Teemu Karjalainen

MD, PhD, Hand surgeon, Senior researcher

Who are you?
I am a researcher and the head of the hand surgery unit in the Central Hospital in Central Finland.  When not working I torture myself with endurance sports.

What is your role in FICEBO?
I run the FanTASY and DETECT trials

Favorite part of your job?
I particularly like finishing something.

The most interesting article you’ve read this year?
Al-Lamee R, et al. Percutaneous coronary intervention in stable angina (ORBITA): a double-blind, randomized controlled trial.

Your favorite book and why?
For Fiction my favorite are Kingkiller Chronicle books 1&2 by Patrick Rothfuss.
For non-Fiction my favorite is The Big Picture by Sean Carroll.
To understand why, you probably just need to read them for yourself.