Jugovo, Pljevlja, 25 January 1944

Full member

Department of Medical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Corresponding member from 30 October 2003;
Full member since 05 November 2009

Field of study

MD (1868), PhD (1983), School of Medicine, University of Belgrade;
Speciality training in general surgery (1976);
Clinical training: Travenol’s course for membrane oxygenator, London; as a scholarship student of the British Council he had training in surgery of liver, bile duct and pancreas under M. Knight, Lord Smith of Marlow and L.H. Blumgart in Great Britain (1981/82); Hammersmith Hospital, King’s College Hospital; St George’s Hospital; Imperial College School of Medicine, Hammersmith Hospital, London

School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, full professor (1995); Professor emeritus (2010-)
First Surgical Clinic, head (until 2009)

Membership of SASA boards
Academy Board for the Study of Life and Work of Serbian Scientists and Writing of SASA’s History

Membership of specialist associations
Serbian Medical Society (1968-); president (2009-2015); Scientific Society of Serbia (2002-); Academy of Medical Sciences of SMS (Full member, since 2000); Scientific Society for Health Culture History (2003-); International Association of Surgeons, Gastroenterologist and Oncologist (IASGO); European Digestive Surgery (EDS); International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA); International Society for Digestive Surgery (ISDS);

Membership of editorial boards
Serbian Archives of Medicine; Acta Chirurgica Iugoslavica; Archives of Gastroenterohepatology; Vojnosanitetski pregled; ‘Enciklopedije srpskog naroda’ [Encyclopedia of the Serbian People] member of the Matica Srpska editorial board for medicine, dental and veterinary medicine

Awards and recognitions
Annual Award of the Serbian Medical Society for the best graduate student, 1968;
Annual Award of the Serbian Medical Society for scientific-research work, 2000;
Plaque of the Council of Yugoslav Medical Societies;
Recognition of achievement and plaque of the Serbian Medical Society;
II award at IASGO Congress in Zurich, 2004;
Lifetime achievement award of the Serbian Medical Society, 2014.

Biography and bibliography
Yearbook/SАSA. 110 (2004) 493-517.