- Position:Chairman of BIONIC Consortium
General surgeon, transplantologist, for many years has been involved in endoscopic diagnostics of the gastrointestinal tract, transplantologist dealing with transplantations of pancreas and pancreatic islets in the treatment of diabetes, chronic pancreatitis and kidney disease – collected from both deceased donors and family transplants. He participated in the first pancreatic islets transplantation in Poland (2008), the first pancreatic islets transplantation (2010) and the first exchange of kidney pairs between family donors and recipients (2015). The combination of his two passions – transplantology and endoscopy – resulted in a new method of mini-invasive treatment of complicated diabetes – endoscopic transplantation of pancreatic islets under gastric mucosa (in 2013 he performed the first such procedure in the world), which is currently used in several centers in the United States of America. This procedure is offered to patients with complicated diabetes mellitus and patients with chronic pancreatitis. He is currently working on 3D bioprinting of pancreas with the Foundation of Research and Science Development, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw University of Technology, Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology of the Polish Academy of Sciences and MediSpace Company. He is also the originator and co-creator of the portal for the exchange of medical knowledge medtube.net, one of the largest multimedia databases in the world, visited by medical professionals from over 80 countries. He was awarded the bronze Cross of Merit by President Lech Kaczyński (2009) and the Gold Cross of Merit by President Andrzej Duda. Winner of the Prime Minister’s Award – Donald Tusk (2010). Member of the Polish Surgery Society, Polish Transplantation Society, co-founder of the Polish Tissue and Cell Banking Association, member of international scientific societies: The Transplantation Society, International
Pancreas & Islet Transplant Association, International Society for Organ Donation and Procurement. Editor-in-Chief of MEDtube Science Magazine 2013-2016.