Professor and Chief of the Internal Medicine Clinic
Victor Babeş University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timișoara, Romania
After completing his training in internal medicine and cardiology, including a “Deutscher Akademischer Austausch-Dienst” scholarship he joined the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes” Timisoara, Romania, Internal Medicine and Cardiology Clinic, where he provides clinical care, supervises trainees, administers the clinic, and conducts research on heart failure, hypertension, myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias, to enhance our knowledge and the quality of patient care.
He has been actively involved in teaching and supervision of medical students and residents since he joined the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes” Timisoara. In addition, he lectures regularly in clinical medicine and semiology in the third year. Furthermore, he is organizing courses on internal medicine held for residents. He also lectures on national and international level courses on cardiology and internal medicine.
Beginning from March 2020 he was appointed Vice-rector for Education at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes” Timisoara. His status provides him with an overview of online teaching and examination during the pandemic.
In addition to providing administrative oversight, clinical care, and teaching, he is conducting clinical research in different studies: heart failure, hypertension, cardiovascular protection, atrial fibrillation, Dyslipidemia, Myocardial Infarction, etc.
Since his appointment as Professor and Chief of the Internal Medicine Clinic of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes” Timisoara, he endeavored to provide excellent clinical care, administrative oversight, and teaching, while also conducting clinical trials in his area of clinical expertise.
Through his lecturing (at a local, regional, national and international level), his written works, his clinical research, and his involvement with professional societies he improved in the department of internal medicine and cardiology the care for patients with cardiovascular and internal medicine pathology.
Prof Daniel Lighezan is a Boardmember of the Romanian Society of Cardiology and Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology.