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Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon 
Dr. Karolis Černauskis


Breast surgery, abdominoplasty (“tummy tuck”), body contouring.

Areas of work: consultations, botulinum toxin injections, surgical operations: breast augmentation (with implants or the patient’s own fat), breast reduction, breast lift, abdominoplasty, which can be combined with surgical treatment of hernias, liposuction, arm and thigh surgery, body contouring, upper eyelids plastic, plastic surgery after massive weight loss, and other operations.

Work and education

  • 2009-2015 – Master of Medicine, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences;

  • 2014-2015 – Internship at Šiauliai Republican Hospital;

  • 2015-2020 – Residency at the Surgery Clinic of Kauno Klinikos of the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, qualification in abdominal surgery;

  • 2020-2022 – Vilnius University Santaros Clinic, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, professional qualification of plastic and reconstructive surgeon;

  • Since 2022 – Doctor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Gijos Klinikos & BaltiClinic.


Internships, conferences, seminars

Every year I participate in scientific conferences and in-service training courses both in Lithuania and abroad.


Scholarly publications

  • Co-author of the article “The Importance of pelvic and para-aortic lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer treatment and staging”. Journal: Theory and Practice in medicine (2015);

  • Co-author of the article “How severe is moderately severe acute pancreatitis? Clinical validation of revised 2012 Atlanta Classification”. World journal of gastroenterology (2017);

  • Co-author of the article “Safe liposuction: case presentation and literature review”. Journal: Lietuvos chirurgija (2020);

  • Co-author of the article “TAP block in abdominoplasty: literature review”. Medical Sciences;

  • Author and co-author of many other scholarly papers in Lithuanian and foreign scientific conferences.


The surgeon speaks fluent English and Russian.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon 
Dr. Giedrius Stankevičius

Dr Giedrius’ career focus is on body plastic surgery (esp. tummy tucks & liposuction). He & his team are renowned for down-to-earth interaction, precision & excellent results among patients.

Work and education

  • 2009 – graduated from VU medicine faculty;

  • 2010 – received medical doctor license;

  • 2010-2015 – residency at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Professional Certification in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery;

  • 2015-2018 – plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Estetinės chirurgijos centras;

  • 2016-present – plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Panevėžys hospital;

  • 2019-present – plastic and reconstructive surgeon at InMedica Santariškės hospital, Vilnius;

  • 2019-present – plastic and reconstructive surgeon at SV clinic, Kaunas;

  • 2020-present – plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Gijos Klinikos & BaltiClinic, Kaunas.


Internships, conferences, seminars

  • internship at Henri Mondor University Hospital, Paris, France – 2013;

  • internship at the University Clinic of Hand and Plastic Reconstructive Surgery in Vysoke nad Jizerou, Czech Republic – 2013;

  • internship at the Microsurgery Center in Riga, Latvia – 2017;

  • internship at Akademiklinken, Stockholm, Sweden – 2018;

  • internship at Henri Mondor Hospital, Paris, France – 2018;

  • IMCAS (International Master Course in Aging Science) world congress – 2019;

  • internship at a private clinic in Sirio-Libanes with a doctor. R.Fadul, professor F.Nahas. Sao Paulo, Brazil – 2019;

  • Participant in the World Congress of Plastic Surgeons of Lebanese Descent. Beirut, Lebanon – 2019;

  • Motiva MinimalScar ™ & MotivaHybrid® breast augmentation with implants and own fat workshop and training – 2020.


The surgeon speaks fluent English and Russian.

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Weight Loss Surgeon
Md, PhD Donatas Danys

Highly experienced surgeon with more than 10 years of international experience already (see CV below). Dr Donatas’ career focus is the improvement of bariatric operations. His focus area is operations of obesity with various gastric reduction operations such as aesthetic (bikini line) gastric sleeve surgery, gastric bypass, gastric plication and intragastric balloon.

  • First surgeon in Europe to perform a bikini gastric sleeve surgery;

  • Has over 10 years of laparoscopic surgery;

  • Master and innovator of laser proctology;

  • International speaker of more than 5 workshops in laser proctology.

Education at University

  • 2003-2010 – Kaunas University of Medicine, General medicine;

  • 2010-2015 – Vilnius University faculty of Medicine, Abdominal surgery residency;

  • Postgraduate positions: 2015 – 2019 PhD Vilnius University faculty of Medicine, Lithuania;

  • Medical License: Abdominal surgeon, bariatric surgeon, coloproctologist.

International practice

  • 2012 – Helios St.Josefs-Hospital, Bochum, Germany;

  • 2018 – Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. (2018-2020 Mayo Clinic ranked No.1 hospital nationwide by USA).

Workshops in bariatric surgery

  • 2019 – Sleeve gastrectomy, Medera Hospital, Baku (Azerbaijan);

  • 2019 – Workshop “Laparoscopic Upper GI Surgery” Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee (Scotland);

  • 2019 – Workshop in RNY Gastric Bypass. AZ Jan Palfijn Hospital, Ghent (Belgium);

  • 2020 – 1st Bariatric Summit, Istanbul (Turkey).


International Congress (2013-2020)

Amsterdam (Nederland), Viena (Austria), Milan (Italy), Seattle(USA), Turin (Italy), Cape Town (South Africa), Nice (France), Cleveland (USA), London(UK), St.Gallen (Switzerland), Berlin (Germany), Rome (Italy), Prague (Czech Republic), Mumbai (India), Madrid (Spain), Tallinn (Estonia), Polock (Belarus), Shiraz (Iran), Warsaw (Poland).


  • 2015 – I place at “Laparoscopic skill tournament“, Lithuania Minimally Invasive Surgery Society, Vilnius (Lithuania);

  • 2019 – Best oral presentation, American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting, Cleveland (USA).


Clinical Trials

2016 – Rifamycin for treatment of uncomplicated diverticulitis, phase II.


The surgeon speaks fluent English and Russian.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon 
Dr. Gintaras Papečkys

  • Surgeon G. Papečkys has performed over 5,000 aesthetic surgeries and is a Lithuanian pioneer of such surgeries and aesthetic procedures as: fat grafting procedure (1996), male genital correction (1997), botulinum toxin injections (1999). He was one of the first to use a “heavy” hyaluronic acid filler - Restylane Sub Q (2002) for face shape corrections. The surgeon was the first one who began using a new-generation fillers for facial correction - Radiesse (2009), for breast, buttock correction - Macrolane (2010). While developing the minimal invasive aesthetic facial surgery, the surgeon has introduced a suspension thread– “Silhouetle Lift” (2010) for lifting the weakened facial tissues. He started to apply platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections (2011) and was the first one in Lithuania who has performed the brand-new aesthetic medical procedure – stem-cell transplantation in facial skin (2011).

  • In 1981, G. Papečkys graduated from the Medical Care Department at Kaunas University of Medicine with highest distinction. He was working in the Surgery Clinics of one of the largest institutions of medical care in Lithuania - Kaunas Academical Clinics - for thirteen years. During his medical practice at Kaunas Academical Clinics, he was also giving consultations and working as a surgeon in “Kaunas Medical Centre”, the first private clinics in Kaunas.

  • The surgeon is a full member of Lithuanian Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, a member of International Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Association. Plastic and reconstructive surgeon Gintaras Papečkys has upgraded his qualification in Austria, Belgium, Greece, France, Russia, the United States of America, and Italy. Dr. G.Papečkys has operated many famous Lithuanian music and show business representatives, prominent businessmen.

  • The surgeon promotes a minimally invasive facial aesthetic surgery and always keeps to this principle. Recent trends in aesthetic medicine have proven that the understanding of plastic surgery and facial aesthetics was chosen correctly.

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Knowing that you are able to help patients isn’t sufficient, it is necessary to see the positive result of the treatment as well. The greatest motivation while working comes from seeing the sparkle and hope in the eyes of the patient when appears a tangible positive change. Then the mutual motivation emerges to take the same path towards better health. It is exceptionally hard to change the lifestyle habits, however cooperation and desire are fundamental.

Work activity

  • Since 2018 – Dietology physician psychotherapist at Clinic AGATAS;

  • Since September 2014 Lecturer at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences;

  • Since September 2008 Dietology physician at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences;

  • August 2007 – September 2014 Assistant at Gastroenterology Department at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.

Education and qualification

  • 2019 March – Basic training in motivational interviewing;

  • 2019 February – Graduate of the Introductory Psychotherapy Course (Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy) at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) Behavioral Medicine Clinic (4800 hours);

  • 2014 June 27 defended Doctoral degree in medical sciences “Nutrition habits, adherence to dietary recommendations and factors leading to weight loss and return after surgery”

  • 2009 – 2013 Gastroenterology Doctorant at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences;

  • 2005 – 2008 Dietology Residency at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Hospital;

  • 2004 – 2005 Internist at Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Hospital


  • Lactase non-persistence is directed by DNA-variation-dependent epigenetic aging. 2016  

  • Gastrointestinal symptoms and eating behavior among morbidly obese patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. 2014 

  • Nutrition in pregnancy after bariatric surgery. 2014 

  • Modern opinion about obesity nutrition. Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2013 

  • Patients knowledge about nutrition and vitamin and mineral use after gastric bypass. 2012  

Dietologist Physician 
MD, PhD Rūta Petereit 

Work activity

  • From 2005 Otorhinolaryngologist at the Kauno Klinikos Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Hospital;

  • 2009-2019 Otorhinolaryngologist at “Gijos Klinikos” Clinic;

  • From 2019 Otorhinolaryngologist at “Gijos Klinikos”.

Education and qualification

  • 2001 Graduated from Kaunas University of Medicine;

  • 2005 Completed otorhinolaryngology residency at Kaunas University of Medicine;

  • 2010 Awarded the Doctor of Medicine.


  • 2006 Traineeship at Charles University, Faculty Hospital Motol (Prague, Czech Republic).

MD, PhD Marius Kašėta
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Orthopedist - Traumatologist 
MD, PhD Juozas Belickas

Work activity

  • 2005 - Head of the Department of Endoprosthesis and Sports Injuries of Kaunas Clinical Hospital;

  • 2009 - orthopedist-traumatologist of the clinic "Beauty Surgery";

  • From 2019 orthopedist-traumatologist at “Gijos Klinikos”.

Education and qualification

  • 1991 Graduated from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (former Kaunas Medical Academy), Kaunas.

  • 1991 Internship at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark;

  • 1994 Completed a residency in general surgery at the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Hospital, Kaunas;

  • 1995 Completed Sumerian orthopedic courses in Helsinki, Finland and an internship at Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark;

  • 1996 Graduated from the orthopedics-traumatology residency at the former Kaunas University of Medicine;

  • 1996 - Kaunas Clinical Hospital (former Kaunas Red Cross Clinical Hospital) orthopedist-traumatologist;

  • 1998 Trained at the Lorenz Böhler Injury Center, Vienna, Austria, and at Waterbury Hospital, USA;

  • 1999 Internship at Générale-Beaulieu Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland;

  • 2000 participated in Salzburg medical seminars, Austria;

  • 2001 Internship at Kassel Orthopedic Hospital, Germany;

  • 2002 Obtained a doctoral degree from the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (formerly Kaunas University of Medicine), Kaunas;

  • 2002 - Lecturer, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences;

  • 2004 Internship at Ghent University Hospital, Belgium;

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