MARKO IVAN TURINA MD

Prof Turina was born in Zagreb, Croatia, where he studied medicine and moved to Zurich in 1967. After completion of his residency, worked joined staff in 1972 and became the Head, Division of Experimental Surgery, University Hospital Zurich and eventually Professor and Director, Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich in 1985 and as such , also Head, Division of Cardiac Surgery, City Hospital Triemli, Zurich. He was the Dean of the Medical Faculty, University of Zurich (1994-2000) and retired as Chairman and Director of Cardiovascular Surgery in September 2004. Presently he serves as principal surgical consultant at the Hospital for Cardiovascular Diseases
“Magdalena” Croatia and professor of surgery, University of Osijek, Croatia. He is a past President of EACTS and served on most of the EACTS boards during his long association with the Organisation. He has a long association with all the major scientific journals in our field and was the previous chairman of the International Co-operation Committee of EACTS. He is presently the President of CTSnet.

  • Last name: T u r i n a

  • First name: Marko

  • Born: January 23, 1937, in Zagreb, Croatia

  • 1955-1961 Medical School, University of Zagreb

  • 1961-1962 Army medical officer

  • 1962-1965 Surgical residencies (Flawil and Zurich)

  • 1966 Research fellow in Biochemistry

  • 1967-1968 Fellow in Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University Hospital Zurich

  • 1969 Resident, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich

  • 1969-1970 Assistant Research Surgeon, University of California in San Diego, USA

  • 1970-1972 Resident, Department of Surgery, University of Zurich

  • 1972-1976 Staff member, Department of Surgery, University Hospital Zurich

  • 1976 Head, Division of Experimental Surgery, University Hospital Zurich

  • 1977 Assistant Professor of Cardiac Surgery

  • 1982 Associate Professor of Cardiovascular Surgery

  • 1985-2004 Professor and Director, Clinic for Cardiovascular Surgery, University Hospital Zurich

  • 1990-2004 Head, Division of Cardiac Surgery, City Hospital Triemli, Zurich

  • 1994-2000 Dean, Medical Faculty, University of Zurich

  • 1999-2004 Chairman, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Zurich

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