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Milan Slavković
Pediatric surgery specialist
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Dr. Slavković is an experienced pediatric surgeon who has specialized in laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, a standard offering at Sava Memorial Hospital. He is part of Dr. Radoš Đinović’s team for numerous reconstructive urogenital surgeries in children, with a particular focus on surgeries related to the testes and varicocele.
Dr. Slavković is the author and co-author of more than 20 scientific papers, and his expertise extends to the international level, thanks to his excellent command of English and German, along with a basic understanding of Norwegian.
His education has been enriched by specialized training in laparoscopy and minimally invasive surgery at a prestigious center in Beijing, as well as the University Clinical Hospital in Mostar. He has also undergone training at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and studied plastic surgery at a hospital center in Malta.
Dr. Slavković is also active in the local academic scene as a teaching assistant for the Histology and Embryology course at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade.


Areas of expertise:

  • Laparoscopic abdominal surgery
  • Inflammatory bowel diseases (appendicitis, Crohn’s disease)
  • Achalasia
  • Testicular retention
  • Inguinal and umbilical hernias
  • Varicocele

How this doctor can help:

Dr. Slavković stands out in diagnosing and treating children with hernias and appendicitis, prevalent issues in pediatric surgery. Children’s hernias might be congenital or develop as they grow, showing symptoms like a noticeable bulge that can become more painful or apparent when coughing, crying, or straining. Appendicitis symptoms include lower right abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and fever.

Once diagnosed, Dr. Slavković employs cutting-edge laparoscopic and minimally invasive techniques that are less painful, facilitate quicker recovery, and minimize complications. These methods are particularly beneficial for treating hernias and appendicitis, helping young patients get back to their daily routines sooner and with barely noticeable scars.

Professional philosophy and approach to patient care:

“Our philosophy is to provide the best possible care for our youngest patients through innovative yet proven treatments, with an emphasis on safety, comfort, and comprehensive support throughout the entire treatment process. The commitment to minimally invasive methods reflects a modern approach to pediatric surgery, which is also focused on reducing stress and promoting rapid recovery in children.”