Rytis Rimdeika

Professor of Surgery, MD, PhD





Present professional position

2005 till now: Professor at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuania
2001 till now: The Head of Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Kaunas Medical University Hospital, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas LT-50009, Lithuania

Academic Education and Training

Education at University/Medical School Level:
Medicine: 1984 - 1990: Kaunas University of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania (MD)
Residency of Surgery: 1990 - 1993: Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania (MD, general surgeon)
Qualification of Plastic Surgery: 1993 - 1997: Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania (MD, plastic surgeon)
PhD Studies: 1997-1999: Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania PhD

Details of Medical License, Certification, etc.:
Licence of Plastic Surgery, No. MPL-01530
Licence of General Surgery, No.MPL-04599

Post Graduate studies:
1994: Postgraduate studies at Moscow Wishnevsky Institute, Russia;
1994: Apprenticeship at Dutch Skin bank and Beverwijk Red Cross Hospital, The Netherlands
1999: Apprenticeship at Linkoping University Hospital, Sweden;
1999: Apprenticeship at Bochum University, Germany;
2002: Postgraduate studies at Vilnius University, Lithuania;

Previous Employments and relevant Professional Experience

Previous Positions:

Since 1990 surgeon at Kaunas University Hospital, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
1996 - 2002: Assistant Professor at Kaunas University of Medicine, Kaunas, Lithuania
2002 - 2002: Senior Assistant Professor at Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
2002 - 2005: Associate Professor at Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
2007 -2012 : Hospital Director for Surgery, Kaunas Medical University Hospital, Eiveniu 2, Kaunas LT-50009, Lithuania
1998-2012 Participation in more than 20 clinical trials and research studies, Principal Investigator, Investigator.

Recent Publications

36 publications cited in Medline (Pubmed) (Plastic Surgery, Wound Management, Burn Surgery, Hand Surgery)

Memberships

LWMA, Lithuanian Wound Management Association, President
LSPRS, Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, member and EC member
EBA, European Burns Association, member
ISBI, International Society for Burn Injuries, member, member of prevention committee
ESPRAS, European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aestetic Surgery, ExCo member, National Delegate
EWMA, European Wound management Association, council member 2009-2015