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Dr.Samo Karel Fokter

Dr.Samo Karel Fokter

Show Phone Number1, Spominska, Celje, 3000Slovenia
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He obtained his general medicine degree at Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana on June 7th 1985. He finished specialization in orthopaedic surgery on January 15th 1992. He was titled Master of Science at University of Zagreb School of Medicine on September 30th 2000. He was additionally trained in Austria, Switzerland, Germany and France. He obtained his PhD degree on April 24th 2006 at University of Ljubljana School of Medicine. In 2013 he was elected associate professor for surgery at University of Maribor School of Medicine. In 2014 he was re-elected assistant professor for orthopaedic surgery at University of Ljubljana School of Medicine. Until July 31st 2012 he worked as consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sport Injuries of Celje General Hospital. He was Head of the department in the years 2008-2011. He started working as consultant orthopaedic surgeon at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of Maribor University Clinical Centre on August 1st 2012. He is an approved lawcourt expert for orthopaedic surgery and is current president of the Expert Council for Orthopaedics at Slovenian Medical Association. He dedicates a large part of his free time to voluntary work in Mountain Rescue Service of Slovenia. His bibliography contains over 230 units, among them scientific and professional articles, published in reputative medical journals (European Spine Journal, International Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle International, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research). In his postgraduate work he has intensely studied operative treatment of shoulder deseases and injuries. Recently he has worked mainly in surgical treatment of spinal deseases. He is also experienced in treatment of hip and knee problems. He is a founding member of Board in Slovenian Spine Society and board member of European Association of Research Groups for Spinal Osteosynthesis (ARGOSPINE) with its seat in Strasbourg, France. He presided the 17th International ARGOSPINE Symposium which took place in Paris on January 31st and February 1st 2013. He is deputy editor of European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology (EJOST).
Show Phone Number1, Spominska, Celje, 3000Slovenia