Dr. Sasa is a European Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon with over 22 years of experience. He has achieved a Dual Board Certification in Facial Plastic Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery. He graduated from Zagreb University in Croatia and further specialized at Zagreb University Hospital Centre. He also completed advanced surgical training and obtained a Fellowship in Facial Plastic Surgery, prior to spending periods of time practicing in some of the best centers in both the USA and Germany. As a Fulbright fellow he has performed research in stem cells, tissue engineering and nanomaterials at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA, which eventually resulted in him obtaining M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in biomedical sciences.
Dr. Sasa is all-round experienced in complete surgical and medical management of complaints within the region of the face and neck. However, his major areas of expertise are in primary and revision rhinoplasty (both closed and open rhinoplasty), surgical treatment of breathing problems (deviated septum surgery, turbinate reduction, endoscopic sinus surgery, treatment of snoring), aesthetic otoplasty (protruding ear correction), blepharoplasty and non-surgical face sculpting (fillers, injectables, fat transfer to the face).
Dr. Sasa is widely cited author of more than 30 articles published in prestigious international medical journals. He has lectured or participated at numerous Head and Neck Surgery, Plastic Surgery or aesthetic conferences (with more than 150 presentations) and has received several international prestigious awards for his research and advancement of clinical science. He is the member of European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and European Rhinologic Society. Prior to coming to Dubai in 2011 he was a Faculty member at the University Hospital teaching Facial Plastic Surgery to students and residents.
Dr. Sasa is meticulous in his approach to plastic and nasal surgeries and passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to his patients. He is committed to helping each patient achieve their unique aesthetic goals, always utilizing the most innovative and cutting-edge techniques to enhance his patients’ desired results.
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