Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Head prof. Rytis Rimdeika, MD, PhD
Address: Eivenių Str. 2, LT-50161, Kaunas 
Phone: +37037326108, +37037326853
E-mail: plastines.chirurgijos.klinika@kaunoklinikos.lt 

Department has more than 40 years of experience in the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. For many years Department served as a Lithuanian National Burn Centre where the most severe burn injuries were referred to treat as in-patients. Initially designated to reconstructive surgery of burns Unit evolved to the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery with full spectrum of reconstructive surgical procedures, educational and research activities.
Department employs one professor, three lecturers and 6 assistants currently enrolled in doctoral studies at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. Various (surgery and therapeutic) specialization residents reside at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery for a period of 1 or 2 months.

The Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department maintains relations with the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department of Swedish University of Linkoping, the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department of UK South Manchester University Hospital, the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery department of Tampere University Hospital of Finland, Surgery department and Centre of Microsurgery of Minsk University hospital of Belorussia, the Surgery department of Gomel University Hospital of Belorussia, the State Plastic and Reconstructive Microsurgery clinic of Latvia and Brucu Clinic, the Wroclaw Plastic and Wound surgery Centre of Poland.

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