Plastic and reconstructive surgeons, Orthopaedic traumatologists
consultations since the start of clinical practice
different orthopaedic surgeries since the start of clinical practice
Dr Tutkus specialises in shoulder and knee joint surgery. He is a recognised expert in his field in Lithuania. Dr Tutkus was a student of Dr Vitkus, the founder of microsurgery in Lithuania.
Dr Tutkus has been awarded the Lithuanian National Prize for his achievements in the field of microsurgery.
Dr Tutkus diagnoses and treats the following illnesses
- Ligament stretch and tears
- Torn meniscus
- Joint injuries
- Knee, shoulder injuries etc.
Tests and procedures most frequently ordered or performed
- Magnetic Resonance Tomography (MRT)
- Laboratory tests
- Physiotherapy procedures
- Kinesiotherapy procedures
Patients about doctor
1974–1980 Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine, specialty of medicine.
1980–1981 Šiauliai Republican Hospital, internship of surgery.
Position of doctor orthopaedic traumatologist held since 1983.
Position of surgeon in the plastic and reconstructive surgery field held since 1985.
Since 2005, Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Centre, the plastic and reconstructive surgeon.
Since 1985, Vilnius University Hospital Santariškių Clinics, Central Department, Unit of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the plastic and reconstructive surgeon.
In 1990 together with doctor J. Baldwin (USA) for the first time in Lithuania performed knee joint arthroscopic surgery and arthroscopic knee joint anterior cruciate ligament plastic.
Courses and internships related to plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedics and traumatology, arthroscopic surgery and other subjects.
1982 – Neurosurgery, Vilnius University, Doctor Training Faculty, Vilnius (Lithuania).
1985 – Orthopaedic traumatology specialization, Doctor Training Institute of Kiev (Ukraine).
1992 – Arthroscopic surgery, Böbingen City Clinic, Böbingen (Germany).
1992 – Arthroscopic knee joint surgery, Portland Knee Joint Clinic, Portland (USA).
1996 – Arthroscopic surgery, Arhus University Hospital, Arhus (Denmark).
2000 – Orthopaedic traumatology, plastic reconstructive surgery, Diakonie Hospital, Rothenburg (Germany).
2000 – Shoulder joint surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, Vilnius University, Doctor Training Faculty, Vilnius (Lithuania).
2000 – Shoulder joint arthroscopic surgery, Orthopaedist Professional Development Centre, Chicago (USA).
2000 – Shoulder arthroscopic surgery, Villach (Austria).
1981–1982 Šiauliai School of Medicine, Surgery teacher.
Numerous scientific presentations and publications on plastic and reconstructive surgery, orthopaedics and traumatology, arthroscopic surgery and other subjects.
Member of the Ethics Commission of Lithuanian Society of Plastic Surgeons, the Ethics Committee of Lithuanian Medical Staff, the Lithuanian Society of Traumatologists Orthopaedists, the Lithuanian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, the European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy (ESSKA) and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS).
Received the Lithuanian National Premium Award for achievements in the field of development of microsurgery.