Vladimir Cerny, MD, PhD

Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Hradec Králové, CZ-50005 Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Vladimir Cerny received his M.D. degree in 1985. His basic specialty is anesthesiology and intensive care. In 2000, he became Fellow of American College of Critical Care Medicine. From 1995-2013, he has served as a head of department at Charles University of Prague University Hospital Hradec Kralove. He has also spent several years at consultant position in USA, Saudi Arabia and Canada. Today, he serves in several professional bodies nationally and internationally as well, including Chairman of Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care, J.E. Purkinje University, Masaryk Hospital, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic; Senior researcher of Department of Research and Development, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic; Adjunct Professor of Department of Anesthesia, Pain Management and Perioperative Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.  

He has served as a president of the Czech Society of Intensive Care Medicine for three terms. He currently serves as the 1st vice president of the Czech Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care and a member of European Board of Anesthesiology. He is active in research focusing on trauma bleeding, microcirculation and the role of glycocalyx in anesthesia (current H-index is 14).