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Jan Sylwester Witowski

Academic Degree: MD (class of 2019), Jagiellonian University Medical College Affiliation: Jagiellonian University Medical College, Kraków, Poland
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Language: English, Polish
Twitter: @JanWitowski


Medical Doctor (MD) Jagiellonian University Collegium Medicum Faculty of Medicine 2013 - 2019

Research Experience

Leader of 3D printing research grou
         -   Stage 1: April 2015 - July 2016 at Jagiellonian University, Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Applied Computer Science
         -   Stage 2: July 2016 - now at Jagiellonian University, 2nd Department of General Surgery

Member of Students' Scientific Society at 2nd Department of General Surgery 2016 - now

Research Areas

  • 3D printing

  • Virtual reality

  • Machine learning

3D-Printing Related Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles (until April 2017)

  • "Cost-effective, personalized, 3D-printed liver model for preoperative planning before laparoscopic liver hemihepatectomy for colorectal cancer metastases" Witowski JS, Pędziwiatr M, Major P, Budzyński A. International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (2017) doi: 10.1007/s11548-017-1527-3. (IF 2015=1.827)

  • "3D Printing in Liver Surgery: A Systematic Review" Witowski JS, Coles-Black J, Zuzak TZ, Pędziwiatr M, Chuen J, Major P, Budzyński A. Telemedicine and e-Health (2017, accepted for publication). (IF 2015=1.791)

Related Conference Proceedings (until April 2017)

  • "3D-printed anatomical models for tactile teaching visually impaired students" Witowski JS. International Conferences on Computers Helping People with Special Needs (February 2016).

  • "Segmentacja, wizualizacja i druk 3D modeli wątroby jako zastosowanie szybkiego prototypowania w edukacji medycznej" (English: "Segmentation, visualization and 3D printing liver models as a use of rapid prototyping in medical education - review") Witowski JS, Zuzak T, Filip M, Wdowiak A, Woźniakowski M. IV Konferencja Naukowo-Szkoleniowa: Innowacyjne technologie medyczne - znaczenie i zastosowanie, Lublin, Poland (November 2016)

  • "3D-Printed Liver Model as a Tool for Preoperative Planning in Complex Laparoscopic Liver Resection Case" Witowski JS, Zuzak T, Filip M, Wdowiak A, Woźniakowski M. 3rd Lublin International Medical Congress. Lublin, Poland - First prize in "Case reports" session (December 2016).

  • "Literature review of 3D printing applications in liver surgery" Witowski JS, Coles-Black J, Zuzak TZ, Pędziwiatr M, Chuen J, Major P, Budzyński A. BHI 2017 - International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics, Orlando, FL, USA (February 2017).

  • "Machine learning in surgery: Random Forests versus EuroScore II in predicting mortality after elective cardiac surgery" Witowski JS, Sitkowski M. VII International Students' Conference of Young Medical Researcher, Wrocław, Poland (April 2017).

  • "3D-Printed Models for Complex Liver Resections: A Preliminary Report" Witowski JS, Malina Z, Sitkowski M. Tutor: Pędziwiatr M MD PhD. International Medical Students' Conference, Kraków, Poland - First prize in "Controversies and trends in medicine" session (April 2017).


  • Reviewed Nature Scientific Reports Journal articles (IF=5.228)

  • Reviewed IJ Molecular Science articles (IF=3.257)

Training Abroad

  • Research Elective at 3DMedLab, Department of Vascular Surgery at Austin Health in Melbourne and University of Melbourne. Under supervision of Dr Jasamine Coles-Black and Dr Jason Chuen (January 4-14th 2017).

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