Prof. Peter Mlkvý, MD, PhD

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Graduated at Comenius University Bratislava, Medical Faculty in 1975. Postgraduate specialization in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Oncology.

Employed at Internal Clinic Medical faculty, Institute of Clinical Oncology and St Elisabeth Cancer Hospital in Bratislava. PhD degree at Masaryk University Brno (1988), Habilitation & Inauguration at Trnava University (1998, 2004). Researcher and clinical assistant in 1993–1995 University College London, National Medical Laser Centre, consultant & clinical assistant. In 1995–1997 Gastroenterology Centre University of Kuwait. Currently Head of Department of Medical Laser centre at St Elisabeth Cancer Hospital, Head of Biomedical Department of International Laser Center in Bratislava, Professor at St Elisabeth University Bratislava.

Member of International Photodynamic Association, deputy chief editor of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, member of editorial board – Gastroenterology in Practice.

In 2002–2010 head of oncology section of Slovak Gastroenterology Society, 2005–2010 chief expert for Gastroenterology for Ministry of Health in Slovakia, since 2010 president of Slovak Gastroenterological Society.

Topics of interest: gastrointestinal oncology, gastrointestinal precanceroses, ablative & photodynamic therapy of GI tumors