Bartlomiej Kowalczyk MD
Consultant in Orthopaedic Surgery with a major interest in Paediatric Orthopaedics and sport related injuries.



Professional information

Professional registration:

• Licensed to practice medicine in Poland (1994)
• Specialist Registration in orthopaedic and trauma surgery (2004) (Licence No 0720/2004/16)
• GMC full with specialist registration (GMC ref. number 7018921) (2008)
• Member of Eurepean Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (EPOS)

Current appointment:

• Consultant (2004-2007)
Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics and Traumatology
University Children's Hospital of Cracow
Wielicka St 265, 30-663 Cracow, Poland.
(Head of the Dept.: Tadeusz Lejman M.D. PhD)
• Lecturer
Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty of Medicine
S. Anna 12 St, Cracow, Poland

Professional Education and Qualifications:

1998
I ST DEGREE SPECIALISATION (state examination in orthopaedics and trauma surgery)
2002
PhD thesis
( Title: " The value of the Goldner procedure for severe idiopathic clubfeet in children ")
Supervisor: Prof. Jan Grochowski MD PhD, Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Jagiellonian University, Krakow.
2004
II ND DEGREE SPECIALISATION (specialist equivalent)
2007
EUROPEAN PAEDIATRIC LIFE SUPPORT PROVIDER
( European Resuscitation Counsil certificate No 48-07-03808-04-15)

Postgraduate international training

1998
Orthopaedic Summer School,
Orton Hospital & University of Helsinki
Helsinki, Finland
Course Director: D.Schlenzka MD
2003      [1.12-31.12.2003]
Training in paediatric orthopaedic surgery

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Children's Hospital of San Diego & University of California,
San Diego,USA.
Supervisor: Dennis R. Wenger MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
2006      [1.06-31.07.2006]
Training in paediatric orthopaedic surgery

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Supervisor: John P. Dormans MD, Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
2005, 2006
Good Clinical Practice Courses, Krakow, Poland
Course Director: K. Betkowska-Oleksik MD
2008      [1.06 - 31.07.2008]
Employment as a Senior Registrar

Paediatric Orthopaedic Unit,
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK

Professional major interests

1. Congenital and secondary deformities of lower extremities in children :
Hip ( developmental dysplasia of the hip -DDH: conservative and surgical treatment )
Foot ( clubfeet, Ponseti protocol, soft tissue and bony procedures )
Juvenile Hallux Valgus ( soft tissue and bony procedures )
2. Secondary post-inflammatory, post-traumatic long bones deformities and length iequality
3. Musculo-sceletal trauma, knee injuries:
sport related injuries ( knee arthroscopy ).
Posttraumatic ankle instability - surgical treatment: anatomic and extra-articular reconstructions
4. Benign and malignant bone tumors - diagnosis and treatment, local resections with limb salvage surgery, biologic reconstructions.
5. Length leg discrepancy - surgical treatment ( epiphysiodesis, elongation with Ilizarov method )

Consultations
(knee arthroscopy, soft tissue and bony procedures with biodegradable or standard fixation. Post-operative scar and hardware removal, Ponseti protocol for clubfeet, Hip ulstrasound)

NZOZ ORTHICUS, Krakow, Turniejowa 73 St.,
phone: +48 602 614 214


Publications:

Bart Kowalczyk MD is and author or co-author of over 20 publications in peer - reviewed orthopaedic journals:

1. T.Lejman, J.Sułko, B.Kowalczyk " Ilizarov method in treatment of reccurent clubfeet". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 1998
2. B.Kowalczyk "A report on training in Summer Orthopaedic School in Helsinki". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 1998
3. T.Lejman, J.Sułko, B.Kowalczyk "Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita-surgical possibilities in gait improvement". Chirurgia Dziecięca, 2000
4. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk "Goldner's method in treatment of clubfeet". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2001
5. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk "The results of treatment of severe idiopathic and reccurent clubfeet with the modyfied Goldner's procedure". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2001
6. B.Kowalczyk, T.Lejman "Pathological anatomy of clubfoot: a review of the literature and self observations". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2001
7. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk: "Surgical treatment of macrodactyly and foot gigantism". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2001
8. B.Kowalczyk: " A report on training in Pediatric Orthopaedic Departament in Children Hospital in San Diego, USA". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2004
9. B.Kowalczyk, T.Lejman, J.Sułko, K.Miklaszewski " Percutaneus tenotomy of the Achilles tendo in treatment of clubfeet. A preliminary raprot". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2005
10. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk: " The results of surgical treatment of calcaneonavicular bars in children". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2005
11. B.Kowalczyk, J. Feluś: "Diagnostic problems in developmental dysplasia of the hip". Developmental Period Medicine, 2005
12. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk " Biologic reconstructions of massive bone defects after limb salvage procedures for malignant bone tumors in own experience". Ortopedia Traumatologia Rehabilitacja, 2005
13. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk: "Ehlers - Danlos syndrome with multiple joint contractures". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2006
14. J. Feluś, B.Kowalczyk: "Clinically silent developmental dysplasia of the hip". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2006
15. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk, J.Feluś " Elbow dislocation in children - an influence of concomitant fractures on the end result of treatment". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2006
16. T.Lejman, B.Kowalczyk: "Unusual form and localisation of benign chondroblastoma mimicing paraosteal osteosarcoma". Chirurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2007
17. J. Feluś, W. Radło, B. Kowalczyk: "The results of treatment of Madelung deformity in children". Chiurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska 2006
18. T.Lejman, B. Kowalczyk: "Pediatric ankle injuries and their treatment" (abstract). Chiurgia Narządów Ruchu i Ortopedia Polska, 2006
19. T.Lejman, B. Kowalczyk: "Results of the modyfied Van Nes rotationplasty for proximal femoral focal deficiency" (abstract). Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 2007
20. B.Kowalczyk, T .Lejman: "The rules of the Ponseti method in treatment of congenital clubfeet". Ortopedia Traumatologia Rehabilitacja, 2007
21. J.Felus, B.Kowalczyk, T.Lejman: "Sonographic evaluation of injuries after Traumatic patellar dislocation". Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 2008
22. B. Kowalczyk, T.Lejman: "Short termexperiences with the Ponseti casting and Achilles tenotomy method for clubfeet treatment in arthrogryposis multiplex congenita". Journal of Children's Orthopaedics, 2008
23. B.Kowalczyk, T.Lejman, G.Drabik, E.Załęska-Czepko: Primary epiphyseal localization of primitive neuroectodermal tumor in a child. European Journal of Radiology. 2011