Our Plastic Surgeons

Dr. Mantas Sakalauskas plastic and reconstructive surgeon
  • Articles published in medical journals
  • Has trainings in Lithuania and abroad

Professional education

  • 2010 – 2011: Medical internship at Jonava Hospital
  • 2005 – 2011: Higher education, MA in medical sciences, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Professional activities
  • 2011 – resident plastic and reconstructive surgeon at The Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
  • 2015 – ongoing: plastic surgeon at Nordesthetics

Scientific activities, articles published

  • Five articles published in Lithuanian medical journals
  • Has given four talks at international scientific conferences abroad and 14 talks at scientific conferences in Lithuania
  • Attends scientific conferences and further qualification training courses in Lithuania and abroad every year
Dr. Gediminas Samulenas plastic and reconstructive surgeon
  • Had trainings in Lithuania and Germany.
  • Interests in reconstructive surgery, free microsurgical flaps, aesthetic surgery, facial aesthetics. 

Professional education

  • 2007 – 2013 Master degree in medicine at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
  • 2013 – 2013 Internship at Republican Hospital of Kaunas
  • 2013 – 2018 Residency at Department of Plastic and reconstructive surgery at LUHS

Professional activities

  • 2017 – Aesthetic and reconstructive surgery training at Department of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Hospital of RWTH in Aachen
  • 2017 – Microsurgical flap harvesting training (cadaver dissection) at Tampere University
  • 2018 – 2018 Plastic surgeon at Department of Plastic and reconstructive surgery at LUHS
  • 2018 – ongoing Plastic surgeon at Nordesthetics

Scientific activities, articles published

  • Proximal carpal crease incision for carpal tunnel release, a pilot study
  • Juvenile aseptic osteonecrosis – Kienböck disease
  • Articles published in European Journal of Plastic surgery
Dr. Andrius Pajeda plastic and reconstructive surgeon
  • Has trainings in Lithuania and abroad
  • Is an active participant in international plastic surgery community events
  • Performs over 300 plastic surgeries a year

Professional education

  • 2006 – graduation from Solihull Six Form College, UK
  • 2012 – graduation from Lithuanian University of Health Sciences in Kaunas
  • 2017 – graduation from Vilnius University hospital Santara clinics

Professional activities

  • 2012 – Panevezys Republican hospital, medical doctor
  • 2012 – 2017 – Vilnius University hospital Santara clinics
  • 2015 – 2016 – “Akademikliniken” in Stockholm, Sweden. Performed more than a 1000 aesthetic and reconstructive surgery procedures with the team
  • Currently – plastic surgeon at Nordesthetics

Scientific activities, articles published:

  • 2013 – International Master Course on Aging Science, Paris, France
  • 2016 – Beauty through Science, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2017 – 3rd International Tampere Plastic Surgery Flap Dissection Course
Dr. Tautvydas Urbonas plastic and reconstructive surgeon
  • Member of Lithuanian Wound Management Association
  • Member of Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Has trainings in France
  • Performs over 500 plastic surgeries a year

Professional education

  • 2003 – graduation from Kaunas University Gymnasium
  • 2009 – graduation from Kaunas University
  • 2009 – 2010 internship practice in Republican Hospital of Kaunas
  • 2009 – internship in Lille, France
  • 2010 -2015 residency as plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Vilnius University Hospital
  • Ongoing: plastic surgeon at Nordesthetics

Memberships, certificates

• 2006 – SMD Conference (2 scientific reports), Kaunas
• 2006 – 17th European Students’ Conference (ESC), Berlin
• 2006 – Baltic Association of Surgeons 5th Congress, Parnu
• 2007 – SMK Conference, Kaunas
• 2007 – 15th and 16th International Student Scientific Conference (ISSC), Gdansk
• 2009 – The 3rd Baltic Meeting on Wound Management, Druskininkai
• 2009 – Leiden International Medical Students Conference (LIMSC), Leiden
• 2009 – The 6th Meeting of Baltic Association of Surgeons (BAS), Druskininkai
• 2009 – 11th ESPRAS Congress
• 2015 – Plastic Surgery Seminars: Breast Reconstruction with TRAM and DIEP Criteria
• 2015 – Plastic Surgery Seminars: Case Reports with Selection of Breast Implants
• 2015 – Scentific and Practical Conference: Facial Fat Grafting

Dr. Goda Astrauskaite plastic and reconstructive surgeon

Had trainings in Lithuania and France.

Active participant and speaker in various international plastic surgery community events 

Interests in reconstructive and aesthetic breast surgery, body contouring surgery, hand surgery, peripheral nerve surgery, microsurgical flap surgery.

Professional education

  • 2003 – 2009 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Medical Academy, Faculty of Medicine, Award of qualification – Medical doctor
  • 2009 Lille University of Health and Law, Internship
  • 2009 – 2010 Republican hospital of Kaunas, Internship
  • 2010 – 2017 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency
Professional activities
  • 2016 – 2018 Ignatius Loyola College, lecturer
  • 2017 – 2018 Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Plastic surgeon
  • 2017 – 2018 Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, lecturer
  • 2017 – 2019 Plastic surgeon at private clinic
  • 2019 – until now Nordclinic, Plastic surgeon

Scientific activities, articles published

  • Author of article in Lithuanian doctor’s magazine Gynecomastia: Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment.
  • Speaker in more than 15 scientific conferences in Lithuania and abroad.
Dr. Audrius Pakulis plastic and reconstructive surgeon

Had trainings in Lithuania and USA.

Member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Member of Lithuanian Wound Healing Association.

Professional education

  • 2008 – 2014 Masters in Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences;
  • 2014 – residency at Klaipeda University hospital. Received qualifications of a medical doctor;
  • 2014 – 2019 residency at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, qualifications of a plastic and reconstructive surgeon;
  • 2016 –  member of American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS);
  • 2017 – member of ASPS Leadership Development Committee;
  • 2017 – member of Lithuanian Wound Healing Association.

Memberships, certificates

  • 2014 – Conference for Young Scientists and Researchers (3 scientific reports), Kaunas, Lithuania;
  • 2014 – Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Updates on Wound and Ulcer Treatment, Alytus, Lithuania;
  • 2014 – 3rd Baltic Hand Surgery Meeting, Vilnius, Lithuania;
  • 2015 – Plastic Surgery Seminars: Mentor Professional Education, Kaunas, Lithuania;
  • 2015 – Plastic Surgery Seminars:  Reconstructive Breast Surgery, Trakai, Lithuania;
  • 2016 – Plastic Surgery Seminars: Chronic Wound Treatment, Kaunas, Lithuania;
  • 2016 – Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Reconstructive Surgery, Vilnius, Lithuania;
  •  2016 – Medical Equipment and Methods for Wound, Ulcer and Bedsore Management: Standards, Methodology, News. Kaunas, Lithuania;
  • 2017 – Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Contemporary Cosmetic Surgery: Breast Implants and Facial Injections. Druskininkai, Lithuania;
  • 2017 – American Society of Plastic surgeons: International residents and follows forum, Orlando, Florida, USA;
  • 2017 – Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Twenty-First Century – Possibilities and Challenges, Vilnius, Lithuania;
  • 2017 – American Society of Plastic surgeons: The Meeting conference; Orlando, Florida, USA;
  • 2017 – Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Complications in Plastic Surgery, Klaipėda, Lithuania;
  • 2017 – 8th NPWT CEE Conference, Bratislava, Slovakia;
  • 2018 – American Society of Plastic surgeons: The Meeting conference; Chicago, Illinois, USA;
  • 2018 – American Society of Plastic surgeons: International residents and follows forum, Chicago, Illinois, USA;
  • 2018 – Motiva Hybrid Masterclass, Kaunas, Lithuania;
  • 2018 – Lithuanian Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Hand and Arm Surgery Updates, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Bariatric surgeon Almantas Maleckas MD, PhD
  • UK General Medical Council (GMC) certified
  • Performed over 6.000 bariatric operations
  • A pioneer in laparoscopic surgery in the region
  • More than 15 years working experience in Sweden, Gothenburg University hospital
  • Works both in Lithuania and Sweden, speaks fluent English and Swedish
  • London School of Economics graduate

Consultations:

Dr Almantas Maleckas holds regular consultations in London, Lithuania or online by Skype. Please contact us in order to make an appointment.

First steps in bariatric carrier

Dr Maleckas was trained for bariatric surgery in 2001, in Sahlgrenska University hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden. 6 years later he established an International Bariatric Training center in Kaunas Medical university Hospital, back in Lithuania. In 2007 Dr Almantas Maleckas also started learning Laparoscopic Esophageal resection and Thoracoscopic procedures in Pitsburg Medical university, USA.

Work in Sweden and Lithuania

Since 2003 Dr Almantas Maleckas has been working in Sweden Sahlgrenska hospital. He spends approximately 2 weeks of each month in Sweden. After he started regularly working in the Swedish hospital the surgeon soon became fluent in Swedish. Dr Maleckas considers working in 2 countries to be a useful experience because he can compare 2 different medical systems as well as apply best solutions in daily work from both of his jobs.

Experienced and authoritative specialist

Dr Almantas Maleckas is often invited to various International medical congresses as a special guest to give speeches and lectures. Surgeons from Poland, Slovakia, Estonia, Czech Republic and other countries are always looking forward to the arrival of the respectable surgeon to share his expert  experience in bariatric and laparoscopic surgery.

Orthopaedic surgeon Sarunas Tarasevicius
  • The surgeon specializes in hip and knee joint replacement surgery
  • He has done over 3500 joint replacement surgeries
  • More than 10 years working experience
  • Fluent in English
  • President of Lithuanian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
  • Board member of Lithuanian Association of surgeons performing Total Joint Replacements
  • Co-author of 50 scientific publications in different medical journals
  • Co-author of over 100 educational publications in the field of medicine (read them below)
  • Co-author of various international oral presentations

Education

  • 1994-2000 – Kaunas University of Medicine
  • 2000-2001 – Internship in Klaipeda University Hospital
  • 2001-2005 – Specialized orthopaedic and traumatology residency in Kaunas University of Medicine
  • 2007 – PhD thesis in Kaunas University of Medicine ”The Influence of Femoral Head Diameter to the Outcome after Total Hip Replacement“
  • 2009 – PhD thesis in Lund University, Sweden „The Soft Tissues in Osteoarthritis  and Arthroplasty of the Hip“

Memberships

  • President of Lithuanian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (LOTD)
  • Member of Lithuanian Association of surgeons performing Total Joint Replacements
  • Member of the committee of European Arthroplasty Register
  • Member of European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT)
  • Member of International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology

Conferences and seminars

Participant of international orthopaedic conferences and seminars in Sweden, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, etc.