RUDALEVICIUS PAULIUS, MD, PHD, FEBO, EYE SURGEON (CHIEF OPHTHALMOLOGIST)
2009-2014 Clinical and Research Fellowship at National Eye Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences. Defended Doctoral Dissertation about Implantation of Different Multifocal Intraocular Lenses. Awarded with PhD degree.
2009 passed the European Board of Ophthalmology Exams. Awarded with international FEBO degree.
2006-2009 Residency in Ophthalmology. National Eye Institute, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.
2005 Medical Doctor. Vilnius University, Lithuania.
A specialist of catract and refractive surgery.
A disciple of professor Vytautas Jasinskas, the microsurgeon ophtalmologist well-known in Lithuania and internationally.
Trained at the Massachussets Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard University in Boston, one of the five famous hospitals in the field.
As an ophtalmologist rendered non-refundable aid treating patients in North India.
A volunteer ophtalmologist microsurgeon of charity organisation „Mercy Ships“ having restored vision for several hundreds patients of low income countries in West Africa.
2013 – till now Chief Ophthalmologist at Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Center. Performing cataract, glaucoma, LASIK surgeries, retina laser treatments, YAG capsulotomies.
2009 – till now Ophthalmologist at National Eye Institute, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics, Lithuania, performing cataract, cornea and glaucoma surgeries.
2011 – till now Ophthalmologist at Mercy Ships. Worked in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Congo performing manual small incision cataract surgeries, cataract surgeries in children, YAG laser capsulotomies and iridectomies.
2010–2012 Chief Ophthalmologist at New Vision Eye Clinic, Vilnius, Lithuania, performing cataract, LASIK, cornea cross-linking surgeries, retina laser photocoagulation, YAG laser capsulotomies and iridectomies.
2011 Clinical Observer and Clinical Project Fellow. Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service, Universety of Heidelberg, Germany.
2009–2010 Cataract surgeon at Khairabad Eye Hospital, Kanpur, India, performing over 150 phaco and small incision cataract surgeries.
2006– 2009 Resident in ophthalmology at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania. Worked at Paediatric Ophthalmology Department, at Anterior Segment Ophthalmology Department and at Vitreoretinal Department.
2009 Clinical Observer at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, in the Glaucoma and Cataract Service.
2008 Clinical Observer and Clinical Project Fellow. Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, USA.
2006 Internship in General Surgery and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Vilnius University Hospital, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2005 Internship in Paediatrics and Internal Medicine. Vilnius University Hospital, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Surgical training courses:
2014 Attended endoscopic anterior segment of the eye surgery training under eye surgeon Prof. J. Szaflik, Poland.
2013 Attended children cataract surgery training under cataract surgeon prof. G. Strauss, USA.
2012 Attended Course - Phaco: Management of Complications Training Course. Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Prague, Czech Republic.
2011 Attended INTACTS Surgical Skills Training Course, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Vienna, Austria.
2010 Clinical Training of WaveLight Allegretto Eximer Laser Systems and Diagnostic Equipment, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2010 Clinical Training with photocoagulation laser system GYC-1000 and YAG laser YC – 1800, Vilnius, Lithuania.
2009 Attended training course - International Cataract Course 2009, Vinohrady Teaching Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic.
2009 Attended workshop – Cataract Hands on Training. Uppsala, Sweden.
2008 Attended course Refractive Surgery Training Course; European Refractive Center of Excellence, Munich, Germany.
2008 Attended workshop – Cataract Training; completed a hands-on training for cataract surgery basis level, Uppsala, Sweden.
2008 Attended LASIK Surgical Skills Training Course, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Barcelona, Spain.
2007 Attended course - Basic Microsurgical Skills and Phacoemulsification Course, The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, UK.
2008 Attended courses at 12 Winter Refractive Surgery Meeting of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. Refractive Surgery Didactic Course. LASIK Surgical Skills Training Course. Barcelona, Spain.
2007 Attended course at the Conference of Lithuanian Ophthalmologists. Extensive Course on the Artisan IOL. Palanga, Lithuania.
2007 Attended course – 5 LECOP Diabetic Course, Department of Ophthalmology, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic.
2006 Attended course – The 1 EGS European Residents Glaucoma Course, Geneva, Switzerland.
Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
Member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons.
Fellow of European Board of Ophthalmology.
Member of Lithuanian Society of Eye Doctors.