Piotr Czauderna MD, PhD

Medical tourism

Languages I speak

Polish English


[ Pediatric Surgery ] Surgery


Head of the Surgery and Urology Clinic for Children and Adolescents of the Medical University of Gdansk

Copernicus Hospital

-Present | Gdansk, Poland

Currently working full time as the consultant pediatric surgeon and Head of the Department of Surgery and Urology for Children and Adolescents, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland. Former Chairman of the SIOPEL (International Childhood Liver Tumors Strategy Group): 2006-2012. Currently member of the SIOPEL Core Committee. Presently also working as the national chair of the Polish Pediatric Liver Tumors Study Group and Surgical Coordinator of the Polish Group for Germ Cell Tumors in Children. Past member of the Executive Board of the International Society of Pediatric Oncologic Surgeons (2002-2006). President of the Polish Association of Pediatric Surgeons (from 2012) Secretary and Treasurer of the Section and Board of Pediatric Surgery of the UEMS. Scientific interests: Liver tumors in children (particularly treatment of hepatoblastoma and hepatocellular carcinoma), role of minimally invasive surgery in pediatric oncology. Prof. Czauderna has done numerous internships at foreign clinics of paediatric surgery, inter alia in: 1991 - Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, USA), UCLA School of Medicine (Los Angeles, USA), John Hopkins Medical School (Baltimore, USA) and Stanford University (USA), 1992 – internship at Medizinische Hochschule of Hannover, 1996 – internship at the Clinic of Orthopaedy of the Academic Clinical Hospital (German abbr. AKH) of Wien, 1999 – internship at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children of Edinburgh and the Paediatric Surgery Clinic of HELIOS Hospital in Berlin.


Medical University of Gdansk

Certificates and organisations:

International Association for Pediatric Surgical Oncology

Polish Association of Pediatric Surgeons

Polish Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

International Pediatric Endosurgery Group

European Society of Pediatric Endoscopic Surgery

European Society of Pediatric Surgery