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Dr. Zarko Vuckovic

Dr. Zarko Vuckovic

General Surgeon & Groin pain specialist

Dr Zarko Vuckovic is a General Surgeon and a groin pain specialist. Alongside his work as a surgeon, having a notable sports culture and affection for sports, he has also worked with a number of high level sports organisations throughout his career, and participated as a team physician in various international and local competitions. He was a member of the Medical Organizing Committee EYOF 2007 Belgrade, Serbia, and medical consultant to Mr Bora Milutinovic during 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup preparation for Iraq National team. Since 2010 Dr Vuckovic has been a member of Aspetar Groin Pain Center, devoted entirely to diagnostics and treatment of sports related groin pain and treated more than 400 patients with this medical problem.

 

Qualifications

General Surgery Consultant - Belgrade University School of Medicine, Serbia, 2003.
Internship “Bezanijska kosa” Medical Center, Belgrade, Serbia (Medical Licensing Exam: July 1997) .
Belgrade University School of Medicine, Serbia, 1996.

 

Career Achievements
  • Al Shamal Football Club 2010/2011, team physician
  • Iraq Football National Team 2009, medical adviser to coach Bora Milutinovic during preparations for Confederations Cup
  • Qatar Volleyball Association 2007-2010, federation doctor (gold medal Arab Games 2007 and GCC 2007 Championship, bronze medal 2008 Arab Championship, gold medal 2009 GCC Games)
  • European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) Belgrade, Serbia 2007, medical services coordinator,
  • Red Star Belgrade Handball Club 2006/2007 (2007 Serbian Champion), team physician Bezanija Football Club 2005-2007 (participation in UEFA cup 2007), surgery consultant Partizan Belgrade Handball Club 2003-2006, team physician
  • Serbian Handball federation 1998-2006, Junior National Team (bronze medal European Junior Championship Gdansk, Poland 2002, gold medal Youth World and European Championships Belgrade, Serbia 2004 and Doha, Qatar 2005, 4th place European Junior Championship Insbruck, Austria 2006),
  • Team physician and Senior National Team (bronze medals in Egypt 1999 and France 2001 World Championships), medical staff

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