Gustavs Latkovskis, MD, PhD (LAT)

Gustavs LatkovskisName and surname Gustavs Latkovskis, MD, PhD
Qualification Cardiologist, interventional cardiologist

Current employment

Latvian Center of Cardiology, Paul Stradins Clinical University Hospital

  • Clinical and interventional cardiologist (since March 2000) at the Coronary care unit and Heart Catheterization Laboratory.
  • Supervisor for postgraduate training in cardiology (since September 2009).

Faculty of Medicine, University of Latvia

  • Tutor and lecturer in cardiology (2001-2007).
  • Docent (assistant professor) in Cardiology (2007-2011).
  • Associate professor (2011-2015)
  • Professor (since 1.12.2015.)
  • Vice-dean (since 2016)
  • Director of the study program “Medicine” (since 2016).

Latvian Institute of Cardiology and Regenerative Medicine, University of Latvia

  • Investigator (2006-2007)
  • Leading investigator (since 2008)


  • Riga Secondary School N 42 (1978-1981) and Riga Secondary School N39 (1981-1989), Riga, Latvia 
  • Medical Academy of Latvia (Riga Stradins University), Riga, Latvia, medical doctor (MD), 1989-1995, Medicine.

Postgraduate education

  • Medical Academy of Latvia (Riga Stradins University), Riga, Latvia, Internist, 1995-1998, Medicine, Internal Medicine.
  • Medical Academy of Latvia (Riga Stradins University), Riga, Latvia, Cardiologist, 1998-2000, Medicine, Internal Medicine, Cardiology.
  • University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia, PhD studies 2000-2005, PhD degree obtained in 2006, Medicine, Internal Medicine.

Awards and nominations

  • Ilmars Lazovskis Award 2016 for the Fundamental Contribution in Medicine (contribution to development of the Latvian medical sciences, education and cardiology), Annual National Award by the Latvian Medical Association.
  • Professor of the Year in Medical Education 2016, Annual Award in Medicine by the Latvian Medical Association.



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