Johan Brandt

affiliated with the university, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Medical and Health Sciences


  • Cardiac Pacing, Arrhytmias




Johan Brandt, M.D., Ph.D.,  born September 2, 1960 in Lund, Sweden


M.D., Lund University, 1984

Board license to practice medicine, 1987

Ph.D. (Thoracic Surgery), Lund University, 1991

Board certified specialist in Thoracic Surgery, 1992

Associate Professor in Thoracic Surgery, 2001



Assistant surgeon, Thoracic Surgery, Lund University Hospital, 1982, 1983, 1984-1985

Intern, Helsingborg General Hospital, 1985-1987

Resident in Thoracic Surgery, Lund University Hospital/Trelleborg County

Hospital, 1987-1992

Senior Resident in Thoracic Surgery, Lund University Hospital, 1992-1994

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Malmö University Hospital,1994-1998

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Lund University Hospital, 1998-

Chief of Staff, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Lund University Hospital, 2000-2004

Director, Arrhythmia Services, Lund University Hospital, 2005-2009

Director, Arrhythmia Department, Skåne University Hospital, 2010-2014



Doctoral Thesis: Permanent Atrial Pacing, Clinical Studies, 1991

Original papers: 42.

Book chapters, reviews: 19.

Abstracts: 60.

Books:  Lean in Swedish Healthcare (in Swedish), 2013.

Production Management in Healthcare (with Myrna Palmgren; in Swedish), 2015


Other assignments:

Former Chair, Swedish Association of Cardiology and Swedish Heart Association Working Group on Arrhythmias.

Former Chair, European Quality Improvement Programme in Pacing Group.

Invited speaker at a large number of national and international courses, meetings and congresses.


Management achievements: Creating one of Europe’s largest Cardiac Rhythm Device Units

  with predominant day-care-surgery, and leading quality indices.

 Structuring daily work-flow at a specialized, high-volume invasive Arrhythmia

 laboratory, increasing production by 88% with unchanged staff.


Working address:         Arrhythmia Section, Lund University Hospital, S-221 85 Lund, Sweden

Home address:              Per Henrik Lings väg 24, S-224 65 Lund, Sweden

Telephone:                  (+46)-46-13 13 03

Mobile phone:              (+46)-70-58 57 619



Recent research outputs

Dietmar Bänsch, Hendrik Bonnemeier, Johan Brandt, Frank Bode, Jesper Hastrup Svendsen, Oliver Ritter, Johannes Aring, Klaus Jürgen Gutleben, Ralph Schneider, Angelika Felk, Tino Hauser, Anika Buchholz, Gerhard Hindricks & Karl Wegscheider, 2018 Jun 1, In : Europace. 20, 6, p. 971-978 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dietmar Bänsch, Hendrik Bonnemeier, Johan Brandt, Frank Bode, Jesper Hastrup Svendsen, Miloš Táborský, Stefan Kuster, Carina Blomström-Lundqvist, Angelika Felk, Tino Hauser, Anna Suling & Karl Wegscheider, 2015, In : European Heart Journal. 36, 37, p. 2500-2507

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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