Professor Andris RUBINS

Professor Andris RUBINS

Head of the Chair of Dermatovenerology, University of Latvia

Raina Blvd. 19, Riga, LV-1586,  Latvia
     Mob.Ph.: .+371 29481725
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President of Latvian Association of Dermatovenerologists
President of Baltic Association of Dermatovenerologists
President of Latvian Dermatovenerologcal fondation
President of CEEDVA
IUSTI-EUROPA Board member
EAAD  Board member
UEMS Dermatovenerologys section representative from Latvia


Date and place of birth 

November 19,1947, Sigulda, Latvia



Latvian - native, English, Russian - fluent

Education, professional training

Current job, occupation

Professional certificate - Dermatovenerology (1975)

Research Activities

Author of more than 200 research publications, 6 inventions and patents, 7 monographs.

Honours and Awards

Lectures delivered

  Guest lecturer to deliver  lectures on:

  1. Psoriasis, immunopathogenesis and immune therapy.
  2. Immunopathogenesis and the latest developments in the therapy of skin diseases.
  3. Dermatovenerology in Latvia: advances and perspectives.
  4. STD and Syphilis.

Visiting Professor at 10  universities in USA , 5  universities in Germany, 5 universties in Japan; 2 universities in Taiwan. universities in Italy, Russia, Estonia and Lithuania.
Presentations  at many EADV, International and World Congresses  including Buenos Aires, Argentina (2007), and Seoul , Korea (2011), Japan (2009), Russia (2009, 2011, 2012), 18th Chinese Congress, Bejing (2012), AAD Meeting (2012), Odessa, Ukraine (2013), Hong Kong (2013) et al.

Since 1992 more than 20 research projects in Dermatovenerology..

 Research projects

     Since 1992 - more than 18 research projects in Dermatovenerology.

Monographs in Dermatology

  1. Illustrated Manual in Dermatovenerology ( Rubins A., Gutmane R., Siegel D.), Riga, 1996, 268 pp. (in Latvian).
  2. Illustrated Handbook in Dermatovenerology ( Rubins A., Gutmane R., Siegel D.), Riga, 1997, 292 pp. (in Russian).
  3. Textbook "Skin Diseases and Their Therapy "(A.Rubins, R.Gutmane, S.Reitamo et al.; A.Rubins -Ed.), LDF: Riga, 2002, 347 pp..    
  4. Sexually Transmisive Diseases ( A.Rubins -Ed.), LDF: Riga, 2001, 214 pp.
  5. Textbook "Dermatovenerology" ( A.Rubins - Ed.), LDF: Riga, 2010, 436 pp. (in Latvian).
  6. Textbook "Dermatovenerology" ( A.Rubins ), Panfilov Publishing house: Moscow, 2011, 347 pp. (in Russian).

International Congresses and Conferences

        1998-2012:  participation – 47, chairing - 19 sessions

         President -  1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, 8th Baltic Congresses of Dermatovenerology
         President - 26th IUSTI-EUROPE Congress   2011; September 8-10, Riga (Latvia)
         President - 21st  EADV Congress 2012, September 27-30, Prague.


Supervision of Doctoral Students 

    4 Theses for the degree of MD have been defended under my guidance, 2 theses are to be defended, 2 currently being supervised.

Leisure Activities

    Sports (table tennis, swimming, football, basketball)
    Collecting works of famous Latvian painters


Last update 20.09.2013