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Orthopedist , President of Latvia

Valdis Zatlers, President of Latvia, orthopedist. Board member Popular Front of Latvia, 1988—1989; Member of Latvian Association Orthopaedics and Traumatology (former deputy chief), Latvian Arthroscopy Association (founder).

Background

Zatlers, Valdis was born on March 22, 1955 in Riga, Latvia.

Education

Graduate, Institute Medical, Riga, 1979. Attended, Yale University.

Career

Orthopedic surgeon Riga Hospital Northern 2, chief traumatology unit, 1985. Director Latvian Traumatology and Orthopedics Hospital, 1994—2007, board chief, 1998—2007. President Republic of Latvia, since 2007.

Membership

Board member Popular Front of Latvia, 1988—1989. Member of Latvian Association Orthopaedics and Traumatology (former deputy chief), Latvian Arthroscopy Association (founder).

Connections

Married Lilita Zatlere. 3 children.

spouse:
Lilita Zatlere