2018 – present Associate clinical professor
University in Tromsø, Norway
2001 – present Consultant in charge of refractive surgery and keratoconus
University Hospital of North Norway, Department of ophthalmology
1985 – present Practicing ophthalmologist
RG Score 34.82
Awards & Grants
Dec 2013 Award: Achievement award from AAO
Jun 2017 Grant: Norwegian Research Council
Dec 2009 Grant: Norwegian Research council
Languages English, Norwegian Bokmål, Serbian, Slovenian
NOF, AAO, ASCRS, ESCRS, ISRS, KMSG
Presentation of numerous (>50) free papers held at the most prestigious international
ophthalmology congresses; European Society of Cataract and Refractive surgeons (ESCRS),
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), American Academy of
Ophthalmology (AAO), International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS), since 1997.
Numerous invited talks (>100) held at various ophthalmology symposia at international
congresses of ESCRS, ASCRS, AAO, ISRS, Nordic Ophthalmology Congress (NOK), as well as
in China, UAE, Lebanon and Norway.
Leader for the annual course in therapeutic refractive surgery held at the annual congresses of the
ESCRS, since 2004.
Leader and organizer of numerous (>5) refractive surgery symposia at the biannual congresses of
Organizing of the curriculum in refractive surgery for master-degree students from Wenzhou
Medical University in China, and their teaching at SynsLaser clinic in Tromsø and Oslo, within a
continuous program from 2006 through 2017.
Supervison of master degree and PhD students
Supervisor for master degree students from the School of Optometry and Ophthalmology at
Wenzhou Medical University in China
Co-supervisor PhD students from Wenzhou Medical University in China
Main supervisor for PhD students at the Univeristy in Tromsø, Norway
Published more than 50 “peer-reviewed” articles and 5 textbook chapters