Iwona Sarzyńska-Długosz


Iwona Sarzyńska-Długosz MD, PhD, graduated from the Medical Academy in Lublin, Poland in 1998.

In 2000 she has started training in neurology at the 2nd Department of Neurology of the Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology in Warsaw, Poland. In 2004 she received her PhD degree based on the dissertation “The risk factors, clinical course and outcome in recurrent stroke”. In 2006 she became a specialist in neurology and in 2011 in rehabilitation medicine after passing her board examinations. In 2014 she received her habilitation on the basis of study: “The development of stroke care in Poland in years 2003-2012”. She is certified specialist in treatment of migraine, dystonia and focal spasticity with botulinum toxin. She is one of the Polish experts in: spasticity treatment, neurorehabilitation and nutrition in neurology. She has also international certificate in neurosonology.

She acts as the head of Neurological Rehabilitation Ward in 2nd Department of Neurology, Institute of Psychiatry and Neurology, Warsaw, Poland with medical, scientific, and administrative responsibilities. Iwona Sarzyńska-Długosz is a vice-president of Polish Rehabilitation Medicine Society and a Chairwoman of the Neurorehabilitation Section of Polish Neurological Society,