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Sverre Litleskare

Senior Researcher, Research Group Leader for The Norwegian Primary Care Research Network

+47 56 10 76 56
Årstadveien 17, 4. etg, 5009 Bergen, Norway


· Epidemiology

· Irritable bowel syndrome

· Giardia lamblia

· Outbreak

· PhD, MD specializing in family medicine

Sverre Litleskare graduated with a medical degree from the University of Bergen (UoB) in 2011. He was then an intern at Haukeland University Hospital and at Dalen Legesenter in Fyllingsdalen. After this he has been a part-time researcher at AFE and UiB and part-time specializing in family medicine. He has worked several years as a nursery home doctor, and is currently working 50% as a general practitioner at Minde Medisinske Senter.

The PhD project was a part of the larger Giardia project, and investigated complications after the Giardia outbreak in Bergen 2004. He defended his doctoral degree August 22, 2019. He started as a senior researcher at AFE in a 50% position September 1, 2019.

His research interests include gastroenteritis outbreaks, post-infectious conditions, gastrointestinal diseases, medically unexplained disorders and epidemiology.

He is also currently working on getting funding for a project: Angry Bowels: Can a mobile Game be an Effective Management for Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

In March 2023 he started as research leader for PraksisNett West, part of The Norwegian Primary Care Research Network https://www.uib.no/en/praksisn...

Sverre Litleskare


Health & Social Sciences

Research themes

General practice

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