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Treatment Council and chief specialists

  • Chief specialist for internal medicine, Prof. Aivars Lejnieks
  • Chief specialist for surgery, Assoc. Prof. Haralds Plaudis
  • Chief specialist for anaesthesiology and emergency medicine, Assoc. Prof. Viesturs Liguts

In order to promote the development of health care services at RIGA EAST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL and advance education and science policy, a coordinating institution – Treatment Council – has been founded.

It comprises chief specialists of different fields of RIGA EAST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL:

  • chief specialist for internal medicine, Prof. Aivars Lejnieks (Chairman of the Treatment Council);
  • chief specialist for surgery, Assoc.Prof. Haralds Plaudis;
  • chief specialist for anaesthesiology and emergency medicine, Assoc.Prof. Viesturs Liguts;
  • chief specialist for physical medicine and rehabilitation, Prof. Aivars Vētra;
  • chief specialist for diagnostic radiology, Prof. Gaida Krūmiņa;
  • chief specialist for gynaecology and obstetrics, Prof. Dace Rezeberga;
  • chief specialist for infectology, Prof. Ludmila Vīksna;
  • chief specialist of laboratory, Dr.Med. Sergejs Ņikišins;
  • chief specialist for pulmonology, Assoc. Prof. Alvils Krams;
  • chief specialist for thoracic surgery, Dr.Med. Māris Apšvalks
  • chief specialist for oncology, Assoc.Prof. Med. Iveta Kudaba
  • chief specialist for pathology Dr.Med. Maris Sperga;
  • chief specialist for scientific activities prof. Mārcis Leja.

The task of the Treatment Council is to promote the development of health care services, including their availability and cost efficiency, by involving the leading specialists of the hospital. The council provides opinions regarding the projects of the European Union, State support funds, scientific grants and other projects implemented at RIGA EAST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, assesses treatment field programmes and clinical guidelines by ensuring well-balanced development of treatment of all fields.


  • Chief specialist for pulmonology, assoc. Prof. Alvils Krams
  • Chief specialist for gynaecology and obstetrics, Prof. Dace Rezeberga
  • Chief specialist for thoracic surgery, Dr. Māris Apšvalks
  • Chief specialist for diagnostic radiology, Prof. Gaida Krūmiņa
  • Chief specialist for infectology, Prof. Ludmila Vīksna
  • Chief specialist for oncology, Assoc. Prof. Iveta Kudaba.
  • Chief specialist for pathology Dr.Med. Maris Sperga
  • Chief specialist for scientific activities prof. Mārcis Leja.
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Last update: 2019.09.02 - 11:02