Prof. dr. sc. Mario Podobnik, OB/GYN specialist, fetal medicine and reproductive medicine specialist, Chief of Medicine

Our team member since: 2008.

1981. –  graduated from Medical School University of Zagreb
1984 -1989. residency in gynecology and obstetrics at the University Hospital Merkur
1989. – OB/GYN specialist at Merkur University Hospital
1989. – 1993. – Head of Department for Ultrasound Department of Obstetrics and gynecology in University Hospital Merkur
1989. – became a Ph.D.
1991. – postgraduate studies at the Royal College of Obstetricians in London
1992. – became assistant professor at the Medical School University of Zagreb
1993. – 2006.  Head of the Delivery Ward Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital Merkur; Head of postgraduate course ‘Ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology’ that for 12 years was held in the University Hospital Merkur and University Hospital Zagreb
1994. – 1996. subspecialization in fetal medicine (one part at the Thomas Jefferson University in USA) and became one of the first subspecialists of fetal medicine in Croatia
1996. – became Associate Professor at the Medical School University of Zagreb
1998. – subspecialization in reproductive medicine
2000. became Research Adviser at Medical School University of Zagreb
2008. founded Special Hospital Podobnik for obstetrics and gynecology and is Chief of Medical Staff

The main areas of interest are fetal medicine, invasive prenatal diagnosis, the use of 3D / 4D ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology.
He is the author of several scientific articles in journals and books and lecturer at national and international conferences.
The organizer of an international course in advanced 3D/4D ultrasound diagnostics that since 2009, held annually in the Special Hospital Podobnik with the presence of local and foreign doctors.