Prof. dr. Linas Rovas
Dr. Linas Rovas graduated in medical science in 1990 at the Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania, and in 1995 acquired particular expertise as an obstetrician-gynaecologist and echoscope specialist.
Immediately after studying, for 10 years Dr. Rovas worked at the Mažeikiai Central Hospital (www.mazeikiuligonine.lt), later managing the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. He managed the Perinatology Centre at Klaipėda University Hospital (www.kul.lt) for five years, and since 2010 also the Republican Hospital of Šiauliai for Women and Children (http://rsl.lrv.lt/lt/struktura-ir-kontaktai/klinikos-filialai/moters-ir-vaiko-klinika-1). In 2013-2015, he worked as an obstetrician-gynaecologist in Ireland, at Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise (www.hospitalpages.ie/hospital/midland-regional-hospital-portlaoise).
In 2000-2005, Dr Rovas studied at Lund University in Sweden, where he defended his doctoral dissertation, and in 2008 the Lithuanian Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists awarded him for the best scientific article in the magazine published by the society of the same name. In 2012, he was nominated as Professional Authority of the Year, a title with longstanding traditions bestowed by the weekly publication Lithuanian Health, and in 2016 he was awarded a Professor’s degree at Klaipėda University.
Dr. Rovas specializes in maternity and foetal medicine and is a specialist in ultrasound examinations in obstetrics and gynaecology.
He continuously raises his qualifications at international courses in England, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden and Canada and is a member of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG), which organizes courses and exams. Dr. Rovas is certified as a specialist by the Fetal Medicine Foundation UK and the Fetal Medicine Foundation Germany.
Dr. Linas Rovas is the founder of the first independent obstetrics department in Lithuania, at Klaipėda University Hospital, and is a member of the editorial board of international journals on gynaecological issues (edits articles by other doctors).
Languages: Lithuanian, English, Russian, Norwegian
Experience: since 1990