Professor Mitkovic received the most prestigious award of the city of Nis

Prof. dr Milorad Mitkovic, director of the university Orthopedic and traumatology clinic of the Clinical centre Nis and leader of one of the subprojects of VIHOS project, received award "11. januar" which is the most prestigious award of the city of Nis.

 

A brief excerpt from the explanation:

Professor Milorad Mitkovic with his work made an immeasurable contribution to the further development of medicine in the field with which he is engaged, but this is also of great importance both for him, Clinical Center and the city of Nis, which he successfully represents at home and abroad. Professor Mitkovic invented original system for external fixation of bone which is named after him and which saved thousands of patients in peace and war. This device has so far been applied to 25000 patients in the country and abroad. External fixator which is named after him is being produced in Nis, and exported to other countries. Professor Mitkovic is author and coauthor of more than 400 published papers and books. He is the president of the Serbian trauma association. Professor Mitkovic is one of the founders of the World association for external fixation. In early 2011. he received an award "Man the year 2010." from the American biographical Institute for the contribution to the development of medicine and health care. His name is in the book "The great minds of the 21st century" published by this institute.