Prof. Vladimir Cerny

MD, PhD, FCCM

Professor of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Vladimir Cerny is Professor of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. He obtained both his medical degree and PhD at Charles University, where he also completed his residency in the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care. His current positions include Chairman and Professor of Anaesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care at J.E. Purkinje University, Masaryk Hospital, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic, Professor and Senior Researcher at University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, and Adjunct Professor of Anaesthesiology at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

Prof. Cerny’s clinical interests include perioperative medicine and critical care, coagulation management. Currently, the main field of his experimental/clinical research is related to microcirculation and glycocalyx. He serves in several professional bodies, both nationally (e.g. vice president of the Czech Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care) and internationally (e.g. member of the European Board of Anesthesiology, ESA Guidelines Committee). Prof. Cerny has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals (h-index 16) and several textbooks at a national level. He has also coauthored all European guidelines on major trauma bleeding since 2007. Recently, he also serves as a chairman of scientific committee for the World Congress of Anesthesiology to be held in Prague, Czech Republic, 2020.