Hrvoje Vavro MD, Ph.D

Hrvoje Vavro graduated from the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb, in 1997. He is currently employed as an attending radiologist-neuroradiologist at the University Hospital Dubrava in Zagreb, as well as a teleradiology consultant-neuroradiologist at Telemedicine Clinic, Barcelona.

After he had completed the compulsory post graduate intership and passed the State Exam, Vavro was a GP all over Sisak-Moslavina County.

From 2000 to 2004 he was a radiology resident at the general hospital in Sisak and at the Sisters of Mercy University Hospital in Zagreb. After a 3 year as a general radiologist at Sisak General Hospital he went on to Univeristy Hospital Dubrava to pursue further diagnostic and interventional education and work in neuroradiology, becoming a Board certified neuroradiologist in 2010. In 2011 he acquired the European Diploma in Neuroradiology. Earlier that year he had spent several months in the USA as a researcher involved in several neuroradiological projects.

On several occasions he worked for a short periods of time as a consultant neuroradiologist at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

He has been using telemedicine to work for radiology departments at several Croatian general county hospitals for a number of years. Contributing to clinical studies has been a part of his work for a long time now.

He has authored and co-authored several book chapters and articles, both in Croatian and in English, as well as co-authored a book named “Neuroradiology: Expect the Unexpected” (Springer, 2018). He has attended a number of congresses and meetings, as a lecturer, invited lecturer or passive participant, and is a member of a number of Croatian and international medical and specifically radiological societies.