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Jaroslav Spatenka

Personal Data

Jaroslav Spatenka


Born:
18. August 1945, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC

Family status:
Married since 1975 with Eliska SPATENKOVA, born Kacenova

Children:
Jan, Stepan and Olga

Position:
Consultant Cardiovascular Surgeon
Head, Transplant Center
Medical Director of Cardiovascular Tissue Bank
University Hospital Motol
V Uvalu 84, 150 06 Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC
Phone: +420 224 433 000
FAX: +420 257 221 056
e-mail: spatenka@eatb.cz

Resident:
Belohorska 107/2068, 169 00 Prague 6 - Brevnov



Education

  • 1969 - Graduated: Faculty of General Medicine, Charles University Prague
  • 1977 - Board Certificate in General Surgery - 1st degree
  • 1979 - Board Certificate in General Surgery - 2nd degree
  • 1989 - Scientific degree CSc. ( = PhD)
  • 1993 - Board Certificate in Cardiac Surgery


Postdoctoral Career

  • 1969 – 1976 – University Department of General Surgery, Prague (SHO, Registrar)
  • 1976 – 1977 - University Department of Pediatric Surgery, Prague (Registrar)
  • 1977 – 1989 – Department of Pediatric Cardiac Surgery (Registrar, Consultant, Vice-chief)
  • 1989 – 1990 - Harefield Hospital, Harefield, Middlesex, UK - Research Registrar to Professor Sir Magdi YACOUB
  • 1991 – by now - Transplant Center, University Hospital Motol, Prague 5, Head
  • 1992 – by now - Medical Director of Cardiovascular Tissue Bank
  • 1994 – by now - Department of Cardiac Surgery (for adults), (Part time Consultant)


Objective of Professional & Scientific Interest

  • Vascular surgery & surgical aspects of thromboembolic disease since graduation, cardiac surgery since 1977
  • Organization, legal and ethical aspects of organ transplants since 1979
  • Surgical aspects of organ and tissue transplants
  • Pediatric kidney transplantation since 1979
  • Allograft heart valves since 1980, first visit to UK (via British Council) 1982, met Mr. Donald ROSS, and started to work according to his protocols.
  • Multiorgan harvesting and organ preservation, heart, heart & lungs, lung transplants, since 1989


Presentation activities

132 articles in Czech (mainly) and international journals, co-author of 12 monographies (11 Czech, 1 English), 364 oral presentations (local & international congresses)



Membership & activities in international / national professional associations

EATB (European Association of Tissue Banks), ESOT (European Society for Organ Transplantation), SHVD (Society for Heart Valve Disease), IPTA (International Pediatric Transplant Association), Donald Ross Surgical Society

CLSJEP (Czech Medical Society of Jan Evangelista Purkynje), CCHS (Czech Surgical Society), CSKVCH (Czech Society of Cardiovascular Surgery), CKS (Czech Society of Cardiology), CPS (Czech Society of Pediatrics), CSEPN (Czech Society for Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition), Member of the Executive Committee of CTS (Czech Transplant Society)



EATB Offices / Services

President of the 13th International EATB Congress, Prague 2004
Treasurer since 2005