Prof. MUDr. Martin Repko, Ph.D. was born in Brno in 1967. Following his studies at the Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University (1986–1992), where he was awarded the title of MUDr., he went on to complete his Ph.D. studies in 2005. Between 1990 and 2007, he participated in study periods in the Netherlands, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2008, he completed his habilitation procedure and was appointed associate professor. In 2019, following a successful professor appointment procedure, he was appointed professor of surgery.
Prof. Repko is the head of the Orthopaedic Clinic of the Faculty of Medicine, which is a joint department with the University Hospital Brno. He specialises in the treatment of scoliosis, neuromuscular deformities of the spine and skeleton, spondylo-surgery, spinal oncology and all aspects of spinal surgery. He also focuses on sports medicine. His professional career is intrinsically linked to the University Hospital Brno. In addition to clinical medicine, he is intensively involved in teaching and research activities. He is a member of the Doctoral Board of Surgery and Reproductive Medicine and chairs the Scientific Board of the Faculty of Medicine of MU. He is the author or co-author of more than a hundred scientific papers.
Martin Repko is a member of a number of professional organisations in the Czech Republic and abroad, including the Czech Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology (chairman of the committee), the Czech Society for Spine Surgery, the Spine Society of Europe and the Scoliosis Research Society. He is co-founder and coordinator of the University Centre for Research and Treatment of Scoliosis and Spinal Deformities at the Faculty of Medicine of Masaryk University. He is an advisor to the Minister of Health of the Czech Republic and serves on the accreditation committee in the field of Spinal Surgery. Since 2022, he has been chairing the Association of Deans of Medical Faculties of the Czech Republic.