The Buda Health Center is one of the leading private institutions of Budapest offering its patients personalized comprehensive health care.

Magyar

Romics, Imre, MD, Prof.h.c., Ph.D., D.Sc.

Medical specialty

  • Urology
  • Uro-oncology

Professional experience

  • 1968 – : Semmelweis University, Budapest
    • Institute of Pathophysiology
      • 1971 – 1974: Assistant Professor
    • 1974 – : Urological Department
      • 1974 – 1992: Assistant Professor
      • 1992 – 1995: Associate Professor
      • 1997 – 2012: Chairman and Professor
      • 2012 – 2017: Professor
      • 2017 – : Professor emeritus
  • 1986 – 1988, 1991: Department of Urology, St. Agnes Hospital, Bocholt, North-Germany
    • 1986 – 1988, 1991: Deputy chief
  • 1995 – 1997: National Institute of Rheumatology and Physiotherapy, Budapest
    • Head of Department of Urology
  • 2019 – : Buda Health Center

Education and qualifications

  • 1971: Faculty of Medicine, M.D. – Semmelweis University, Budapest
  • 1975: qualifying exam in laboratory examinations
  • 1978: qualifying exam in urology
  • 1985: Ph.D.
  • 1994: Qualification for professorship (Habilitation)
  • 1995: Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1997: professor, Semmelweis University
  • 2010: qualifying exam in oncology

Language skills

  • English
  • German

Professional and society membership

  • 1981 – : Hungarian Society of Urology
    • 1991 – 2016: Member of Executive Committee
  • 1981 – : Hungarian Cancer Society
  • 1983 – 1995: European Association for Cancer Research
  • 1989 – 2014: American Urological Association
    • International member
  • 1993 – : Semmelweis University
    • 2000 – 2004, 2010 – 2014: President of the Advisory, Board of Minister
    • 2007 – 2013: Member of Senate of Semmelweis University
    • 2014 – : Semmelweis Memorial Committee
  • 1994 – : European Society of Urology
    • 1998 – 2004: Scholarship Committee
      • Member
    • 2000 – : Historical Committee
      • Member
    • 2004 – : European School of Urology
      • Member of Board
  • 1995 – 2000: Competition Jury Committee Member, National Scientific Research Base (OTKA)
  • 1995 – 2012: Societe International d’Urologie
    • National delegate
  • 1996 – : Hungarian Academy of Sciences
    • 1992 – 1996: Urology and Nephrology Committee
    • 1996 – 2001, 2008 – : Department of Medicine, Member of Qualification Committee
    • 2004 – 2010: General Assembly Representative
    • 2012 – : Medical History Work Committee
  • 2000: Romanian Association of Urology
    • Honorary member
  • 2002: Slovak Urological Society
    • Honorary member
  • 2003: J. Strossmayer University honoris causa professor (Osijek, Croatia)
  • 2004 – : Member of Gróf Miklós Imre Foundation
  • 2005 – : Polish Urology Association
    • Honorary member
  • 2005 – : Czech Urological Society
    • Honorary member
  • 2005 – : Association of Academic European Urologists
    • Member
    • 2010: President
  • 2007 – 2012: German Society of Urology „West-Ost” Committee
    • Hungarian representative
  • 2007 – : Hungarian Association of Medical History
  • 2007: University of Targu Mures, honoris causa professor, Romania
  • 2009: German Society of Urology
    • Honorary member

Scientific activity

  • Awards
    • 1990: Markusovszky award
    • 1999: „Akadémia Kiadó” Award (Award of Publishing House of the Hungarian Scientific Academy)
    • 2005: Batthyány-Strattmann Award
    • 2007: Markusovszky Award
    • 2008: Charles Simonyi Research Scholarship
    • 2010: Gróf Mikó Imre Medallion
    • 2011: Pro Universitas Award (Semmelweis University)
    • 2011: Genersich Award
    • 2012: Grand Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit (state award)
    • 2014: Semmelweis Award (Semmelweis University)
    • 2015: ESOU (European Society of Oncological Urology) Achievement Award
    • 2016: MOTESZ-Award
  • Editoral committee memberships
    • 1998 – 2016: International Urology and Nephrology, USA
    • 2004 – 2014: „Uroonkológia”
      • Editor in chief
    • 2004 – 2012: British Journal of Urology International
    • 2004 – 2010: EAU Today Editoral Committee
    • 2005 – : „Klinická Urológia” (Slovakia)
    • 2005 – : Focus Medicinae, Hungary
    • 2005 – : Revista Romana de Urologie, Romania
    • 2006 – : Canadian Journal of Urology
    • 2006 – : „Orvosi Hetilap”, Hungary
    • 2006 – 2012: Lege Artis Medicinae, Hungary
    • 2008 – : Medicinski Vjesnik, Croatia
    • 2020 – : Semmelweis University
      • Editor in chief
  • Foreign publications
    • 1975: Dresden, GDR (Germany)
    • 1978: Prague, Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)
    • 1981: Moscow, Soviet Union (Russia)
    • 1996: Helsinki, Finland
  • Visiting professor
    • Kosice, Slovakia
    • Osijek, Croatia
    • Targu Mures, Romania
    • Vienna, Austria
    • Zagreb, Croatia
  • Scientific activity
    • Operative experiences: more than 10 000 operations
    • Contribution and publications: 505
    • Presentations at congresses: 823
    • Books: 21
    • Chapter in books: 105
    • Citation: 1404
    • Independent citation: 1188
    • Hirsch index: 23
    • Impact factor: 169.202
  • Literature
    • „Lélektől Lélekig” („From soul to soul”)
      Gábor Koltay talks with Imre Romics
      Kairosz publisher 2012

    • „Lélektől Lélelkig” („From soul to soul”)
      Imre Romics, MD urologist professor’s portrait a movie by Gábor Koltay
      Sacrafilm 2012
      (youtube)


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