Denmark, Ministry of Economic Affairs

1999 Internship: Internal Medicine, Gentofte Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Herlev Hospital and Resident Physician.

2000 Introductory position, thoracic surgery, Gentofte Hospital

2002 Surgical assistant, cardiac surgery department, Hamlet

2002 Introductory position, surgical gastroenterology, Rigshospitalet

2003 Introductory position, orthopedic surgery, Hvidovre Hospital

2003 Trainee in surgery: Urology, Herlev Hospital, thoracic surgery, Gentofte Hospital, surgical gastroenterology, Herlev Hospital

2005 1st resident, surgical gastroenterology, Amager Hospital

2006 1st resident, surgical gastroenterology, Hvidovre Hospital

2008 Department physician, surgical gastroenterology, Hvidovre Hospital

2012 Consultant, Surgical Gastroenterology, Hvidovre Hospital

2013 Chief physician responsible for education, surgical gastroenterology, Hvidovre Hospital

Other information


1989 - Theoretical statistics in the HA program at CHB

1991 - Macroeconomic macro theory at the Master of Science program

1995 - Statistics in medical school

2010 - Clinical teaching in surgery in the 9th semester

2011- Joint surgical and gastromedical training

2015 - Biannual surgical courses for the department's junior doctors

2016 - Instructor in surgery on A-courses/Gris courses

Research & Development

2003 Familial Aggretion of Intracranial Aneurysms in an Inuit Patient Population in Kalaallit Nunaat (Greenland). Lars Lindgaard, Vagn Eskesen, Flemming Gjerris & Niels Vidiendal Olsen, Neurosurgery 52, 357-363, 2003

2014 Emergency high-risk abdominal surgery - effect on following a perioperative optimized protocol. L.T. TENGBERG, M. BAY-NIELSEN, M. L. Tengberg, M. Bay-Nielsen, M. L. Lauritsen, L. Lindgaard, J. Orbaek, L. Veyhe, N. B. Foss, Poster. ERAS.

2014 Acceptable effect of multimodal analgesic treatment after a Bascom Cleft Lift operation, Saphana Mohamed, Billy Bjarne Kristensen, Lars Lindgaard, Tue Bisgaard, Danish Medical Journal 62/1, January 2015

2018 The outcome of patients with acute colonic pseudo-obstruction following Caesarean section. Katarina Levic, Thukirtha Chelliah, Pernielle Fog Svendsen, Christina Rørbye, Lars Lindgaard1, Orhan Bulut1, Poster DKS.

2019 Necrotizing pancreatitis: Minimally invasive treatment by Palle Nordblad Schmidt and Lars Lindgaard (Hvidovre Hospital). DSGH and DKS further education course.



DAVOS Open and laparoscopic surgical techniques


Colon surgery

Operating surgery

Gastroenterology and hepatology (I)

Ulcers: Diagnosis and treatment

Gastrointestinal cancer

Laparoscopic surgery

Benign Colorectal Diseases, St. Gallen. Gallen.

Laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery, Schwiez

Live surgery, Strattice, London

Course for lead supervisors, DIMS

National Masterclass in the treatment of upper GI bleeding, Odense

NPWT Experts Meeting, Smith&Nephew, Berlin

Biomaterials, Baxter, Vienna