Assoc. prof., MD
Allergologists and clinical immunologists , Pulmonologists
II 8.00 a.m.-2.00 p.m..
in medical practice
consultations during the medical career
Audra Blažienė consults adults and children on all allergic, immunodeficiency diseases. On pulmonary diseases consults only adults.
She was one of the first doctors in Lithuania to use the innovative immunotherapy method (ASIT) for treatment of allergic diseases.
Dr Blažienė has gained extensive practical experience working at Santara Clinics, Vilnius University hospital, one of the biggest medical facilities in Lithuania. She has completed traineeships at a Harvard-affiliated hospital (Boston, US), Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (Chicago, US), National Heart and Lung Institute (London, UK), and Allergology Clinic at Lund University hospital (Lund, Sweden).
She also is an associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
Audra Blažienė is a member of the major professional societies in Lithuania, Europe, and America. She is Lithuania’s representative for allergology and clinical immunology in the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), which represents 1.4 million professionals.
Dr Blažienė diagnoses and treats the following diseases
- Atopic dermatitis
- Allergic contact dermatitis
- Hives (urticaria)
- Food allergy
- Allergic rhinitis (runny nose)
- Allergic (bronchial) asthma
- Allergic conjunctivitis
- Pneumonitis (lung inflammation)
- Angioedema (swelling)
- Hay fever
Tests and procedures most frequently ordered or performed
- Skin prick test
- Patch test
- Nasal smear test
- Specific immunoglobulin E (IgE) blood test
- Allergen-specific immunotherapy (ASIT)
Patients about doctor
1981 – Medical speciality at the Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
1987 – Doctor of Medicine at Vilnius University.
1993 – Docent at Vilnius University.
Professional experience of doctor allergist-clinical immunologist, pulmonologist since 1993.
From 1997, Head of Allergology Center of JSC “SK Impeks Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Center” and doctor allergist-clinical immunologist, pulmonologist.
From 1993, Docent at Pulmonology Clinics. Docent-consultant at Pulmonology and Allergology Center of Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Clinics.
1991–1992 – Chief Assistant at Clinics of Internal Diseases of Vilnius University.
1988–1991 – Assistant at Clinics of Internal Diseases of Vilnius University.
1981–1988 – Research collaborator at Vilnius University.
Allergist-clinical immunologist, pulmonologist.
Permanent trainings, courses and conferences on professional topics in Lithuania and abroad (Moscow, Kiev, London, Barcelona, USA, Estonia, Berlin, Portugal, Stockholm and etc.)
Lecturer of Pulmonology and Allergology, teaching students and doctors-specialists at the Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
Coordinator and Head of Allergology and Residency of Clinical Immunology.
Commissioner of final medical examination.
Executive Secretary at the examination of clinical medical practice.
Several dozen articles have been published on professional topic in scientific and specialised journals.
Member of Lithuanian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Lithuanian Society of Pulmonology and Allergy and Lithuanian Society of Immunology.
Member of European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
The American Academy of Allergology, Asthma and Immunology.
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, as well as European Respiratory Society.
An expert of Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation.
A member of Editorial Board of such journals as “Medical Theory and Practice” and “The Art of Healing”.
Reading, travelling, cycling, being out in nature.