Prof. Dr. Cristian Chiricuță
With extensive experience and an international reputation in radiotherapy, Prof. Dr. Ion-Christian Chiricuță has dedicated his entire career to treating cancer patients, both through medical practice and scientific activity.
Between 1965 and 1980 he studied Atomic and Nuclear Physics at the Faculty of Physics of the University of Cluj Napoca and General Medicine at the Medical-Pharmaceutical Institute of Cluj Napoca. Prof. Dr. Chiricuță obtained in 1978 a doctorate in physics from Babeș-Bolyai University and a doctorate in medicine from the Institute of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj. He then completed a residency in radiotherapy at Colțea Hospital in Bucharest.
Since 1986, Prof. Dr. Chiricuță worked in Germany as a resident in the radiotherapy department of the Marienhospital – Herne (University of Bochum).
From 1988 until 1995 Prof. Dr. Chiricuță worked in the Radiotherapy Clinic of the University of Wuerzburg and since 1991 Prof. Dr. Chiricuță has worked in the Radiotherapy Clinic of the University of Wuerzburg. Dr. Chiricuță is a specialist in radiotherapy.
In 1996 Prof. Dr. Chiricuță has been appointed Chief Physician and Director of the Institute of Radiotherapy Oncology at St. Vincenz in Limburg, where he was active until 2010. In the same year, Prof. Dr. Chiricuță received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Wuerzburg, and in 2002 he was awarded the title of Professor at the University of Wuerzburg.
Currently Prof. Dr. Chiricuță collaborates with the Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, where he teaches in the Master of Medical Biophysics and Cellular Biotechnology the subject “Medical Imaging, Ionizing Radiation in Diagnosis and Treatment. Notions of Clinical Radiobiology” which involves training and instructing students on modern radiotherapy equipment and performing practical external irradiation plans.
Prof. Dr. Chiricuță has often returned to the country on the occasion of conferences, congresses or courses to share some of his experience and contribute to the development of radiotherapy locally.
Prof. Dr. Ion-Christian Chiricuță is the author of 3 books on oncology and radiotherapy published between 2001-2004, co-author of 4 other such books and author of more than 40 articles published in journals and specialized publications.