University Hospital Olomouc
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Palacky University Olomouc
Head of Department
Radovan Pilka, Prof., M.D., Ph.D.
The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology fulfils both general and special requirements for training in general obstetrics & gynaecology. There are 18 staff members with full employment contract and eight staff members working part time. Number of residents varies between 10-14. There is an active Midwifery school with 62 midwives mainly working in the obstetric unit. The composition of staff allows training in every aspect of the ob/gyn training programme.The department has 67 beds, 7 delivery rooms and 3 operating theatres. Annually there are 2500 deliveries with 25% of Caesarean sections and 8% of Vacuum extractions or forceps deliveries. Our Centre of fetal medicine performs 1500 1st trimester screening exms each year. We focus also on early growth restriction and preeclampsia detection. We perform 400 laparoscopic, 350 hysteroscopic and 100 pelvic reconstruction procedures. At our oncogynecologic unit we treat 170 new cases each year with more than 100 radical surgeries. Robotic surgery centre was accredited as European case observation da Vinci centre with 80 complex robotic surgeries and possibility of proctoring. At IVF centre we perform 500 IVF cycles and offer preimplantation diagnosis. We aim to accredit leiomyoma and endometriosis centres. All subunits are involved in international research groups.
Strong points of centre
Good working environments with staff dedicated to training
Excellent training facilities
State-of-the art simulation centre
Training is supported by a well-defined tutorial system
Good research opportunities