Ditlev graduated from the University of Copenhagen as a medical doctor in 2012. He has worked five years as a clinical doctor. In his clinical career, Ditlev has mostly worked within internal medicine. He has completed two years of the five-year training programme to become a medical specialist in Gastroenterology and Hepathology. He is currently working full time at Rigshospitalet as part of his training programme.
Ditlev does research in alcoholic liver disease from a clinical perspective. The focus is on non-invasive markers of disease progression.