FACULTY

Josef Vymazal, MD, DSc
Chair of the Czech Delegation

Head, Department of Radiology at Na Homolce Hospital, Full Professor at Charles University - Prague, Czech Republic, and Prior Deputy Minister of Health, Czech Republic

 

Education:

1986 – Medical Faculty, Charles University, Prague, graduation, summa cum laude, valedictorian
1989 – Ph.D. in Medicine, Charles University, Prague

1994 – Board examination in Neurology

1996 - United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)

2003 – Board examination in Radiology
2005 - D.Sc. Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
2005 – Associate Professor of Neurology

2008 – Professor of Radiology

Previous employment:

1986 – 1991 – Thomayer Hospital, Prague, Postgraduate Medical School, Prague, Dept. of Neurology, resident
1991 – 1996 – National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, Maryland, USA – fellow with clinical privileges

1996 – present, Na Homolce Hospital, Prague, CZ, 

2014 - 2016 - Deputy Minister of Health, Czech Republic

2018 – Adviser to Minister of Health, Czech Republic

Reviewer and Editorial Boards:
Reviewer for international impacted journals  - e.g. Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, European Radiology. Editor for Neuroradiology, Czech Radiology, Member of Editorial Board, Czech and Slovak Neurology and Neurosurgery, Member of Editorial Board Cor and Vasa, Member of Editorial Board Neuroradiology

Languages:
Czech, English, German, Italian, partially Russian

Scientific Achievements:

Citations: ca 2500
H- index: 32

Links: 

Na Homolce Hospital 

Na Homolce Radiology Department

Czech Radiological Society

Czech Ministry of Health

Imaging in Prague 2019 - Planning Session

Natalie Rice, Kevin Rice, Josef Vymazal

prof. MUDr. Josef Vymazal, DSc. Chair at  Na Homolce Hospital  

Talks about diagnostic and therapeutic initiatives in the radiology department