Asst. Prof. Dubravko Huljev, MD, PhD, prim. – surgeon, traumatologist, cosmetic surgeon

event 02.10.2017.

Asst. Prof. Dubravko Huljev, MD, PhD, prim. specialist in general surgery, subspecialist in traumatology, and subspecialist in plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, joined the AKSIS Special Hospital team of associates during 2020.

Current Position: Emeritus

Education

  • Primary school: „Mihovila Pavleka Miškine“, Zagreb
  • Secondary school: I Gymnasium, Zagreb
  • University: School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • Postgraduate study: Ultrasound in clinical medicine – Master’s Degree
  • 1985–1989 – Surgical residency
  • Fellowships: Plastic and reconstructive surgery (1999–2001), Traumatology (2008)
  • 2001 – Primarius
  • 2012 – Assistant professor: University of Banja Luka

Professional experience

  • 1981–1985 – General practitioner – Medical Center “Pregrada”, Hum na Sutli
  • 1985–2013 – Surgeon – Clinical Hospital “Sveti Duh”, Zagreb
  • 1985–1989 – Residency
  • 1989–1997 – Department of Traumatology
  • 1997–2013 – Department of Plastic Surgery
  • 2013–2017 – Director of Teaching Institute of Emergency Medicine Zagreb
  • 2017–2019 – Department of Plastic Surgery, CH “Sveti Duh”
  • 2020 – Associate at AKSIS Special Hospital

Projects by the Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Croatia

  • Treatment and vaccination program for chronic wounds
  • Free omentum graft and regeneration of calcified tissues
  • Factors of apoptosis, angiogenesis and invasiveness of malignant tumors

Academic titles

  • 1989 – MD – The role of color Doppler sonography in the diagnosis of atherosclerotic changes in the arteries of the lower limbs
  • 2011 – PhD – Tissue-typing in a chronic wound based on digital photographs
  • 2012 – Asst. prof.

Training

  • 1994 – Infections of the locomotor system, Zagreb
  • 1997 – The 2nd CEE Information Coordinator Training Workshop. The American International Health Alliance
  • 1996 – Leadership Development Program
  • 1996 – Postgraduate course of permanent upgrading for doctors within the School of Medicine: “Evaluation of invalidity and general working abilities along insurance principles”. School of Medicine, Zagreb 
  • 1997 – Train the Trainer course
  • 1997 – “New approaches to the management of chronic wounds”. Milan, Italy
  • 1999–2001 – Subspecialization in plastic surgery
  • 2002 – Local flaps – the practical education Graz
  • 2003 – Aesthetic surgeries workshop Graz
  • 2003 – Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) Vienna

Functions

  • 1997–2013 – Chairman of the Department of Plastic Surgery, Surgical Clinic, CH “Sveti Duh”, Zagreb
  • 2013–2017 – Director of Teaching Institute of Emergency Medicine Zagreb
  • 2013–2017 – Chairman of the Board of Directors of Health Center Zagreb-West
  • 2012 – Head of Department for Chronic Wounds – Paneuropean University Apeiron, Banja Luka, BiH
  • 2008–2014 – VP of Croatian Wound Association (CWA)
  • 2012–2015 – European Wound Management Association (EWMA) Secretary
  • 2013–2016 – Chairman of the EWMA Education Committee
  • 2010–2013 – Member of EWMA Executive Committee
  • 1995 – Permanently appointed Plastic/Reconstructive Surgery Expert Witness
  • 1996 – Consultant co-editor at European Journal of Emergency Surgery and Intensive Care
  • 2013–2014 – Editor-in-chief of CWA Bulletin
  • 2012–2017 – Head of Management Board of Croatian Society for Medical Expertise
  • 2013 – VP of Croatian Society of Emergency and Medical Intensive Care
  • 2016 – President of Croatian Society of Hyperbaric Medicine

Memberships

  • European Wound Management Association (EWMA)
  • European Association of Trauma and Emergency Surgery
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • Croatian Surgical Society
  • Croatian Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Croatian Trauma Society
  • Croatian Society for Medical Expertise at CMA
  • Croatian Society of Emergency and Medical Intensive Care at CMA
  • Croatian Society of Hyperbaric Medicine at CMA

Publications

  • Books: 3
  • Scientific and professional papers: 79
  • Papers from congresses, courses, communications: 124

Books and chapters

  • 2013 – Huljev D. Chronic Wounds. Banja Luka: Paneuropean University Apeiron
  • 2013 – Šitum M, Huljev D. Atypical Wounds. Zagreb: Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Naklada Slap
  • 2013 – Huljev D. Manual of chronic wounds. Zagreb: Croatian Wound Association
  • 2015 – Huljev D. Past, present, and future of the Teaching Institute of Emergency Medicine Zagreb. In: Šitum M., ed. Medical Institution of the City of Zagreb. Zagreb: Teaching Institute of Emergency Medicine Zagreb