Ivan Justan, MD, PhD

Ivan Justan, MD, PhD

Head of Cosmetic Surgery Department

Personal data:

  • Date of birth: 1976
  • Position: Senior Consultant for cosmetic surgery

Employment history:

  • 2011 – present: Plastic Surgeon – plastic and aesthetic surgery, arm and hand surgery, SurGal Clinic
  • 2003-2011: Physician and Lecturer, Department of Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, University Hospital St. Anna, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2010 – present: Consultant – plastic surgery and reconstructive hand surgery, Spinal Unit, Traumatology, Trauma Hospital, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2001-2003: Physician, Clinic of Paediatric Surgery, Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Brno, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2000-2001: Physician, Department of Oncology Surgery, Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute, Brno


  • 2008 - Postgraduate study, completing PhD., Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno
  • 2007 - Specialization - Plastic, Aesthetic and Hand Surgery, IPVZ, Prague
  • 2003 - Specialization – general surgery, IPVZ, Prague
  • 2000 – MD, Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University, Brno


  • 2009 - Microsurgical Workshop – 1st int. congress of young surgeons, Roma, Italy
  • 2007 - Training specialist, Braun Aeskulap Academy, Skin and tendon suture, Brno
  • 2006 - Teacher, Traumatology pre-specialization course, Plastic surgery, Brno
  • 2005 - Training specialist, International free flap course, Brno


  • Bronze Medal – Goteborg University, 2009
  • The Best Poster – European Congress of Hand Surgery FESSH, Poznan 2009


  • 2009 - National Centre of Reconstructive Hand Surgery in Tetraplegia, Department of Hand Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Göteborg, Sweden, Prof. J. Friden, PhD, 3 months
  • 2008 - Chirurgie Plastique et Reconstructrice de l´Appareil Locomoteur,   Hospital Jeanne d´Arc, Dommartin les Toul, Nancy, France, Prof. G. Dautel, 3 weeks
  • 2008 - Department of Hand, Microsurgery and Replantation, Unfallkrankenhaus Berlin, Germany, Priv. doz. Dr. A. Eisenschenk, 2 weeks
  • 2008 - Department of Plastic and Hand Surgery, Martin Luther Krankenhaus, Berlin, Germany, Doc. Dr. Dr. J.C.Bruck, 2 weeks
  • 2008 - Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Burn Surgery, Landesklinikum Niederoesterreich, St.Polten, Austria, Prim. F. Weyer, 2 weeks
  • 2007 - Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, Universita di Roma, la Sapienza, Roma, Italy, Prof. N. Scuderi, 1 week
  • 2007 - Centre for Burned Patient and Reconstructive Surgery, Faculty Hospital of Brno, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, Prof. Dr. P. Brychta, CSc., 2 months
  • 1998 - Department of Plastic Surgery, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark, 1 month


  • Justan I, Veselý J, Bistoni G.: Current opinion on the repair of flexor tendons of the hand. Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech. 2010 Feb;77(1):65-9.
  • Justan I: Tensile strength evaluation of 2- and 4-strand sutures in an tendon suture experimental model using 3 types of suture materials. Ortopedie 2010, 4.
  • Justan, I., Stupka, I., Vesely, J.: Vrozené vady ruky. In Poul, J. et al.: Dětská Ortopedie, Galen, 2009
  • Justan I, Bistoni G, Dvorak Z, Hyza P, Stupka I, Vesely J.: Evaluation of Early Dynamic Splinting versus Static Splinting for Patients with Transposition of the Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus to the Extensor Pollicis Longus. In Vivo. 2009 Sep-Oct;23(5):853-7.
  • Justan I., Plánka L.: Congenital pseudoarthrosis of tibia. Ortopedie 2009;3:121-126.
  • Justan I.: New type of skin suture-fully buried running mattress suture. J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2009 Jul 17.
  • Justan I, Poul J, Gal P, Bibrova S. : Options for correction of post-traumatic length discrepancies in forearm bones in children (case reports), Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech. 2004;71(6):373-8. Czech.
  • Justan I., Gál P.:Injuries of the fingernail area in childhood, Rozhl Chir. 2003 Jan;82(1):54-8. Czech.
  • Justan I., Stupka I., Vesely J.: Congenital deformities of the hand. In Poul J. et al.: Paediatric Orthopaedy, in press
  • Justan I., Hyza P., Stupka I., Vesely J.: Trauma of the hand in children. In Paediatric Surgery. In press.
  • Justan I., Poul J. : Restoration of postinfectious pseudoarthrosis of distal antebrachium, Úraz. Chir. 10, 2003, č.4, ISSN 1211-7080
  • Ranno R, Vesely J, Hyza P, Stupka I, Justan I, Dvorak Z, Monni N, Novak P, Ranno S. : Neo-phalloplasty with re-innervated latissimus dorsi free flap: a functional study of a novel technique. Acta Chir Plast. 2007;49(1):3-7.
  • Vesely J, Hyza P, Ranno R, Cigna E, Monni N, Stupka I, Justan I, Dvorak Z, Novak P, Ranno S. : New technique of total phalloplasty with reinnervated latissimus dorsi myocutaneous free flap in female-to-male transsexuals.
  • Ann Plast Surg. 2007 May;58(5):544-50.
  • Poul J, Vesely J, Gal P, Bajerova J, Justan I. :Treatment of congenital pseudarthrosis of tibia by vascularized fibular graft, Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech. 2006;73(1):10-7. Czech.
  • Vesely, J., Justan, I. Skin suture and local flaps. In: Čapov, I., Trubač, R. Chirurgická sutura, šicí materiály a techniky šití v chirurgii. IPVZ Praha, 2007
  • Drazan, L., Vesely, J., Hyza, P., Castagnetti, F., Stupka, I., Justan, I., Novak, P., Monni, N.Bilateral breast reconstruction with DIEP flaps: 4 years' experience.J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2008 Nov;61(11):1309-15. Epub 2007 Aug 17.
  • Králová, M., Justan, I.: Skin cancer in Vesely, J., et al.: Plastic Surgery. Skripta, Brno, 2008.


  • Justan I, Z. Dvorak, K. Jerabkova, P. Hyza, I. Stupka, J. de la Camara de las Heras, J. Vesely: Evaluation of Patients´ Questionnairies Concerning Socioeconomic Status After Finger Replantation. Eur Surg Res. 2009; 43(2):80-81.
  • Justan I, J. de la Camara de las Heras: New Type of Skin Suture – “Fully Buried Running Mattress Suture” – 2 Years Follow- Up. Eur Surg Res. 2009;43(2):138
  • Justan I, Z. Dvorak, P. Hyza, I. Stupka, G. Bistoni, J. Vesely: Does the ECRL-to-EPL Transfer Influence a Hand Function: 2 Years Follow-Up Study. Eur Surg Res. 2009;43(2):139
  • Justan I, F. Tichy, P. Slavicek Mgr, G. Bistoni: New Type of Plasma Knife and Its Effect on Thermal Damage in Biological Tissue and Subsequent Regeneration. Eur Surg Res. 2009;43(2):190
  • Justan I: Comparison of Suture Material Properties in an Experimental Model of a Hand. Flexor Tendon. Eur Surg Res. 2009;43(2):191
  • Justan I, L. Cernohorska, Z. Dvorak, P. Slavicek Mgr, G. Bistoni: New Type of Plasma Discharge and Its Effect on Microbial Growth of Different Microbial Population in Time. Eur Surg Res. 2009;43(2):191