Robert Flisiak is a head of Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology of the Medical University of Bialystok, Poland. He earned his medical degree at the Medical University of Bialystok, and completed training there in internal medicine (1988) and infectious diseases (1991). In 1991-92 he completed research training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.
Professor Flisiak has been particularly focussed on prostanoids in the pathogenesis of liver diseases, non-invasive biomarkers of liver injury and during the last few years innovative therapies of HBV and HCV infections and has published over 400 publications. He was the Dean of Medical Faculty (2005-2008) and vice-Rector (2008-2012) of Medical University of Bialystok. He is current President of Polish Association for the Study of Liver and vice-President of the Polish Association of Epidemiologists and Infectiologists.