Darko Anticevic

Darko Antičević

Special interests:

  • hip and foot problems
  • residual post-traumatic bone deformities
  • osteogenesis imperfecta
  • skeletal dysplasias

Darko Anticevic, MD, PhD, paediatric orthopaedic surgeon. Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Clinical Hospital Centre „Zagreb“, Croatia.

Pre-Board exam training: Zagreb, Bologna, Oxford; Pos-Board exam training: Basle, New York NY. Board examiner (speciality of Orthopaedics, since 2004-.) Chair of Department of Orthopaedics (2007-2012). President of Croatian Paediatric Orthopaedic Society (2005-2013). Vice president of Croatian Society on Human Genetics (2012-). Founding member of Croatian Society for Osteogenesis Imperfecta (since 1998.-). President of LOC (Local Organizing Committee) of 29th Annual Congress of EPOS in Zagreb, 7-10. April 2010. President of LOC of 11th International Conference on Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Dubrovnik, 2-5. October, 2011.

Editor and co-editor of two books (in English). Author of ten chapters in multiauthors’ books (in Croatian). Published 35 papers in peer-review journals (20 in English), and many educational professional articles. Promoter of paediatric orthopaedics in print and/or electronic media in Croatia.

Project leader: „Genomic and proteomic analysis of biomarkers in blood of rare bone diseases“.

EPOS member since 1996. Member of POSNA (since 1995 -) and BOA (overseas fellow, since1979.-).Faculty member on EPOS/EFORT BAT (Basic, Adavanced, Trauma) Courses Wien (2011, 2013, 2014). Member of the faculty team on international Congresses and Courses: Paris, Cairo, Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Bratislava, Cluj/Napoca, Ruse, Prague, Warsaw, Jerusalem, Trieste and Bucharest Invited speaker on international congresses: Madrid, Seoul, Wien, Lisbon/Estoril, Helsinki, New York. Member of the Executive Board of EPOS (2009-12) and IFPOS (2010-13; 2014-2016). Chair of EPOS Reading Committee (2013-2015). President and/or moderator of session on international Congresses: Prague, Madrid, Athens, Toronto, Bruges, Wilmington.

Member of Editorial Board: Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics B (2013-); Liječnički Vjesnik (1996- ), Pediatrica Croatica (2008- ). Reviewer for JPO-B, Pediatrics, European Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Frontiers in Medicine/Genetics, Pediatrica Croatica, Liječnički Vjesnik, Acta Clinica Croatica, Acta medica Croatica.

Humanitarian work/mission: CURE International, San Pedro Sula (Honduras), 2008.

Sports: basketball, mountain-hiking.