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Areas of activities of the Orthopaedic Department

  1. Qualified undergraduate education in the speciality of traumatology and orthopaedics
  2. Organization of qualified continuing education of residents and physicians in the speciality of traumatology and orthopaedics
  3. Scientific research in traumatology and orthopaedics
  4. Development of co-operation among Rīga Stradiņš University departments, universities in Latvia and abroad
  5. Devepopment of education and training of the specialists of Orthopaedic Department


  1. Comparative analysis of the treatment methods of skeletal injuries
  2. Research of diseases and development of the treatment methods of major joints 

Scientific research issues

  1. External fixation of long bones
  2. Analysis and development of osteosynthesis for pelvic fractures
  3. Development of the methodology of dysplastic hip arthroplasty 
  4. Correlation between the injury severity and late functional results of polytrauma patients

News about the department's international cooperation

Professor Lerner (Israel) Gives Guest Lecture at the Department of Orthopaedics
(18 June 2022)

RSU Residency Student Participates in Erasmus+ Traineeship in Traumatology and Orthopaedics in Israel (17 February 2020)

Department of Orthopaedics lecturers on Erasmus+ teaching mobility to Israel (27 December 2018)