Prof. Wojciech Maksymowicz, MD, PhD was born on the 24th of May 1955 in Wloclawek, Poland.
In 1980 he graduated from the Medical University of Warsaw, where he also received his doctorate in the same year and later a post-doctoral degree in 1994.
During his 12 years of work in Neurosurgery Clinic at the Medical University of Warsaw he received his 1st and 2nd degree specialization in the range of neurosurgery and neurotraumatology in 1983 and in 1987.
At that time he
performed the first implantations of the epidural spinal cord stimulations in Poland in cooperation with Restorative Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine
neurosurgery knowledge during a five-year European Neurosurgery Course organized by European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
completed the course in 1992 in Jerusalem.
In 1990 he
worked scientifically in the Clinic of Neurosurgery Wessex Neurological Center of the University
Over the period 1997-1999 he was the Minister of Health and Social Welfare of the Polish Republic, leading the implementation of the huge healthcare reform.
After that he became the head of Neurosurgery Department in the Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of Interior in Warsaw.
On a proposal from the Scientific Council of Military Medical Institute in 2006, he received the professor's degree.
Since 2007 he has been the Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, at the same time being the head of the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery Clinic and Laboratory of Research on Stem Cells at this university.
is the author of over 120 publications and scientific reports and also the member of Scientific Council
to the Health Minister of Poland