Matti Kairaluoma was born in Orivesi, Finland, in 1962. He was lisenced as a physician in 1987 and received the Ph.D degree from the Oulu university in 1994. Matti Kairaluoma graduated in general surgery in 1994 and gastroenterological surgery in 1996. He was appointed as docent of gastroenterological surgery at Oulu university in 2006. Since 1996 Matti Kairaluoma has been working as a consultant of gastroenterological surgery in Jyväskylä Central Hospital with main resposibilities in colorectal surgery and proctology. At present he is also the chief of the Pelvic Floor Research and Therapy unit. His main interest are in the field of pelvic floor disorders, proctology and colorectal carcinoma. Matti Kairaluoma has been the Finnish representative of the European Society of Coloproctology since 2008.
Biography Updated on 20 September 2010