Alfirević Igor

Alfirević Igor

Assistnat Prof. MD, PhD Cardiac and vascular surgeon

Alfirević Igor

Head of the Cardiac Surgery Ward, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery.

Specialist in surgery, sub specialist in cardiac and vascular surgery

Scientific-teaching grade: Assistant professor

Clinical skills and competencies

  • Cardiac surgery

  • Vascular surgery

Available Treatments


  • Croatian

  • English

  • German


Education and Academic Qualifications


  • 1972 - 1980 Elementary school: ES “Ivan Cankar”, ES “Davorin Trstenjak“, ES “Kaptol”

  • 1980 - 1982 High school: Reformed Classical Gymnasium

  • 1982 - 1984 Secondary vocational education for nurses and medical technicians

  • 1985 - 1990 University of Zagreb School of Medicine

  • Until 2007- Postgraduate study, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb

Academic achievements

  • 2007 - Dissertation “Genetic analysis of coagulation factors as possible predictor of coronary disease” under the mentorship of Professor Ana Stavljenić-Rukavina, PhD

  • from 2008 - Assistant at the Faculty of Medicine, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek

  • 2009 - Senior lecturer or professor at Higher Medical School „Lavoslav Ružička“,  Vukovar – Pregrada

  • from 2010 - Assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek

Work experience

Training and work experience

  • 1990-1991 Internship at CHC Zagreb

  • 1992-1997 Residency at CHC Zagreb

  • until 2007- Sub-specialization at SH Magdalena

  • Other: Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin (under the mentorship of Professor Roland Hetzer)

  • Universitatsspital Zurich (under the mentorship of Professor  Marko Turina).


Awards - Honors

Additional information

Memberships and functions in professional associations:

  • Croatian Medical Association - member of the Committee for Appointments and Awards

  • Croatian Medical Chamber

  • Sport section of the Croatian Medical Association

  • Croatian Society of Surgery

  • Croatian Society of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Anesthesiology (member of the Steering Committee)

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