Jiri Jerabek, MD, PhD

Weight Loss Surgery Department

Personal Data:

  • Date of birth: 1971
  • Language Skills: English, Russian, German
  • Head Physician of Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Education:

  • 1990 – 1996: Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University Brno
  • 1999: Specialization I. degree – General Surgery                          
  • 2005: Specialization II. degree – General Surgery
  • 2011: University degree PhD

Employment History:

  • 1996–1999:  Department of Surgery, Hospital in Nový Jičín
  • 1999–2002: Department of Surgery, Hospital in Ivančice
  • 2002–2006: II. Department of Surgery, St. Anne's University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University Brno
  • since 2002: Surgical consultant for private healthcare facilities Top Health Moravia, Brno
  • 2004–2006: Head Physician of Hernia Centre of  St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno
  • since 2006: : I. Department of Surgery, St. Anne's University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University Brno
  • since 2006: Head Physician of Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery of  St. Anne's University Hospital in Brno
  • since 2003: Lecturer at Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University Brno
  • 2005–2006: Expert guarantor and supervisor of Postgraduate courses of laparoscopic inguinal hernia and incisional hernia repair (II. Department of Surgery)
  • 2008–2010: Expert guarantor and supervisor of Postgraduate courses of glue fixation of mesh in laparoscopic hernia repair (I. Department of Surgery)
  • since Sept 2014: Head Physician of Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Focus, Specialization:

  • General surgery in full with focus on minimally invasive techniques
  • Laparoscopic surgery - the entire spectrum of diagnoses: from gall bladder surgery, appendectomy, hernia, after colorectal surgery (intestinal resection), gastric surgery (resection, fundoplication, sleeve gastrectomy, gastric plication, gastric banding) to spleen, adrenal and kidney surgery
  • Since 2006 robotic surgery  at I. Department of Surgery, St. Anne's University Hospital and Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University Brno  - operations with DaVinci robotic system on patients with diseases of the intestines, stomach and adrenal glands
  • Research and operational solutions of inguinal hernias and incisional hernias (research within the doctoral thesis "Study and evaluation of the biomechanical properties of different types of polypropylene surgical meshes" 2010)
  • Extensive publication activities

Membership in Professional Societies:

  • Czech Surgical Society (CSS)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Section of CSS
  • Bariatric Surgery Section of CSS
  • IFSO (The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders)
  • EHS (The European Hernia Society)
  • EAES (The European Association for Endoscopic Surgery)

Internships:

  • London, Mestre, New York, Paris, Lyon and other

Diplomas and Certificates:

  • 2004: License of Czech Medical Chamber to carry private medical practice and provide consultancy services in the field of surgery