Marko Pećina

professor emeritus the University of Zagreb at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine University of Zagreb

Emails: marko.pecina@zg.t-com.hr
Academic titles:
fellow of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts full professor emeritus Institutions:
Professor emeritus, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery – School of Medicine University of Zagreb (2005. – …)
Professor – Department of Orthopaedic Surgery School of Medicine University of Zagreb
Functions in Academy:
– editor in Chief – RAD HAZU – Med.Sci. – Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts 
– head of – Croatian Museum of Medicine and Pharmacy 
– chair of the Library Board – Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts 
– secretary – Department of Medical Sciences (01/01/2011 – 12/31/2018) Membership in Academy:
– full member – Department of Medical Sciences (05/20/2004 – …)
– associate member – Department of Medical Sciences (05/17/1990 – 05/20/2004)

PERSONAL INFORMATION

  • Nationality: Croatian
  • Date of Birth: March 23rd, 1940
  • Place of Birth: Oborovo, Croatia
  • married, father of two children, grandfather of three grandchildren

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1964 – graduated at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1968 -Master Degree at School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, University of Zagreb
  • 1970 – Doctoral thesis, PhD degree at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1970 – Assistant at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1973 – specialist in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 1977 – Assistant Professor at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1980 – Associate Professor at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1984 – Professor at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1997 – permanent Professorship at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 2000 – vice-dean for Research at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 2004.- regular member of Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts
  • 2005. – professor emeritus University of Zagreb

WORKING EXPERIENCE

  • 1964 – 1970
    Assistant at Department for Anatomy “Drago Perović”, Zagreb
  • 1968-1973
    Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Hospital Centre, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1973-1980
    Orthopaedic Surgeon at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Hospital Centre, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1980-2005
    Chief of First Department, at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Hospital Centre, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 1985-2005.
    Chairman for Orthopaedic Surgery at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 2000- 2005.
    Vice-dean for Research at School of Medicine University of Zagreb 2000. – 2005.

PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS

  • Institute for Anatomy, Lyon, France
  • Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Basel, Switzerland
  • Clinic for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Lyon, France
  • Centre des Massues, Lyon, France
  • Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
  • Clinics for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Clinics for Sports Medicine  in Milwaukee, New York, Baltimore, Columbus, Los Angeles, USA

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • in Croatia, he established subspeciality in Orthopaedic Surgery: gonology, modern scoliology , modern sports traumatology and experimental (molecular) orthopaedics 

PUBLISHED PAPERS

  • he published over 500 scientific and professional papers: 70 papers in journals indexed in Current Contents, more than 100 papers in internationally indexed journals and rest of the papers in other journals
  • he is author of more than  45 teaching papers
  • he is author of the Manual of Orthopaedic Surgery: Pećina M. et al. Ortopedia, 3rd Ed., Naklada Ljevak, Zagreb, 2004.
  • he is author or co-author of more than 20 books
  • he published 5 books in USA: 1. Pećina M, Krmpotić-Nemanić J, Markiewitz A D. Tunnel Syndromes, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1991.; 2. Pećina M, Bojanić I. Overuse Injuries of the Musculoskeletal System, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1993.; 3. Pećina M, Krmpotić-Nemanić J, Markiewitz AD. Tunnel Syndromes. Peripheral Nerve Compression Syndromes, Second Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 1997. 4. Pećina M, Krmpotić-Nemanić J, Markiewitz AD. Tunnel Syndromes.Peripheral Nerve Compression Syndromes, Third Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton , 2001. 5. Pećina M, Bojanić I. Overuse Injuries of the Musculoskeletal System, Second Edition, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 2003.

ADDITIONAL SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

  • educational work for graduates and post-graduates
  • mentor for 26 master thesis (M.sc.), 20 doctoral thesis(Ph.D.) and 57 graduate thesis 
  • area of special scientific and professional interest: clinical anatomy, applied biomechanics of musculoskeletal system, scoliology, gonology , sports traumatology and molecular biology in orthopaedics.
  • assistant editor from 1993. and Editor-in-Chief from 2008 of journal International Orthopaedics (SICOT)
  • corresponding member of Editorial Board of journal Hip International
  • establisher and chief editor of Croatian Sports Medicine Journal
  • member of editorial council of journals Liječnički Vjesnik, Medicus and Medix
  • member of Editorial Board of journal Acta Chirurgiae Orthopaedicae et Traumatologiae Čechoslovaka
  • member of Assistant Editorial Board European Spine Journal
  • founder and member of Croatian Olympic Committee and chairman of the Medical Commission of Croatian Olympic Committee (1992.-1996.)

AWARDS

  • National Science Award of the Republic of Croatia for Lifetime Achievement in Biomedicine for 2008.
  • 2007. Croatian award “Josip Juraj Strossmayer” for book:” Functional anatomy of  the locomotour system, Naklada Ljevak,Zagreb, 2006.
  • 2006. Honored Member of Croatian Medical Association
  • 2006. Award of Austrian Orthopaedic Society
  • 2005. Ambassador of Bone and Joint Decade 
  • 2005. Award for scientific poster in XXIII World Orthopaedic Congress
  • 2004. – Award as honored member of Czech Orthopaedic and Traumatology Society
  • 2003. EFORT award for scientific poster
  • 2002. Award “Dr. Ante Šercer” of Medical Academy of Croatia      
  • 2001. City of Zagreb award for scientific achievement
  • 1998. special diploma of SICOT for development of orthopaedic surgery
  • 1994. – ESSKA award for scientific poster 
  • 1993. Croatian award “Josip Juraj Strossmayer” for book: Pećina M.: Overuse  injuries of the musculoskeletal system, Globus, Zagreb 1992.
  • 1993. -Croatian award “Ruđer Bošković” for scientific achievement 
  • 1992. – Croatian award “Dr. Franjo Bučar” for achievements in sports medicine
  • 1991. “Juan Antonio Samaranch” award for scientific lecture
  • 1988. – Award as honored member of Hellenic Orthopaedic Society 
  • 1977. – Balkan Medical Union award for scientific achievement

MEMBERSHIPS

  • regular member of Croatian Academy for Sciences and Arts
  • regular member of Croatian Medical Academy
  • president of Croatian Orthopaedic Society of Croatian Medical Association (1997 -2005) and president of 4th CEOC Dubrovnik-Cavtat 2002.
  • co-founder of “European Spinal Deformities Society” (vice president from 1989 to 1992)
  • member of International Knee Society; Italian Club of Knee Surgery; French Society for Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology; European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy; American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; New York Academy of Sciences; College European de Traumatologie du Sport; International Association of Olympic Medical Officers; International Federation of Sports Medicine;European Calcified Tissue Society.
  • Croatian national delegate in International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT)

LANGUAGES

  • French – speaking and writing
  • English – speaking and writing

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