ZORAN POTPARIC, MD, FACS
Internationally recognized plastic surgeon with extensive experience in plastic surgery for over 35 years.
Dr. Zoran Potparic is an Internationally Trained
Dr. Zoran Potparic is an internationally recognized plastic surgeon with extensive experience in plastic surgery for over 35 years. He is double board certified in plastic surgery in Europe and in the United States. Dr. Potparic started his plastic surgery career in Europe and then continued his course in the U.S. after completing all necessary requirements, including certification by The American Board of Plastic Surgery.
Dr. Potparic completed residency training in plastic and reconstructive surgery in numerous surgery centers in Europe; including Barcelona, Lausanne, Saravejo, Beograd, Getenborg, Ljubljana, and Oxford. This was followed with further education in the United States where he completed over 4 years of fellowship training in cosmetic oculoplastic, craniofacial, hand, and microsurgery. Dr. Potparic has special interest and expertise in cosmetic surgery of the face, neck, nose, eyelids, breasts, and abdomen.
Before starting his private practice in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 1999, Dr. Potparic had a long academic career as a professor of plastic surgery both in Europe and in the U.S. His last academic appointment was as an associate professor of plastic surgery at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA. He is the author and co-author of over 30 peer reviewed papers and book chapters pertaining to the field of plastic surgery. Based on his bench and clinical research, Dr. Potparic has pioneered several surgical techniques still currently used in plastic surgery practices today. During the course of his work in the field of plastic surgery, Dr. Potparic has been awarded with the prestigious Fullbright Scholarship, British Council Fellowship, Marko Godina Fellowship, and Spanish Government Fellowship.
Dr. Potparic has done much for the field of plastic surgery and has paved the way for many educators and successful doctors around the globe. His artistry is paralleled to his comprehensive education and thirst for seeking only the best and latest in plastic and cosmetic surgery.
EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Medical: University of Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY
Plastic Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 1995
Plastic Surgery, University of Miami / JMH, Miami, FL, 1997
Oculoplastic and Cosmetic Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 1986
Craniofacial Surgery, Southfield, MI, 1991
Microsurgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, 1994
Dr. Potparic has hospital affiliations at Broward Health North, Broward Health, Holy Cross Hospital, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
- American Society of Plastic Surgeons®
- American Society for Reconstructive Surgery
- Plastic Surgery Research Council (1994)
- D. Ralph Millard Plastic Surgery Society (1996)
- American Medical Association (1996)
- American Society for Laser Surgery (1999)
- Southern Medical Association (1993)
- Florida Medical Association (2000)
- Broward County Medical Association (2001)
- Ft. Lauderdale Surgical Society (2001)
- Florida Plastic Surgery Society
- Broward Plastic Surgery Society
AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
Awards: Spanish Government International Scholarship, Clinica Plastica i Estetica Dr. Planas, Barcelona, Spain, 1983
British Council Scholar, J. Redcliff Infirmary Craniofacial Surgery, Oxford, UK, 1990
Associate Professor, Plastic Surgery Division, LSU, Shreveport, LA, 1997 - 1999.
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Dr. Zoran Potparic is a recognized international scholar in the field of cosmetic and plastic surgery. He is author of numerous scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and speaker at international and national plastic surgery meetings.