Belgrade, 20 January 1951

Full member

Department of Medical Sciences


Membership of SASA
Corresponding member from 1 November 2012;
Full member since 8 November 2018.

Field of study

MD (1976), School of Medicine, University of Belgrade; King’s College Hospital, London (1983-1984);  PhD (1990), School of Medicine, University of Belgrade,

School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, full professor (2000); Clinic of Cardiology of the Clinical Centre of Serbia

Accession speech
‘Mass, Lethal and Curable: a Contemporary Treatment of Heart Failure’ delivered on 14 May 2019

Membership of specialist associations
Serbian Medical Society; European Society of Cardiology (1995-), board member (2008-); Heart Failure Association of the ESC, president (2018-2020); Heart Failure Association of Serbia, president (2011-); Cardiology Society of Serbia, board member (2006-2007); President-Elect (2004-2006); Member of the Nucleus, ESC WG for Myocardial and Pericardial Diseases (2001-2007); fellow of the American College of Cardiology (1992-); fellow European Society of Cardiology (1995-)

Awards and recognitions
October Prize of the City of Belgrade, 1975;
Gold medal of 10th Congress of Cardiologists of Yugoslavia, 1989;
Gold medal of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, 1993;
Charter of the section of cardiology of the Serbian Medical Society, 2000;
Gold medal of the Yugoslav Society of Cardiology, 2001;
Award of the Serbian Medical Society for scientific work, 2002;
Honorary Member, Cardiac Promotion Society Marburg, Germany, 2012;
Gold medal of the Association of Cardiologist of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 2014;
Honorary Member Certificate of the Association of Cardiologists of Uzbekistan, 2016;
Gold medal of the Heart Failure Association of India, 2017;
Honorary Member Certificate of the Kyrgyz Society of Cardiology, 2017;
Honorary Doctorate of “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, 2017;
Gold medal and Honorary Member of the Azerbaijan Society of Cardiology, 2017;
Gold medal and Honorary Member of the Hungarian Society of Cardiology, 2017.

Biography and bibliography
Yearbook / SАSA CXIX (2012, 2013) 371-422.