Doctor Urbonas Vaidotas
consultations during his career
One of the most experienced paediatric gastroenterologists in Lithuania. Diagnoses and treats various gastrointestinal diseases in children, advises parents on growth disorders, child nutrition, malnutrition or obesity, food allergies, probiotics and prebiotics. Specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease. V. Urbon was awarded a PhD in Biomedical Science for his research work "Complex Diagnosis of Celiac Disease".
His professional knowledge is deepened at international conferences and internships around the world. He has published more than 140 scientific publications in international and Lithuanian scientific journals, co-author of the textbook "Children's Diseases" and "Family Physician's Guide". He has presented over 100 papers at various Lithuanian and international scientific conferences. He organized 40 national and international scientific conferences in Lithuania and published 18 publications of these conferences.
For his merits in gastroenterology, Vaidotas Urbonas received numerous awards in Lithuania and abroad. Doctor was awarded with commemorative medal for the 13th January 1991.
1982 Graduated from Vilnius University, Faculty of Medicine, graduated as a paediatrician.
1998 Doctor of Biomedical Sciences, Vilnius University.
Work experience since 1982.
Since 2012 - until now UAB SK Impeks Medical Diagnostic and Treatment Centre, paediatrician gastroenterologist.
Since 1993 to date, associate professor and paediatric gastroenterologist at Vilnius University Hospital (VUL) Santariškių Klinikos, Clinic of Children's Diseases and Vilnius University Children's Hospital.
1983-1993 Šakiai Central Hospital, paediatrician doctor.
As part of his continuous professional development he participates in scientific conferences and congresses in Lithuania and abroad (Austria, Finland, the USA, Sweden, the UK, Denmark, Poland, Latvia).
Since 1993 until now he is an educator at the Clinic of Children's Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
Since 2001 Associate professor, Faculty of Medicine, Vilnius University.
140 scientific articles have been published in various Lithuanian and foreign scientific publications.
2012 Translated Textbook of Paediatric Gastroenterology.
1998-present – president of the Lithuanian Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.
Vice-president of the Lithuanian Paediatric Society.
Member of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Member of the Lithuanian Society of Gastroenterology.
Member of the Lithuanian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
Member of the Lithuanian Association of Transplantology.
Member of the Baltic Immunoprophylaxis Association.
Consultant on paediatric gastroenterology at the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania.
Member of the Mother and Child Commission, Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.
1995 Vilnius Medical First Prize.
1995 Vilnius Medical Third Prize.
2011 letter of honor.
Awarded papers at international conferences: I World Congress of Paediatrics 2000 European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) in Boston, USA, 2002 In Geneva (Switzerland).
2004 Letter of Honour to the Lithuanian Ministry of Education for the co-author of the textbook Children's Diseases.