Dr. Jessica Gahm

Dr. Jessica Gahm

Leg. Doctor. Specialist in plastic surgery

Dr. Jessica Gahm is a certified plastic surgeon at Karolinska University-Hospital in Stockholm. Dr. Gahm is a member of Swedish Medical Association, SPKF-Swedish Plastic Surgery Association, and Swedish Reconstructive and Microsurgery Association. Dr. Gahm has been chosen by the medical association to be the Karolinska Hospitals union representative since 2012.  In 2009 she distributed a treatise about breast surgery to prevent hereditary breast cancer risks. Dr. Jessica Gahm continues her involvement with scientific research at the Karolinska University Hospital. 

Dr. Gahm is a specialist in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery. She has developed a special interest in complicated breast revision surgeries following previous surgery with undesired outcomes. Regardless of the condition Dr. Gahm will focus on creating the best and the safest result for her patients. Dr. Gahm consults at Victoriaklinikens city clinic. Victoriakliniken is a world renowned clinic in the reconstructive and cosmetic surgery industry.


Disputation 2009 Karolinska Institutet, Forskningsämne: Plastikkirurgi

”Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction with implants”.


  1. Surgical Training and Standardised Management Guidelines Improved the 30-Day Complication Rate After Abdominoplasty for Massive Weight Loss. Swedenhammar E, Stark B, Hållstrand AH, Ehrström M, Gahm J. World J Surg. 2018 Jun;42(6):1647-1654. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4341-8. PMID: 29185021 [PubMed – in process] Free PMC Article
  2. Risk of recurrence and death in patients with breast cancer after delayed deep inferior epigastric perforator flap reconstruction. Adam H, Docherty Skogh AC, Edsander Nord Å, Schultz I, Gahm J, Hall P, Frisell J, Halle M, de Boniface J. Br J Surg. 2018 Apr 23. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10866. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 29683203 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]
  3. Breast sensibility after bilateral risk-reducing mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction; A prospective study. Gahm J, et al. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. Epub 2013 Aug 13.
  4. No differences in aesthetic outcome or patient satisfaction between anatomically shaped and round expandable implants in bilateral breast reconstructions: a randomized study. Gahm J, Edsander-Nord A, Jurell G, Wickman M. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Nov;126(5):1419-27.
  5. Bilateral prophylactic mastectomy in women with inherited risk of breast cancer-prevalence of pain and discomfort, impact on sexuality, quality of life and feelings of regret two years after surgery. Gahm J, Wickman M, Brandberg Y. Breast. 2010 Dec;19(6):462-9. Epub 2010 Jun 3.
  6. Patient satisfaction with aesthetic outcome after bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and immediate reconstruction with implants. Gahm J, Jurell G, Edsander-Nord A, Wickman M. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2010 Feb;63(2):332-8. Epub 2008 Dec 13
  7. Sensitivity after bilateral prophylactic mastectomy and immediate reconstruction. Gahm J, Jurell G, Wickman M, Hansson P. Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg. 2007;41(4):178-83



Specialist i Plastikkirurgi 2010, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset Solna

Läkarlegitimation 2002, Södersjukhuset

Läkarexamen maj 2000, Karolinska Institutet



2015- Biträdande Överläkare, Kliniken för Rekonstruktiv Plastikkirurgi, Karolinska

2011- 2015 Specialistläkare, Kliniken för Rekonstruktiv Plastikkirurgi, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset

2010-2011 Avdelningsläkare med Specialistkompetens, Kliniken för Rekonstruktiv Plastikkirurgi, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset

2006-2010 ST-läkare Kliniken för Rekonstruktiv Plastikkirurgi, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset

2002- 2006 ST-läkare Ortopedkliniken Södersjukhuset AB

2000- 2002 AT-läkare Södersjukhuset AB

2000- 2000 Underläkare Medicinkliniken Södersjukhuset AB

1999-1999 Underläkare Beroendeakuten Stockholm (BAS), S:t Görans sjukhus

Administrativa uppdrag

20110601 –
Schemaläggare för klinikens anställda läkare samt randtjänstgöringar på Kliniken för Rekonstruktiv plastikkirurgi, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset

Fackliga uppdrag

2012 –
Klinikombud Kliniken för Rekonstruktiv plastikkirurgi, Karolinska Universitetssjukhuset