Ladislav Kabelka, MD, PhD.

Ladislav Kabelka

Lead physician, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Pain Center, Rajhrad, Jiraskova Czech Republic

E-mail: ladislav.kabelka@caritas.cz
Skype: +420737230772

Dr. Ladislav Kabelka received his Doctor of Medicine in 1997 at Masaryk University, Brno-Czech Republic. He attended the Czech Medical Chamber in and received his licensing in Geriatrics and Internal medicine, with specialization in the treatment of pain and palliative medicine in 2004. He finished postgraduate studies in the Management of Non Cancer Palliative Care, and obtained a license in Clinical Nutrition in 2009.Other interest include the research in Geriatrics Syndrome of Dementia, Internal Medicine and the Advancement of Heart Failure. He is also involved in the research development of palliative and hospice care in the treatment of pain and non-cancer diseases, as well as providing care and bereavement to patients and care givers.

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Other Appointments:

  • President, Society of Palliative Medicine, Jiraskova, Czech Republic, Current
  • President of Czech Society for Palliative Medicine Czech Medical Association JEP, 2009 to current
  • Consultant Physician, St. Joseph´s Hospice and Pain Center, Rajhrad, 2003-2007
  • Junior Physician, later consultant physician, Department of Geriatrics, Nursing and Practitioner Medicine, Faculty Hospital Brno- Bohunice,1997-2003
  • Hospital attendant, Department of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, Faculty hospital Brno- Bohunice, 1992-1993

Key Accomplishments

  • Chairman, Czech Society of Palliative Medicine
  • Czech Medical Society of J.E. Purkyne
  • Czech Geriatric and Gerontologic Society

Education / Honors:

  • Leader, International Palliative Care Leadership Development Initiative, San Diego, CA, USA, 2010-2011
  • Clinical placement, Princess Alice Hospice Esher and St. Christopher’s Hospice Sydenham, London, England, 2004
  • Salzberg-Cornell Seminar in palliative care (Open Society Fund) Salzberg, Austria, 2003
  • Training in palliative care for General Practicianers, 2002
  • Palliative care in oncology(GlaxoWelcome project Hope), seminar, Bmo, 1998
  • Clinical placement, Dept for Hypertension, Arterial and Vascular disorders, Civil Hospital, Strasbourg, France, 1996
  • Clinical placement, Centre de Cardiologie clinique et interventionnelle, Hopital du Bocage, Dijon, France, 1995


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