Dr. Rafał Szpak MD, PhD

  • graduated from the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice
  • an Assistant Physician in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny hospital in Legnica
  • a specialist in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • a member of the Polish Ultrasound Society
  • a member of the Fetal Medicine Foundation
  • gained a certificate of competence issued by the Polish Ultrasound Society concerning independent ultrasound examination in the field of obstetrics and gynecology

Certificates of Competence issued by FMF

  • Basic fetal echocardiography. The Fetal Medicine Foundation. London.
  • The 11-13 weeks scan. The Fetal Medicine Foundation. London.

Licences in risk assessment of:

  • Nuchal translucency (NT)
  • Assessment of the nasal bone (NB)
  • Assessment of ductus venosus flow (DV)
  • Assessment of tricuspid flow (TV)
  • Measurement of uterine artery (PI)
  • The 20-22 weeks scan. The Fetal Medicine Foundation. London.
  • Doppler ultrasound. The Fetal Medicine Foundation. London.
  • Cervical assessment. The Fetal Medicine Foundation. London.

Additional/ultrasound courses

  • Ultrasound – a practical individual course. The Clinical Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Gynecologic Oncology of the Medical University of Silesia, Bytom;
  • Physical principles of ultrasound and Doppler techniques, Roztocze School of Ultrasound, Warsaw;
  • Medical ultrasound in gynecology and obstetrics; Roztocze School of Ultrasound; Zamość;
  • Fetal defects, prenatal diagnosis, Doppler examination in obstetrics, fetal heart examination – a development course; Roztocze School of Ultrasound; Sieniawa;
  • Fetal heart echo scan – how to examine and avoid mistakes? The Warsaw Hospice for Children; Warsaw;
  • Fetal Heart Scan; MWU Workshops in Ultrasound; Krakow;
  • 3D/4D Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. Practical-theoretical course: basics of 3D/4D technique, fetal heart defects, congenital uterine anomalies; Roztocze School of Ultrasound; Sieniawa.