prof. MUDr. Jan Pirk, DrSc.
Guarantor of Medicine
"Life is a colorful mosaic and it is entirely up to us how many of its colors we allow to sparkle."
After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine, Charles University in Prague, he worked as a junior doctor in Nymburk. Since 1974, he has worked at IKEM, Cardiovascular Surgery Department. From 1983 to 1984, worked as a heart surgeon in New Orleans, USA. From 1990 to 1991, worked in heart surgery in Odense, Denmark. Since 1991, Head of the IKEM Cardiovascular Surgery Department, since 1995, Head of the IKEM Cardiocenter.
Member of a number of Czech and international scientific associations. Author of many papers, extensive teaching activities in graduate and postgraduate programs.
Married, two sons and six grandchildren. He enjoys sports, theater and spending time with his family.
They wrote about him:
- Pirk: Kondici si můžete udržet jen vyvážeností příjmu a výdeje energie (Ona iDnes.cz, 8. 12. 2016)
- Kardiochirurg Pirk: Někdo by měl zatřást politiky (Týden.cz, 27. 11. 2016)
- Dialog o Evropě, Evropské unii a Čechů v ní s Janem Pirkem (IPPKID.cz, březen 2016)
- Dialog o transformaci s Janem Pirkem (IPPKID.cz, březen 2014)