Vladimir Cerny

Vladimir Cerny is Professor of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic. He obtained both his medical degree and PhD at Charles University, where he also completed his residency in the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care. His current positions include Chairman and Professor of Anaesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Intensive Care at J.E. Purkinje University, Masaryk Hospital, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic, Professor and Senior Researcher at University Hospital Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic, and Adjunct Professor of Anaesthesiology at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

Prof. Cerny’s clinical interests include airway management in perioperative medicine and critical care, coagulation management. Currently, the main field of his experimental/clinical research is related to microcirculation and glycocalyx. He serves in several professional bodies, both nationally (currently as a President of the Czech Society of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care) and internationally (e.g. member of the European Board of Anesthesiology, ESAIC Guidelines Committee and ESAIC Ethics committee). Prof. Cerny has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals and several textbooks at a national level. He has also coauthored all European guidelines on major trauma bleeding since 2007. Recently, he also served as a chairman of scientific committee for the World Congress of Anesthesiology held in Prague, Czech Republic, 2021. During COVID-19 he has served as a deputy of Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic and as a National Coordinator for Intensive Care.