I am a Physician Intensivist interested in Respiratory and Intensive Care Medicine.

Passionate about Medical Education and modern take on Bedside medicine using Point of Care Ultrasound.

Developing skills in Digital Health.

In free time working on projects Sceptical Medic and MUDr Talks.


Doctor of Medicine
Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia
2011 – 2017

Membership of Royal Colleges of Physicians

ECFMG Certificate
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
USMLE Step 1, Step 2 CK, Step 2 CS, Step 3


Associate Royal College of Physicians Tutor
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
October 2021 – Present

Member of Work Group for Simulation in Medical Education
Department of Simulation Medicine
Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia
2017 – 2022

MUDr Talks, Sceptical Medic, NHS Leadership Academy Award in Healthcare Leadership Foundations (Edward Jenner Programme), IFMSA Local Project Coordinator


Associate Clinical Teacher
School of Medicine, University of Liverpool
September 2021 – Present

Department of Simulation Medicine
Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University, Brno, Czechia
2017 – 2022

RCP Educator Accreditation
Royal College of Physicians

Peer Teacher, Feedback Orientated Observed Teaching (The FOOT Scheme)
Co-Founder of Propedeutika v praxi [Clinical Skills in Practice]

Clinical Skills

Level 4 Advanced / Level 3 Expert Operator Thoracic Ultrasound
British Thoracic Society Training Standards

Focused Ultrasound in Intensive Care (FUSIC) Lung
Intensive Care Society

Ill Medical Patients’ Acute Care & Treatment (IMPACT)
Advanced Life Support, Resuscitation Council (UK)

Publications & Presentations

Vataha, T. (2021). Evidence based medicine skills of junior doctors after an online journal club: a prospective cohort study [Poster]. RCP Regional poster competition 2021 – Mersey, 5 October, Merseyside.

Vataha, T. (2021). The Cardiovascular Examination. [Presentation]. UIMS Essential Examinations Series, 17 June, Czech Republic.

Vataha, T. (2021). Being a Sceptical Medic: Improving Critical Appraisal Skills Through an Online Based Journal Club. [Poster]. EBMA 2020: The Virtual Conference, 9 March, Maastricht, Netherlands.

Vataha, T. (2018). [SBL and PBL protocols]. [Oral presentation]. SIMU Expert Team Meeting, 13 September, University Campus Bohunice.

Libra et al. (2019). Propedeutika v praxi. [Poster]. MEFANET 2019 conference, 27-28 November, Mendel Museum of Masaryk University.


Honorary Clinical Fellow
COVID-19 Vaccine Study COV002
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
May 2020 – October 2020

Quality Improvement

Junior Doctors Evidence Based Medicine Skills Evaluation Survey
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
April 2020 – August 2020

Neck of Femur Fractures Length of Stay 2017/2018 Re-audit
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
September 2018 – January 2019

Patient Safety Specialization
Johns Hopkins University via Coursera


Full registration with license to practice
General Medical Council, United Kingdom
July 2018 – Present

Royal College of Physicians London
Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine
British Thoracic Society


Medic at Refugee Camp Helliniko, Athens, Greece
Caritas Czech Republic & Masaryk University
July 2016

IFMSA World Diabetes Day, Teddy Bear Hospital