Dr. Alfred Persson graduated from McGill School of Medicine in 1962 and completed his surgical residency in 1969. He did a fellowship in General surgery at the Lahey Clinic in Boston and a fellowship in vascular surgery under Dr. Jesse Thompson in Dallas. He was head of the section of Vascular Surgery at Lahey and had worked on the first duplex color flow doppler machine in collaboration with Quantum Medical Systems® in Issaquah, Washington. He is now retired from the chair and spends his time editing medical articles and as advisors to various academic societies.

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