Peter Kirkegaard

Dr. Peter Roy Kirkegaard, MD, GDBA, POMM is a senior consultant and medical staff specialist at the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Nykoebing Falster Hospital, University of Southern Denmark (SDU).

He got his medical degree at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He has been working at 3 University Hospitals in Copenhagen and been consulting in several private clinics in the Greater area of Copenhagen. After finishing his specialist education, he dedicated his time in Lean Healthcare – to minimize waste with ongoing process improvement and was appointed CMO at the Department of Anaesthesiology in the Hospital of Naestved and Ringsted, Region Zaeland. He continued this focus and supported the foundation of The Safe Brain Initiative in 2017 to optimize patient related outcomes in addition to “Lean” management.

He is a published researcher and has extensive teaching experience both national and international.