Prof. Dr Zoran Krivokapić, Corresponding member of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SANU), Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS), Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) was born in 1955. He finished Medical School and Specialisation of Surgery at University of Belgrade In addition, he has spent considerable time in the UK, France, Japan, Sweden and the USA undertaking further surgical education.
Since 1993 he has been the Head of the Coloproctology Department at the First Surgical Clinic in Belgrade, and is the founder of modern coloproctological medicine and surgery in Serbia. Duriing his surgical career he operated more then 3500 patients dignosed as colorectal carcinoma. He proceeded more than 150 sphincter reconstructions, more than 120 “J” pouch after total coloprotectomy coused by ulcerative colitis.
He initiated 46 new surgical and diagnostic procedures in the field of coloproctological medicine. He operated by invitation in more than 50 institutions in Serbia or workshop “Live surgery”: Israel (Tel-Aviv), London- UK, Temissoara -Romania, Riga – Latvia, Cairo – Egypt, Nis - Serbia
In 1998 he was elected 'Professor of surgery' at the School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, whilst also being appointed a 'Visiting professor' at the respective medical schools of the universities in University of Southern California, Medical University of Craiova – Romania, Medical faculty University of Skopje – Macedonija. He is also a Teacher of European Shcool of Radiotherapy (ESTRO).
He held 246 lectures, 18 by invitation in foreign institutions, 109 on international and 119 on domestic congresses and meetings: Tokyo, London, New York, Moscow, San Diego, Los Angeles, Rome, Verona, Tel-Aviv, Nant, Vienna, Graz-Austria, Sao Paolo Istanbul, Budapest, Sofia, Varna-Bulgaria, Bucharest, Turnu-Severin, Craiova –Romania, Debrecin-Hungary, Brno-Chek Republic, Lodz-Poland, Kaunas-Lithvania, Istanbul, Antalia-Turkey, Athens - Greece, Pestani- Slovakia, Ljubljana, Bled-Slovenia, Skopje-Macedonia, Sarajevo Mostar-Bosnia and Herzegovina, Banja Luka, Zvornik – Serbian Republic, Beijing – China, Riga – Latvia, San Antonio, Cairo, Tirana – Albanija, Birmingham – UK, Tuzla – BiH, Sofia – Bulgaria, Cape Town – South Africa, Serok – Poland, Flensburger - Germany
He is a Founder and the Director of the Society of Coloproctology of Yugoslavia (SCPY), member of over 20 foreign and domestic Associations. Was the President of European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) for 2011 – 2012 and as a Director of International Advisory Affairs – International Society of University Colon and Rectum Surgeons (ISUCRS), past President of the Serbian Society of Surgeons (2003 – 2008), Advisory Member at Larg (2012 – 2014) of the International Society of colon and Rectum Surgeons (ISUCRS), General Secretary of the International Society of University Colon and Rectum Surgeons (ISUCRS),
He is a member of the Human Reproduction Department of Medical Sciences of Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts (2015).
He is Honorary member of: Italian Society of Colorectal Surgery, Bulgarian Surgical Society, Romanian Society of Surgery, Hungarian Association of Surgery, Israel Society of colon and Rectal Surgery (ISCRS), Russian Asociation of Coloproctology, Surgical Assembly of Republika Srpska and Medical Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Doctorum Universitatis Honoris CausaCraiova.
In 2008 he received Award “Travelling Felloship” of the Association of coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland (ACPGBI).
In 2013 he was the winner of the prize of Belgrade city in the field of medicine for 2012 year and also he received the Medal “Dr Vladan Djordjevic” from the Military Academy as the best Serbian surgeon.
In 2014 he received the award of the Republic of Serbia “Kapetan Misha Anastasijevic” for the category of exceptional results in the field of Medical science.
He is a member of Editorial boards of 14 journals, 8 international and 6 national.
He is an author of 3 monographies and co-author of over 400 papers. Also He is the author in 49 monogprahies and chapters in books.
His Google scholar citation Index – 715, h Index – 13, plus 685 citations in papers as a member of Collaborative group.