Asst. Prof. Mladen Miškulin, MD, PhD, prim. – orthopedist

event 09.04.2019.

Asst. Prof. Mladen Miškulin, MD, PhD, prim. trained at the world-renowned Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna, where he completed his residency in 1997. Specialties include: the installation of joint endoprostheses, arthroscopic surgery, and traumatology.

Asst. prof. Mladen Miškulin, MD, PhD, prim. obtained his MD title at the University of Zagreb School of Medicine, and his medical internship and professional training at the prestigious Italian Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute in Bologna and the Orthopedic Clinic of Genoa. He specializes in arthroscopic and prosthetic surgery, followed by pediatric orthopedics, orthopedic oncology and vertebral surgery. He received the title of Assistant Professor at the University of Split School of Medicine on October 16, 2014. He has participated in numerous international and national congresses, and authored several scientific and professional papers.

In addition to the top methods of arthroscopic surgery, he also perfected the surgical methods of hip endoprosthesis as well as osteosynthesis of hip, shoulder, knee, and elbow fractures. Along with developing techniques and creating custom surgical instruments according to his own designs, he selflessly teaches his associates and colleagues about this at numerous courses and congresses in situ, using the achievements of telemedicine.

In parallel with his clinical work as an orthopedic surgeon, Asst. prof. Miškulin, MD, PhD, prim. regularly initiates or participates in scientific research and writes and publishes articles in scientific and professional publications.

For the last 15 years, he has been actively working in high-level sports as the physician of Croatian national water polo, alpine skiing, and handball teams. In 2009, he was awarded the Order of the Croatian Braid for his merits in sports.

He transfers his knowledge to colleagues all over Croatia and the world, thus contributing to the development of sports medicine. In this capacity, he organizes and leads workshops, courses, demonstrations on cadavers, as well as live surgery not only in Croatia but also across Europe and the United States.

Also, since 1998, he has been a permanently appointed medical, orthopedic, and trauma expert witness at the Zagreb County Court.


  • Italian Society of Arthroscopy
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • International Handball Federation (IHF) Medical Commission
  • Shoulder and Elbow Society of Serbia
  • Croatian Medical Association
  • Croatian Orthopaedic Society
  • Croatian Trauma Society
  • Croatian Institute for Telemedicine
  • Croatian Association of Court Expert Witnesses and Valuers