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PERSONAL DETAILS

  • Name and surname: Rok Vengust    
  • Date of birth: 07.05.1967
  • Place of birth: Kranj, Slovenia



EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1986 - Naturalistic-mathematic secondary school in Celje
  • 1993 - School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
  • 1998 - received masters degree at Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
  • 2000 - orthopaedics specialist exam, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
  • 2001 - assistant at School Of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
  • 2004 - received doctoral degree at School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
  • 2005 - assistant professor at School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
  • 2010 - associate professor at School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana



WORK EXPERIENCE

  • 1993 - internship, Splošna Bolnica Celje, Splošna bolnica Novo Mesto, University Medical Center Ljubljana
  • 1997 - specializing physician in orthopaedics, University Medical Center Ljubljana
  • 2000 - ward doctor at Department of Orthopedic surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana
  • 2005 - Head of Dept. of Spinal Surgery, Department of Orthopedic surgery, University Medical Center Ljubljana
  • 2005 - cumulative employment at School of Medicine, University of Ljubljana
 
  • 2006 onwards - Visiting Professor or Teaching Surgeon in following institutions (apart from hospitals Slovenia):
  • Orthopedic Hospital Foisor, Bucharest, Romania
  • Klinički bolnički centar Split (KBC Split), Croatia
  • Klinički bolnički centar Zagreb (KBC Zagreb), Croatia
  • Waterland hospital in Purmerend, Netherlands
  • Vojnomedicinska akademija (VMA) Beograd, Srbija
  • Kunming Tongren Hospital, China
  • 2011 onwards  -  National Coordinator of Slovenia for Specialization of Orthopaedic Surgery
 

PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC TRAINING

  • 1997 - Instituto di Bioingegneria, Politechnico di Milano
  • 1998 - Insituto Orthopedico Rizzoli
  • 2000,2003,2005 - Klinikum Karlsbad - Langensteinbach, Germany
  • 2002 - AO course, Davos, Switzerland
  • 2006 – Kantonsspital St. Gallen, Switzerland



MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Slovenian Medical Chamber
  • Slovenian Orthopedic Society-Slovenian Medical Association
  • Slovenian Spine Society
  • Spine Experts Group
  • European Spine Society
  • International Society for the advancement of Spine Surgery
 

SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS

  • Project head of the project entitled: Degeneration of intervertebral disc: causes and research on potential of cell therapy; from 2009 to 2012, financed by the Ministry of Science of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Associate on a project: Avtomatic analysisof CT and MRI scans of the spine, financed by the Ministry of Science of the Republic of Slovenia
 

ORGANIZATION OF PROFESSIONAL AND SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

  • 2009 Coorganizer – Spine, clinical aspects and treatment; Ljubljana
  • 2010 President of Organizing committee - Slovenia 2010 Spine Symposium, Ljubljana
  • 2012 President of Organizing committee - Annual Spine Experts Group Meeting and Slovenia 2012 Spine Symposium, Ljubljana



EDITOR IN SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL JOURNALS

  • European Spine Journal - SINCE 2010.

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
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