Prof. Samalavičius performs the full range of coloproctology procedures and surgery. His experience in coloproctology is one of the most extensive in the country. He uses the most advanced medical technologies that are available in Lithuania, including robots. He has had residencies in a number of world-renowned clinics.
Prof. Samalavičius has given numerous lectures in his field of expertise in the Lithuanian and English languages, and is the author of several hundred scientific reports, articles and theses in Lithuanian as well as in English. He is President of the Lithuanian Society of Coloproctologists and President of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons (2020-2022).
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Professor of Vilnius University, Habilitated Doctor of Medical Sciences
1984-1990 Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, clinical medicine
1990-1994 Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, general surgery residency
Since 2007 UAB SK Impeks Medical Diagnostic Centre, abdominal surgeon, coloproctologist.
Since 2005 Vilnius University Institute of Oncology, Head of Surgery Clinic, senior researcher, abdominal surgeon.
2002-2005 Vilnius University, Raudonojo Kryžiaus Hospital, Surgery Department, head of Coloproctology Unit.
1993-2005 Vilnius University, Raudonojo Kryžiaus Hospital, Surgery and Endoscopy Department, surgeon and endoscopist.
1990-1994 Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, general surgery residency.
General surgery and abdominal surgery doctor licences.
Coloproctology and endoscopy certificates.
Prof. Samalavičius continues his professional development by attending residencies, scientific conferences and symposiums.
2005-2007 Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, Clinic of Gastroenterology, Nephrourology and Surgery, lecturer.
2007-2008 Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, Clinic of Internal Diseases, Family Medicine and Oncology, Associate Professor
From 2008 - Professor.
Prof. Samalavičius has given numerous lectures in his field of expertise in the Lithuanian and English languages, and is the author of several hundred scientific reports, articles and theses in Lithuanian as well as in English.
Samalavičius NE. Chapter “Most common anorectal disorders” p. 251-73, co-author in the book “Clinical Gastroenterology”. Medicine News, Vilnius, 2002, author.
Member and Member of the Board of Vilnius Association of Surgeons.
Member of the Lithuanian Society of Endoscopy.
The Leeds Castle Polyposis Group Responsible for Lithuania.
Member of the Lithuanian Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery.
Member and President (2002-2005, 2005-2008, 2008) of the Lithuanian Society of Coloproctology.
Member of the Lithuanian Association of Gastroenterology.
Member of INSIGHT.
Member of the European Society of Coloproctology.
Fellow of the UICC.
Member and Regional Vice-President for Lithuania of the International Society of University Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Associate Director of International Advisory Affairs on the Executive Board for 2006-2008 of the International Society of the University Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Vilnius University, 1999. Doctoral thesis “Familial adenomatous polyposis and its treatment in Lithuania” defended.
Vilnius University, 2006. The habilitation procedure “Surgical treatment optimization in the treatment of the large intestine and anal diseases”.
Young investigator award: travelling grant. 10000 Belgian Francs. 9th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology, ESSO 98, June 3-6, 1998, Lausanne, Switzerland. Selection criteria: Surgical treatment of the familial adenomatous polyposis of patients in Lithuania.
Young investigator award: 1000 GB Pounds (Leeds Castle Polyposis Group, St. Marks Hospital, London, UK). 2nd joined meeting of ICG-HNPCC (International Collaborative Group on HNPCC) and LCPG (Leeds Castle Polyposis Group), March 1-6, 1999, Melbourne and Lorne, Australia. Selection criteria - abstracts: a) Establishment of the Lithuanian Polyposis Register; b) Congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium in patients with FAP.
2003 International Society of Surgery Foundation Travel Scholar Award: 4000 US Dollars. International Society of Surgery meeting International Surgical Week in Bangkok, Thailand, August 24-28, 2003 (meeting cancelled to South Africa in 2005, awarded during International Surgical week ISW 2005, 41st World Congress of Surgery of ISS/SIC, 21-25 August 2005, Durban, South Africa). Selection criteria – CV.
International Union Against Cancer, UICC Grant, ICRETT No. 73, Year 2004, Project title: “Reconstructive proctocolectomy with ileal-J -pouch anal anastomosis for patients with familial adenomatous polyposis “. Project carried out at the Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 14114 Tehran, Iran.
European School of Oncology fellowship in memory of Orazio Rudello (1000 EU) for the participation in Colorectal Cancer Conference in London, 2-3 December 2005.
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons fellowship for 2006, 6000 US dollars. Fellowship for 4 weeks in June 2006: ASCRS meeting in Seattle, USA (June 3-7, 2006); Department of Colorectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA (June 9-21, 2006); Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (June 22-30, 2006).
Music, fiction books, Asian travel, motorcycles.