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

Magyar

Date of birth: July 12, 1951 (Budapest, Hungary)
Married, six children (Péter, Tamás, Dorottya, Anna, Bálint , Melinda), six grandchildren
Wife: Erika Litkey

1. Academic / Professional

1969 Graduated from High School (Teleki Blanka Gimnázium, Budapest)
1970 - 1973 Military Service (Border patrol)
1973 - 1979 Undergraduate Studies - Semmelweis University School of Medicine, Budapest
1979 Medical Diploma - graduated from Semmelweis University School of Medicine, Budapest
1979 - 1986 Resident (St. John's Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics, Budapest)
1983 Specialty Examination - Orthopaedics (honors)
1985 - 1993 Fellowships (Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States, Italy, Japan)
1987 - 2005 Assistant Professor - Semmelweis University of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics, Budapest
1988 - 2005 Head of the Department of Spinal Surgery, Semmelweis University of Medicine (Hungary)
1989 - present Member of the Academy of Orthopaedics (Hungary)
1989 - present Member of the Board of the Hungarian Orthopaedic Society
1993 - present Member of the Presidency of the Hungarian Spine Society
1995 - 1999 Member of the Academy of Neurosurgery (Hungary)
1995 - 2000 Member of the Government Highest Health Ethical Committee
1996 - 1998 President (Hungarian Spine Society)
1996 - present Director (National Center for Spinal Disorders, Budapest)
2000 - present Director (Buda Health Center, Budapest)
2004 - 2006 President ("Spine Experts of South-East Europe")
2005 - 2008 President (Hungarian Orthopedic Society)
2010 – 2015 Chairman (Hungarian Chapter, AOSpine Intl.)
2010 –2013 Member of the Educational Commettee (European Spine Society)
2010 - present Chairman of the Medical Committee of the Hungarian Football Fed.
2013 Medal of Honor of Hungary
2014 – present Editor in Chief (Hungarian Spine Journal)
2015 - present President (2nd term) Hungarian Spine Society
2016 Honorary Citizen of Budapest
2016 MOMOT Prize for lifetime achievement in medicine
2016 Hungarian Orthop Society Prize for lifetime achievement in spine surgery

2. Scientific Publications/Research/Memberships

Books: 3
Book chapters: 14
Articles: 106
Member of Hungarian professional associations: 7
Member of international professional associations: 6
Honorary member of non-Hungarian professional associations: 7
Patents: 22
Publications: 106 (www.researchgate.com)
Impact points: 164,22

Editorial Board Member

European Spine Journal
Asian Spine Journal
Global Spine Journal
Russian Spine Journal

Founding Editor-in-Chief

Hungarian Spine Journal (2014)

Research grants (running)

National (NCSD): 13
International: 11

(Including European Union FP7 „GENODISC” 2008-2013 and „MYSPINE„ 2010-2014)

Social activities (www.bhc.hu)

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