Držislav Markovina, MD, is the director and founder of the Pantovčak Polyclinic – Hair Clinic. He completed Medical school in 1996. in Zagreb. That same year he began an internship at the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Surgery of the Breast at the Surgery Clinic of the Clinical Medical Centre of Zagreb – Rebro, and completed his internship at the Clinic for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery of the Clinical Hospital of Dubrava. He began the specialization in 1999. at the Department of the diseases of the ear, throat, nose and head and neck surgery at the Clinical Hospital Merkur, which he completed in 2004. year.
Within the specialization, with the mentoring of prof. Pietro Palma, MD, he spent two years in Italy at the Departments of Surgery and Otorhinolaryngology in Brescia, Milan, Bologna and Rome. Along with the specialization he completed the postgraduate study in Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, and at the Faculty of Medicine he also completed the postgraduate course in Health Management.
Passing the specialist exam in 2004 Držislav Markovina, MD, acquires the title of Cervico-facial Surgeon / Otorhinolaryngologist. He spent the next two years working at the Clinics for Reconstructive, Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery in Italy and Croatia. During his career he actively participated with scientific papers and in the organization of the first three Conferences of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery in Croatia.
2005. In 2005 doctor Markovina opened in Zagreb the Pantovčak Polyclinic – Hair Clinic registered for general surgery and otorhinolaryngology. together with aesthetic surgery and medicine as the first in the region since 2005 the clinic performs the procedures of microscopic FUE hair transplantation.
He was among the first surgeons in Croatia and the region that studied this method, and through the years it has become his narrower scope of interest. He participated in the work of the ESHRS (European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery) Conferences in Zurich in 2006, in Madrid in 2008 and in Vienna in 2010, as well as in the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery) Conferences in San Francisco in 2013, in Chicago 2015 and in Prague in 2017. year. Doctor Držislav Markovina personally underwent two FUE hair transplant procedures; a method he studied at the clinics in Milan, Düselldorf, Athens and Miami. Along with his surgical work, he also trains his fellow surgeons and their teams to perform FUE hair transplant surgeries.