Prof. MUDr. Jan Poul, CSc.
Expertise of the Comprehensive Orthopaedic Centre is guaranteed by a team represented by a respected leading specialist, Prof. MUDr. Jan Poul CSc., with long-standing experience in the treatment of orthopaedic conditions.
Professor Poul is a specialist operating patients in the leading clinics all over the world such as in the UK, Russia, Germany, Hungary or Kuwait. His high expertise can also be evidenced by his active membership in organisations specializing in orthopaedics recognised all over the world, such as EPOS, EFORT, ISMUS and IFPOS or by a number of scientific studies published in professional journals. Professor Poul has been actively dealing with a broad scale of orthopaedic cases for more than 30 years and his area of interests includes, in particular, orthopaedic treatment of children and teenagers.
Professor Poul also contributes to the development of orthopaedics in Europe to a considerable extent as he established and is the head of the world unique department, the Gait Laboratory, which is the only one of its kind in the Czech Republic. This department is designed for all patients suffering from cerebral palsy, in particular, for children patients.
The greatest assets of the Gait Laboratory include shortening of the length of treatment, drop in the frequency of therapy failures, decrease in disability, better specified indications for surgical treatment by reducing discrepancies between two examining doctors and a general increase in the musculoskeletal ability of ill people.
Owing to his qualification and extensive experience, Professor Poul is viewed by the specialist public as both the leading European and world specialist in the area of orthopaedics.