Professor dr Marijan Novakovic is a plastic surgeon, retired brigadier general of the medical service of the Serbian Army. He is a former head of the Military Medical Academy.
He graduated from the Military Gymnasium ‘Bratstvo i Jedinstvo’ in Belgrade and then enrolled in the Faculty of Medicine as a military scholarship holder. He graduated on time and passed the specialist exam with an excellent grade. He started his career as a department doctor at the Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Burns and gradually progressed to the position of the MMA head.
Dr Novakovic’s military career began more than 35 years ago when he was admitted to professional military service as a medical lieutenant. During his professional service, he was evaluated with the highest grades. He was proclaimed the best doctor of the clinic and praised many times.
He is the holder of the Order of Merit for the People with a Silver Star, the Medal of the Silver Angel and the Special Plaque of the Serbian Medical Association. His active military service ended at the end of 2014. He is the president of the Association for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery.
Born on August 3, 1957 in the town of Vucitrn.
1990 – Doctor of Medical Sciences, Military Medical Academy
1988 – Specialization in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, MMA
1982 – Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade
1976 – Military High School Bratsvo I Jedinstvo, Belgrade
1972 – Elementary school, Vucitrn
2002 – White Angel Medal
1999 – Plaque of the Serbian Medical Association SLD
1992 – Order of Merit for the People with a Silver Star
1986 – Microsurgery, Faculty of Medicine, Belgrade
2016 – Regular member of the SLD Medical Academy
2014 – President of the Republic Expert Commission for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
2014 – Coordinator for Plastic Surgery of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia
2013 – Honorary member of the National Committee for Bioethics of the UNESCO Commission of Serbia-Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts
2011 – 2015 Head of the Military Medical Academy
2010 – Member of the Medical Academy
2009 – Full time professor at the Military Medical Academy in the subject PLASTIC SURGERY
Since 2008 – Member of the commission for taking the specialist exam, Faculty of Medicine, University of Nis, Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad
From 2007 to 2011 – Head of the Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Burns of the Military Medical Academy
2005 – 2007 Head of the Department of Surgery 2 MMA
Since 2005 – Professor of PLASTIC SURGERY, Doctoral Studies, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kragujevac
Since 2005 – President of the Council for Postgraduate Studies of the Military Medical Academy
2005 – 2007 Head of the Department of Plastic Surgery of the Clinic
2004 – 2005 Head of the Department for Plastic surgery and Burns
2004 – Associate Professor at the Military Medical Academy in the subject PLASTIC SURGERY
Since 2001 – Professor of Aesthetic Surgery, Medical School, Zemun
2001 – 2004 Head of the Department of Septic Burns
1999 – 2004 Assistant Professor of the Military Medical Academy in the subject PLASTIC SURGERY
1992 – 1999 MMA Assistant in the subject PLASTIC SURGERY
1988 – 1992 Doctor at the Department of Plastic Surgery and Burns of the Military Medical Academy
2011 – Reconstructive microsurgery. A course. Days of the Serbian medical diaspora. MMA, Belgrade
2011 – Reconstructive surgery in maxillofacial surgery. Scientific symposium of the Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons of Serbia and the Balkan Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons. MMA, Belgrade
2011 – ISAPS Symposium. VII Congress of the Balkan Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery. Live aesthetic surgery. Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2011 – R.A.P.S. Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery, Galathea Clinic, Belgrade
2011 – 1st Congress of Montenegrin Dermatovenereologist with International Participation. Becici, Montenegro
2011 – III Allergan Croatian Breast Academy, Zagreb, Croatia
2011 – Planning in orthognathic surgery. Scientific symposium of the Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons of Serbia and the Academy of Medical Sciences of SLD. Faculty of Dentistry, Belgrade
2010 – ESPRAS European appointed National Congress, 10th SRBPRAS Congress, Belgrade
2008 – International Symposium on Plastic Surgery – XI Congress of Italian and American Plastic Surgeons Bologna-Italy
2007 – Naso & Dintorini The Italian Way to Facial Plastic Surgery; 7th Course on Nasal and Facial Surgery in Rome 23-27 October
2007 – Sombor, lecture by invitation at the International Course in Microsurgery
2007 – R.A.P.S. Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery, Galathea Clinic, Belgrade
2007 – The 12th Congress of the Balkan Military Medical Committee, Poiana Brasov (Romania
2007 – NeoStrata AHA Technology and Chemical Peeling of the Skin-workshop Belgrade
2006 – R.A.P.S. Recent Advances in Plastic Surgery, Galathea Clinic, Beograd
2005 – ISAPS Instructional course Sveti Stefan, Serbia and Montenegro
2005 – Symposium, Breast Cancer, Association of Oncology Surgeons of Serbia, Belgrade
2005 – Symposium, Soft Tissue Sarcomas, Association of Oncological Surgeons of Serbia, Belgrade
2004 – IV Congress of Dentists of Serbia and Montenegro. Igalo, Herceg Novi, presentation: Surgical treatment of primary and secondary palatal clefts
2004 – III R.A.P.S. RECENT ADVANCES IN PLASTIC SURGERY Symposium Belgrade
2003 – Athens (Greece), lecture entitled “Free Flaps in the War Wounds Treatment”
2003 – Third Balkan Congress and 14th National Congress of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Romania, for an invited lecture winner of the Honorary Diploma for the greatest professional contribution to the Congress
2001 – 2nd Balkan Congress for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and ISAPS Mini-Course -speaker
2001 – 9th Congress ESPRAS Roma 16 – 20 September
2000 – 16th Congress of Dermatovenerologists of Yugoslavia, Igalo
1998 – International Meeting “What is New in Plastic Surgery?” Athens, Greece
Member of the research team on assignments:
The president of SRBSAPS (Serbian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons) from 2007 to 2019 and a member of various international professional associations: BAPRAS (Balkan Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery), ESPRAS (European Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery), IPRAS (The International Confederation of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery), ISAPS (The International Society of Plastic Surgery), EURAPS (European Association of Plastic Surgeons) etc.
The author of more than 350 scientific papers, books and articles in the field of reconstructive surgery, congenital anomalies, hand and cosmetic surgery.
He is the author of more than 300 professional papers, books and book chapters in the field of reconstructive surgery, surgery for congenital anomalies, hand surgery, cosmetic surgery and burns.