Łukasz Szumowski

Łukasz Szumowski
Łukasz Szumowski

Minister of health


Born on 3 June 1972.

Since November 2016 he has worked as Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

He graduated from medical studies at the Medical University of Warsaw. He subsequently began work at the Institute of Cardiology in Warsaw-Anin. In 2002, he obtained a PhD in medical sciences, while in 2010 he became an associate professor in medical sciences. Since 2011, he has led the specialist team for life sciences at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education. In 2016, he obtained the title of professor from President Andrzej Duda.

He was the Head of the Cardiac Dysrhythmia Clinic at the Institute of Cardiology in Warsaw, where he had been a member of the Scientific Council for many years. He held numerous positions in European and Polish scientific societies. He is a member of European and Polish Cardiological Society.

He cooperated with “Kresy in Need – From Poles for Poles” Foundation, which helps Polish citizens left outside eastern borders of Poland, in particular children from Grodno and Vawkavysk. He also cooperated with Heart for Arrhythmia Foundation, which promotes knowledge in the field of arrhythmia prevention, diagnostics and treatment, and the Heart for Arrhythmia Patients’ Association.

He is married, has four children. In his free time, he sails and skis. He also plays the piano and guitar.