Specialization (areas of interest)

  • Pediatric ophthalmology.
  • Myopia control
  • Treatment of keratoconus and other ectasias
  • Refractive laser surgery
  • Diseases of the front parts of the eye


  • 2019 - until now - Riga Stradins University, residency in ophthalmology
  • 2019 course "Fundamentals of Optometry", University of Latvia
  • 2013–2019 Riga Stradins University, Faculty of Medicine, Medicine
  • 2011 - 2013 University of Latvia, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, optometry

Scientific activity

  • Stand Referat. Patau syndrome clinical case – multidisciplinary team work: view of ophthalmology. dr. Elizabete Salmane-Šapale, Dr. S. Valeiņa BKUS 24.03.2021 – 26.03.2021 RSU International Research Conference on Medical and Health Care Sciences "Knowledge for Use in Practice"
  • "Case report. Possible corneal dystrophy in two siblings: known and unknown". dr. Elizabete Salmane-Šapale, Dr. S. Valeiņa, Dr. G. Butterfly BKUS. 19.08.2022 – 20.08.2022. Forum Ophthalmicum balticum 2022
  • "Comparison of tear osmolarity after bandage contact lens replacement" E.Salmane-Šapale, Prof. G. Laganovska, Dr. A. Kursīte. PSKUS, RSU. RSU ISC 2019
  • Co-author: "Conformity of subjective and objective visual acuity results in case of cataract surgery" V.Lāčplēse, M.Jasa, E.Salmane-Šapale, R.Partojeva, Prof. G. Laganovska. RSU, PSKUS. RSU ISC 2017

Language skills

  • Latvian
  • English
  • Russian
  • German