St. Catherine Hospital welcomes Prof. Paladino, MD, PhD. and Assist.Prof. Mrak, MD, PhD. in our team.
Dear Patients, we are pleased to inform you that our team has joined a prominent Croatian neurosurgeons with international reputation prof. Josip Paladino, M.D. PhD, and Assist. Prof. Goran Mrak, MD, PhD. who both have a wealth of expertise in treating spine diseases. Dr. Paladino is a professor at the University of Zagreb Medical School and one of the leading neurosurgeons in this part of Europe, who has had over 15,000 surgeries in his long-term career, out of 16% are related to foreign patients. He is a member of the Croatian Medical Chamber, Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences, Croatian Neurosurgical Society, Croatian Skull Base Society, Croatian Society for Neuroscience, Croatian Anthropological Society, Croatian Anatomical Society, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS), Royal Society of Medicine and Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society (residency training program director).
Assist. Prof. Goran Mrak, M.D., PhD. teaches at Department of Neurosurgery at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb, and has exceptional international experience. He spent subspecialization at the Harborview Hospital in Seattle, USA, and he was further trained in Germany, France, UK and several US institutions. He also worked at the Royal London Hospital in London, Queens Medical Center at Nottingham University Hospital and at Cardiff and Vale University Hospital in Cardiff, Wales.
We are thrilled to have such experts as Prof. Paladino, MD, PhD. and Assist.Prof. Mrak, MD, PhD. in our team, since we constantly strive to rise in excellence.