Jan Lilja is Associate Professor, Senior Consultant and Director of The Cleft Lip and Palate Unit in Gothenburg, Sweden. He is also Editor-in-chief for the Scandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery.
He is an eminent surgeon with an international reputation who has been dedicated to his work in our speciality area for many years. He has built up an archive of analysed material and has been prepared to submit his results to external evaluation.
He has taken his surgical expertise to developing countries and has also helped the teams at Manchester and Great Ormond Street. His input has been described as "much more than a guest surgeon". He is without doubt a team player.