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DR SCI.MED. SANDRA JOVANOVIĆ

Specialist Ophthalmologist – Retinologist

dr Sandra Jovanović

Field of work

  • Pathology of posterior segment of eye
  • Many years of experience in performing laser treatments in vascular and degenerative retinal diseases as well as application of intravitreal injections for the treatment of macular disease
  • Operations on the posterior segment of the eye; classic – conventional retinal detachment surgery as well as a pars plan vitrectomy

Education

  • Completed primary and secondary medical school in Novi Sad with great success
  • Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad with an average grade of 9.72 (1998)
  • Passed all three parts of the Europeanly recognized Ophthalmology Certificate organized by the International Council of Ophthalmology (2001,2002 and 2003)
  • Completed Specialization in Ophthalmology with Excellence (2004)
  • Received the title of Master of Medical Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad (2008)
  • Received the title of Doctor of Medical Sciences at the Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad (2015) Topic: The role of vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors in the treatment of diabetic macular edema

Work experience

  • Clinic for Ophthalmic Diseases (KCV) from 1999 -2019, Chief of the Diseases Department of the posterior segment of the eye since 2012.
  • Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad from 2001-2019.
  • Center for Laser Eye Surgery “Perfect Vision”, expert consultant – retinologist since 2012.

Professional training

Professional training in the field of anterior and posterior segment of the eye gained at the renowned University European Clinics:

  • Scholarship for specialty physicians, anterior segment of the eye and glaucoma; Fellowship of SOE Travel Grant (Societas Ophthalmologica Europea) Radcliffe Infirmary, Eye Hospital, Oxford, Great Britain June 2003;
  • Scholarship for specialty physicians, area of posterior segment of eye; IFOS / ICO fellowship (International Council of Ophthalmology), Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital Ghent, Belgium, October-December 2003.
  • Workshop in Prematurity Retinopathy, Workshop-Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), Novi Sad, Serbia, October 2007.
  • Workshop in Diabetic Retinopathy, 1st. Posterior Segment Eye Disease Course, Prague, 6th. LECOP Diabetic Retinopathy Course, Lions International Education Center for Ophthalmology in Prague (LECOP) Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2008.
  • Vocational retinal surgery training, Clinical Center of Serbia, Clinic for Ophthalmic Diseases, mentor Prof I.Stefnović January-June 2010.
  • European School of Vitreo-Retinal Surgery; 12th European VitreoRetinal Training School (EVRS 2013) Bremen, Germany
  • School of conventional retinal ablation surgery; Hands-on Course for Buckling Surgery on Human Eyes, Graz, Austria, 2013.
  • Cataract surgery course; Training in Phaco Emulsification Arasan Eye Hospital, Erode, India, 2014.
  • Course in Vitreoretinal Surgery; 113th Teaching Course on Retinal and Vitreous Surgery, Univ-Prof Ingrid Kreissing, Nice, France 2015.
    Membership in professional associations:
  • Member of the European Association of Retinologists (EURETINA)

Work experience

  • Clinic for Ophthalmic Diseases (KCV) from 1999 -2019, Chief of the Diseases Department of the posterior segment of the eye since 2012.
  • Faculty of Medicine in Novi Sad from 2001-2019.
  • Center for Laser Eye Surgery “Perfect Vision”, expert consultant – retinologist since 2012.

Professional training

Professional training in the field of anterior and posterior segment of the eye gained at the renowned University European Clinics:

  • Scholarship for specialty physicians, anterior segment of the eye and glaucoma; Fellowship of SOE Travel Grant (Societas Ophthalmologica Europea) Radcliffe Infirmary, Eye Hospital, Oxford, Great Britain June 2003;
  • Scholarship for specialty physicians, area of posterior segment of eye; IFOS / ICO fellowship (International Council of Ophthalmology), Department of Ophthalmology of the University Hospital Ghent, Belgium, October-December 2003.
  • Workshop in Prematurity Retinopathy, Workshop-Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), Novi Sad, Serbia, October 2007.
  • Workshop in Diabetic Retinopathy, 1st. Posterior Segment Eye Disease Course, Prague, 6th. LECOP Diabetic Retinopathy Course, Lions International Education Center for Ophthalmology in Prague (LECOP) Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, September 2008.
  • Vocational retinal surgery training, Clinical Center of Serbia, Clinic for Ophthalmic Diseases, mentor Prof I.Stefnović January-June 2010.
  • European School of Vitreo-Retinal Surgery; 12th European VitreoRetinal Training School (EVRS 2013) Bremen, Germany
  • School of conventional retinal ablation surgery; Hands-on Course for Buckling Surgery on Human Eyes, Graz, Austria, 2013.
  • Cataract surgery course; Training in Phaco Emulsification Arasan Eye Hospital, Erode, India, 2014.
  • Course in Vitreoretinal Surgery; 113th Teaching Course on Retinal and Vitreous Surgery, Univ-Prof Ingrid Kreissing, Nice, France 2015.
    Membership in professional associations:
  • Member of the European Association of Retinologists (EURETINA)

Professional achievements

  • Author and co-author of numerous professional papers, published in national and international journals
  • Active participant in numerous domestic and foreign congresses
  • Participant in projects implemented at the Clinic for Ophthalmic Diseases as well as the Clinic for Endocrine Diseases KCV
  • Author of several chapters of the Ophthalmology textbook as well as a practicum in Ophthalmology for medical students, published by Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad 2018, 2019.

Foreign languages

  • English