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Treatment Council and chief specialists

In order to promote the development of health care services at RIGA EAST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL and advance education and science policy, a coordinating institution – Treatment Council – has been founded.

It comprises chief specialists of different fields of RIGA EAST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL:

Chief specialist for internal medicine, Prof. Aivars Lejnieks (Chairman of the Treatment Council)

Member of the Hospital Board, Chief specialist for surgery, Assoc.Prof. Haralds Plaudis

Chief specialist for physical medicine and rehabilitation, Prof. Aivars Vētra

Chief specialist for diagnostic radiology, Prof. Gaida Krūmiņa

Chief specialist for gynaecology and obstetrics, Prof. Dace Rezeberga

Chief specialist for infectology, Prof. Ludmila Vīksna

Chief specialist of laboratory, Dr.Med. Sergejs Ņikišins

Chief specialist for pulmonology, Assoc. Prof. Alvils Krams

Chief specialist for thoracic surgery, Dr.Med. Māris Apšvalks

Chief specialist for oncologyAssoc.Prof. Med. Iveta Kudaba

Chief specialist for pathology Dr.Med. Maris Sperga

Chief specialist for scientific activities prof. Mārcis Leja


The task of the Treatment Council is to promote the development of health care services, including their availability and cost efficiency, by involving the leading specialists of the hospital. The council provides opinions regarding the projects of the European Union, State support funds, scientific grants and other projects implemented at RIGA EAST UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, assesses treatment field programmes and clinical guidelines by ensuring well-balanced development of treatment of all fields.