ENT Surgeon Justinas Vaitkus

Dr. Justinas Vaitkus ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeon

Provides consultations for ear, nose and throat (ENT) issues, performs all common ENT surgeries, with specialisation in nasal, synus and endoscopic surgery and treatment of skull base tumours. Initiator of endoscopic ear surgery in Kaunas 

Had training in Germany, Poland, Italy, USA

Contributions made to the Clarivate Analytics Web of Science

Member of the European Rhinology Society

Member of the Association of ENT Physicians in Lithuania 

 

Professional education

  • 2017 – 2021: PhD in Medical Sciences, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. Doctoral Thesis: Local Inflammatory Markers Expression in Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyposis 
  • 2014 – 2017: otolaryngology residency, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Doctor-Otolaryngologist qualification acquired 
  • 2007 – 2014: MA in Medical Sciences, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Medical Doctor qualification acquired 
Professional activities
  • Since 2018: Lecturer, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences 
  • 2017 – 2018: Assistant, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences 
  • Since 2017: Doctor – Otolaryngologist at Šiauliai Hospital
  • Since 2017: Doctor – Otolaryngologist at the ENT Department of Kauno Klinikos Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences 
  • 2014 – 2017: Doctor – assistant, Šiauliai Hospital 

Professional training 

  • 2018: Traineeship at the ENT Clinic of Harvard University Hospital: Ear and Lateral Skull Base Surgery. MEEI, Boston, USA
  • 2017: Endoscopic Ear Sinuses and Skull Base Surgery: a Hands-on Course (PART 1 and 2 Second endoscopic sinuses and anterior skull base surgery) Kaunas, Lietuva
  • 2016: International practical courses Basic and Advanced Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Course: Open and Endoscopic Cadaver Dissection Techniques and Live Surgery, Verona, Italy
  • 2016: International practical courses International Hands-on Courses on Ear Surgery, Milan, Italy
  • 2016: International practical courses Hand-on course on new endoscopic approaches to lateral skull base, inner ear and cerebello-pontine angle, Verona, Italy 
  • 2016: International practical courses Rhinology and Skull Base Course, International practical courses Rhinoplasty Course, Philadelphia, USA 
  • 2016: International practical courses: Endoscopic Surgery of the Sinuses, Eustachian Tube and Ear. Boston, USA
  • Traineeship at the ENT clinic of Modena University. Topic: Endoscopic ear surgery, Modena, Italy
Scientific activities
  • Endoscopic ear surgery: A case series // 5th Lithuanian – Polish ENT Congress : 13th-15th June, 2019 Druskininkai, Lithuania 
  •  Changes of inflammatory markers IL-4, IL-5, IL-7, IL-21 of the nasal mucosa in patients with chronic odontogenic and fungal-allergic sinusitis // 5th Lithuanian – Polish ENT Congress : 13th-15th June, 2019 Druskininkai, Lithuania 
  • Comparison of sino-nasal outcome test 22 symptom scores in rhinogenic and odontogenic sinusitis // 7th Baltic Otorhinolaryngology congress : Riga, Latvia
  • Translation, cross-cultural adaptation, validation and long term results of sino-nasal outcome test (SNOT) – 22 in Lithuanian patients // 7th Baltic Otorhinolaryngology congress : Riga, Latvia, 5. CT and MRI value for diagnosing Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea // Baltic Congress of Radiology – BCRs, Liepaja, Latvija
  •  EUFOREA Rhinology Research Forum // Current Issues in Otorhinolaryngology. Kaunas 7. Rhinorrhea at an older age // Current Issues in Otorhinolaryngology. Kaunas
  •  The Sinus and Nasal Quality of Life Survey // Current Issues in Otorhinolaryngology. Kaunas
 
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