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Work experience

2010 - Present

Lecturer

Riga Stradiņš University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics

2010 - Present

Consultant of spine surgery, Orthopaedy

Rīgas pilsētas dzembdību nams

2010 - Present

Spine surgeon

Clinic "Ortomed"

2008 - Present

Spine surgeon

Operative surgery center

2003 - 2016

Orthopaedic surgeon, Spine surgeon

Self employed

1999 - Present

Orthopaedic surgeon

Hospital of Traumatology and Orthopaedics

2009 - 2011

Spine surgeon, Orthopaedic surgeon

National rehabilitation center Vaivari

2003 - 2008

Orthopaedic surgeon in Politrauma Department

Riga 1 st Hospital

2000 - 2003

Orthopaedic surgeon

ARS, Emergency Department

Present

Teacher

Faculty of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedics

Education and training

2008 - 2012

Candidate of MD, PhD

Rīga Stradiņš University

1999 - 2003

Resident

Hospital of Traumatology and Orthopaedics

1993 - 1999

Medical Doctor’s Diploma

Rīga Medical Institute

1981 - 1993

Secondary education

Riga Secondary school No 6

Achievements

Continuing education a.o. qualification upgrade

  • ​AO Spine Principles symposium - Trauma and Degenaration ,Regional faculty, Tallin,Estonia ( 13- 14, October 2016 )
  • Operation Techniqu in minimaly invasive spine surgery MISS (Viper3D,Concorde,OLIF), DR.Gerd Bordon, Hospilal De Manises Valencia,Spain (21st-22ed april 2016)
  • Braun,Aesulap training course in minimaly invasive spine surgery, Uwe Vieweg, M.D. Associate Professor Krankenhaus Rummelsberg,Germany ( 28th -30th October 2015 )
  • AOSpine Advanced Symposium—Adult Deformity and Spinal Balance Vilnius ,Lithuania(13-14 November 2016)
  • Braun,Aesulap training course in thoracosopic spine surgery, Berufsgnossenschftliche Unfallklinik Murnau, Germany, prof Oliver Gonschorek (5th - 6th November 2014)
  • Salzburg Weill Cornell seminar in spinal surgery,Medical University of Insbruck,Austria (14th -20th september 2014)
  • Pain treatment Hands -on- cadaver workshop,Department of Anatomy University Gent,Netherlands (18th -19th October 2013)
  • Visiting Fellowship in Pain Managment techniques,Dr. O. Rohof MD, Medish Centrum Sittard, The Netherlands (27 -29 March 2013)
  • Visiting Fellowship in Spine surgery Deutsches Skoliosezentrum Werner- Wicker-Klinik Germany,Bad Wildungen,Dr.med. Oliver Meier (9 may- 21 may 2011)
  • Visiting Fellowship in Spine surgery Orthopadische Schon klinik Munchen Harlaching. Germany,Munich,Prof.H.Michael Mayer,Prof.R.Beisse(13 aprill- 30 april 2009)
  • Visiting Fellowship in Spine surgery University Hospital Ljublana,spine surgery department slovenia,Ljublana,Prof.Martin Tronin,Dr.med. M.Vessel (1 july - 15 july 2009)
  • Visiting Fellowship in Spine surgery University Hospital Regensburg, spine trauma surgery department Germany,Regensburg, Dr.Carsten Neumann (9 may - 12 may 2009)
  • Visiting Fellowship in Spine surgery Vivantes Humbold Klinikum Berlin,Germany, Pd.Dr.Hans Josef Erl ( 30 november - 1 december 2010)
  • Cervical spine specialist meeting Germany, Freiburg ( 10 june - 11 june 2010)
  • Endoscopic and minimaly invasive spine surgery course, Prof Dr. Th. Mittlmeier, Rostock, Germany ( 2 december - 3 december 2010)​

Field of research

Spine diseasses, Spine trauma

Lectured study course

Orthopaedics

Memberships

Latvian Association of Traumatologists and Orthopaedists

Association of Latvian orthopaedic surgeons

Latvian Association of Knee joint, Arthroscopy and Sports Orthopaedy

International Association of Kinesiology

Latvian Association of Spine surgery,Board member

AOSpine member

Publications

Research articles​​

New treatment resources of traumatic thoracolumbar burst fractures - minimally invasive open anterior column reconstruction : our initial experience / K.Briuks, K.Ruks, A.Puce, A.Jumtins // Acta Chirurgica Latviensis. - N 10/2 (2010), p.58-63.

Abstracts​​

Fixation methods of traumatic thoracolumbar burst fractures - comparison study : [abstract] / A.Jumtins, K.Briuks, K.Ruks, A.Puce // 13th European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) Congress (Berlin, Germany, May 23-25, 2012). - Berlin, 2012. - Abstr. N 3001.

Mugurkaula krūšu-jostas daļas lūzumu stabilizācijas iespēju salīdzinošā analīze / K.Briuks, A.Jumtiņš, K.Ruks, A.Pūce // 2012.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2012.g. 29.-30.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2012. - 360.lpp.

Mugurkaula priekšējās kolonnas minimāli invazīva rekonstrukcija : pirmā pieredze un agrīnie rezultāti / K.Briuks, K.Ruks, A.Pūce, A.Jumtiņš // 2011.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2011.g. 14.-15.aprīlī) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2011. - 342.lpp.

Briuks, Kalvis. Mugurkaula krūšu un jostas daļas lūzumu priekšējās kolonnas stabilizācijas priekšrocības un trūkumi / K.Briuks, A.Jumtiņš, K.Ruks // 2010.gada Zinātniskās konferences tēzes (Rīga, 2010.g. 18.-19.martā) / Rīgas Stradiņa universitāte. - Rīga, 2010. - 316.lpp.

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Aigars Pētersons
Rector, Academic Staff
Jānis Gardovskis
Head of the Unit, Academic Staff, Chair of the Senate
Ilze Grope
Dean, Academic Staff
Sandra Lejniece
Dean, Head of Study Programme
Gunta Lazdāne
Academic Staff, Director
Edvīns Miklaševičs
Academic Staff, Director
Gunta Ancāne
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Maija Eglīte
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Dace Gardovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Director of Strategic Relations
Ilona Hartmane
Academic Staff
Regīna Kleina
Academic Staff
Juta Kroiča
Head of the Department, Academic Staff, Deputy Chair of the Senate
Gaida Krūmiņa
Academic Staff
Guna Laganovska
Head of the Department, Academic Staff
Ināra Logina
Academic Staff
Gunta Purkalne
Academic Staff, Leading Researcher