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Virgilijus Tarutis | Kids cardiac surgeon

Virgilijus Tarutis | Kids cardiac surgeon

Virgilijus Tarutis | Kids cardiac surgeon

Education:

1980 - 1986     Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine, graduated as Medical Doctor.

1999 - Training course in pediatric heart surgery in Wessex Cardiac Surgery Centre.

2000; 2002 - Training course in pediatric heart surgery in Kiel University Cardiac and Vascular Surgery Centre.

2011 – Training course in heart surgery centre of Children hospital of Philadelphia.

Maintained Doctoral dissertation: „ Less invasive surgery of congenital heart defects. Evaluation of ASD‘s an VSD‘s surgical treatment“.

Professional experience:

Specialized pediatric cardiac surgeon.  Patients include wide spectrum of congenital heart defects from newborns to grown-ups with CHD and heart transplantation.  Case load is around 120 /year.

1986 – to date:  cardiac surgeon  in Vilnius University Heart Surgery Centre.

1988 – 2006 -  intensive care doctor (part time) in pediatric intensive care unit of Vilnius University Heart surgery Centre

2007 – 2009 - Locum Consultant Cardiac Surgeon in Wessex Cardiac Surgery Centre (Southampton, UK)

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