Prof. Dr Gordana Zlatanović

Prof. dr Gordana Zlatanović graduated at the Faculty of Medicine in Niš in 1980 as the best student in her class of the University of Niš. Her master thesis entitled "Iridocyclitis and rheumatic diseases – clinical and immunological tests" was defended in 1986. She passed the specialty exam in the ophthalmology course with an excellent grade in 1988. The doctoral dissertation called “Retinal Vasculitis“ was successfully defended in 1990.

She is the professor at the Faculty of Medicine in Niš and the head of the Ophthalmology department.

More than 300 written scientific papers of professor Zlatanović are proof of her commitment to her job and and a constant quest for new knowledge and expertise in the field of eye diseases and treatment. Prof. dr Gordana Zlatanović has been a guest lecturer on numerous international and national congresses.

She is the author and co-author of ten scientific books, the most important being "Ophthalmology" for the students of medicine, "Systemic diseases and eye" and "Uveitis – diagnostic and therapeutic approach." She is the reviewer of many professional books in ophthalmology, out of which the most significant ones are "Mediators of inflammation in proliferative vitreopathy" by dr M. Vukosavljević and "Ophthalmology" by Belgrade's authors.

Prof. dr Gordana Zlatanović is a member of the European Society EVER, the European Society ESCRS (cataract and refractive surgery) and a member of the AAO (American Academy of Ophthalmology). She is also is the President of the Commission for Specialist examination in Ophthalmology. She was
the mentor in more than twenty master and ten doctoral dissertations. With more than 20,000 cataract surgeries, prof. dr Gordana Zlatanović is considered as one of the leading specialists in ophthalmology, not only in Serbia, but also across the region.

The major field of her interest is Uveitis, the connection of systemic diseases with eye, as well as the most advanced front eye segment surgery, phacoemulsification with intraocular lens implantation.