Albin Stritar 2019-03-14T17:49:19+00:00

Albin Stritar


Position: Ass. prof. Albin Stritar, MD, PhD
Head of Burns Unit, Consultant
Department of Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
University Medical Centre Ljubljana

Specialized areas

A member of hand team, microsurgical team, lymphoedema team and burns team.


I finished primary and grammar school in Ljubljana.

I started studying medicine at The Medical Faculty in Ljubljana in academic year 1973/74 and finished it in 1979.

After having served army 1980/81 I went through a period of probation and passed the state exam in 1982.

I participated in numerous professional trainings. In 1978 I went through a one-month period of student practice in Hospital in Geneva. Within my work in the field of general medicine I took courses from EKG, reanimation and a hypertension.


I started a general surgery specialisation in 1984 and finished it 1991.

I also took a post-gradual course for young surgeons in 1988/89 and plastic surgery courses in 1985, 87 and 89 in Ljubljana. I spent 3 months fellowship in Montpellier at the department for traumathology and orthopaedics. I took a course under the title of The Use of expanders in Plastic and Reconstructive surgery in Marseilles, a course of a hand osteosynthesis in Davos and a course of Reconstructive and Plastic Surgery in Oncology in Venice. In 1996 I finished my research master thesis. In 2002 I had completed my PhD degree of an experimental research. I have finished my plastic surgery education with final exam in 2003.

I also participated in a large number of scientific meetings in Slovenia and abroad, including burns, hand, microsurgery, general plastic surgery and aesthetic surgery.

Spoken languages

Croatian, English, French, Italian, Serbian, Slovene.

Years of experience


Professional experience – employment(s)

I had been employed in a Health service as general practitioner until 1985.

In 1996/97 I was employed for one year and improved my knowledge at The Department for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in Chester (GB).

Then I started to work in the University Clinical Centre Ljubljana on the Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Burns. I specialized in 1991 and since then I work as a specialist of general surgery on the Clinic for Plastic Surgery and Burns in Ljubljana. I am a member of microsurgical team and burns team.

In 2001 I was named to be a head of the Burn unit in the University Clinical Centre Ljubljana.


I am a member of Croatian and Slovenian Association for plastic, hand surgery and burns. I am also member of EBA, MBC – representative for Slovenia, FSRM – representative for Slovenia and member of BAPRAS and FIS.