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Univ.Prof. PhD. FRCS. MHA Radek Hart

Radek Hart was born in 1967 in the Czech Republic (in Znojmo), in 1982-1986 he graduated from the local grammar school and then from the medical faculty of Masaryk University in Brno (1986-1992). He worked in orthopedic clinics in Prague and Brno and in the Trauma Hospital in Brno, where he completed his PhD in 2002. He completed study visits to orthopedic clinics in Austria (Vienna) and Germany (Hamburg). In 2004 he habilitated (Doz.) and in 2008 he was appointed professor by the President of the Czech Republic as the youngest orthopedist in history. Since 2010, he has been a member of the oldest and most prestigious medical society – the English Royal Academy of Surgeons (FRCS). In 2018, he completed management training in healthcare (MHA) in Prague.

In 2003-2022 he headed the orthopedic department in Znojmo, which he raised to the level of a university hospital and which was visited by patients from all over the country and abroad. He was the first in the Czech Republic to perform many surgical procedures and the first to introduce a number of treatment procedures. He was awarded the prize of the city of Znojmo for the most outstanding personalities of the region.

Since September 2022, he has been a senior physician at the Floridsdorf Clinic (Orthopedics and Traumatology) in Vienna.

He is one of the few orthopedic surgeons dedicated to the entire spectrum of orthopedics

He deals with operations of the spine, all major joints (arthroscopy, cartilage reconstruction, conversion osteotomy, endoprosthesis, etc.), traumatology and sports traumatology, general reconstructive orthopedics, hand and foot surgery. His greatest specialization is elbow joint surgery.

Throughout his career, he has been involved in scientific research and the education of young physicians and graduate students. He has given hundreds of lectures in four world languages on all continents. He has authored or co-authored 115 technical articles, many of which have been published in prestigious international journals. He was awarded the prize for the article with the greatest contribution to clinical practice. He is the author of seven specialized books, and the eighth monograph is nearing completion. He wrote a number of chapters in domestic and foreign reference books. He has been president of several international conferences and courses, is an international lecturer (Austria, Germany, Switzerland), reviewer (USA) and principal investigator of research projects (Germany).

Ceremonial appointment as professor by the President of the Republic
Ceremony for the conferral of membership in the Royal College of Surgeons of England

Vocational training


Advanced training

Academic training


Work performance

Primarius (head physician)

2003-2022 – Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology Znojmo

In the position of chief physician, I merged orthopedics and traumatology and expanded the department from 5 to 20 physician positions. We have performed more than 2,000 surgeries per year. In Znojmo, I built up a modern department. I have been involved in science, international research projects, research projects for the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, publishing and lecturing activities and last but not least I have trained many PhD students. In the department, I covered the entire spectrum of the specialty with my expertise, introduced spine surgery, introduced more than 50 new procedures, and was the first to perform many methods and operations in the Czech Republic.


2000 – today

University Clinic of Traumatology (Trauma Hospital Brno), Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University Brno

Senior physician

Scientific activity


(8 reference books)

115 articles in trade journals

(incl. co-authorship), many of them in foreign journals

(Prize for the best scientific article)

My latest book (2024):
Orthopaedic surgery of the upper extremity

Lecture activity:

Hundreds of presentations at conferences, mostly abroad: