consultations during his medical career
Giedrius Bernotavičius consults children and treats all disorders of their locomotor system, various injuries, congenital and acquired pathologies, as well as congenital hip dislocation, spine deformities, orthopaedic leg anomalies. He specializes in the diagnostics and treatment of spine deformities, hip joint pathologies, and limb deformities. Dr Bernotavičius performs surgeries and carries out hip joint ultrasound in newborns.
Giedrius Bernotavičius is the head of the Orthopaedics-Traumatology Department at one of the largest hospitals in Lithuania, Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos.
He continues his professional development in Lithuania and abroad (USA, UK, Finland, Denmark, Turkey).
Dr Bernotavičius has (co-)published more than 10 scientific articles and is a member of several professional societies.
1997-2003 – doctor, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine.
2003-2004 – medical doctor, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine.
2004-2007 – residency in orthopaedics and traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Kaunas University of Medicine.
2007-2009 – continued residency in orthopaedics and traumatology, Vilnius University.
2017 – defended his dissertation titled ‘Clinical and radiological prognostic factors in achieving a balanced correction in patients with Lenke type I AIS’.
2017-present – paediatric orthopaedist-traumatologist, Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Centre.
2009-present – paediatric orthopaedist-traumatologist, Department of Orthopaedics, Children’s Hospital, Affiliate of Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos.
2007-2009 – assistant doctor, Department of Emergency Traumatology, Vilnius Emergency University Hospital.
2003-2005 – assistant doctor, Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Hospital of Jonava.
2017 – Children’s Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
2015 – Shriners Hospitals for Children, Philadelphia, USA.
2014 – Centre of Spine Surgery, Aarhus, Denmark.
2014 – Hacettepe University Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
2013 – Turku University Hospital, Finland.
2009 – courses ‘Treatment of spinal deformities’, Poland.
2009 – courses ‘Surgical treatment of spinal deformities’, the Netherlands.
2003 – 4-month training under the EU mobility project Leonardo da Vinci, ‘Example of the Lithuanian medical residents’, Aarhus, Denmark.
Lecturer at the Clinic of Gastroenterology, Nephrourology and Surgery, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
(Co-)author of more than 10 scientific articles. Topics: scoliosis and its treatment, bone deformities, etc. Gives presentations at scientific conferences.
Member of the Lithuanian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and member of the council of the Lithuanian Society of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology.