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Joanna Żak

Orthopedist / Surgeon

About

Dr Joanna Żak is a Specialist Orthopedist-Traumatologist with 20 years of experience
Qualifications

  • Graduated from the Medical Academy in Białystok (1994)
  •  1st degree specialisation in general surgery (1999)
  • 2nd degree specialisation in orthopedics and traumatology (2005)

Treatments

Orthopaedic services:
  • Orthopaedic consultations
  • USS of hips in infants
  • USS of the knees and joints
  • Joint functions
  • Intramuscular and periarticular injections
  • Visco supplementation with hyaluronic acid
  • Steroid injections
  • Medical reports
Surgical services:
  • Surgical consultations
  • Treatments for ingrown nails – cutting out the wedge plates of the nail
  • Dissection of non-extensive skin lesions: moles, birthmarks, warts, lumps, scars
  • Cutting lesions from the subcutaneous tissue – lipomas, cocci, fibroids and hemangiomas
  • Cutting out, curing calluses / calluses on the feet
  • Incisions and straining abscesses
  • Joint punctures
  • Intra-articular administration of drugs (lignocaine, steroid products)
  • Conservative treatment of gelatinous cysts (ganglions) in important places, e.g. around the cancer or under the knees
  • Tracting the seams
  • Medical reports

Experience

  • Surgeon and Orthopedist, Health Care Center Hospital, Nidzica (1996-2000)
  • Surgeon and Orthopedist, Municipal Complex Hospital Orthopedic and Trauma Department,
    Olsztyn (2000-2004)
  • Surgeon and Orthopedist, Provincial Specialist Children’s Hospital, Department of Children’s
    Orthopedics, Olsztyn (2006-2010)
  • Surgeon and Orthopedist, Preluksation Clinic, specializing in ultrasound diagnostics and
    treatment of hip dysplasia in infants

Currently she deals with outpatient treatment of orthopedic patients – children and adults – in
Gdańsk and London. Dr. Żak has extensive experience in the treatment of both surgical patients and
patients with musculoskeletal disorders (i.e. orthopedic) of all ages.

Specialisation