Head of Cardiac pacing and Electrophysiology Department
Nikola Pavlović was born in 1981 in Zagreb where he finished primary school and high school. In 2005 he graduated from University of Zagreb Medical School. He finished his one year residency 2005 to 2006 at University Hospital ‚‘Sestre milosrdnice‘‘ and passed medical license exam in 2006. From 2007 to 2011 he was Internal medicine fellow at University Hospital ‚‘Sestre milosrdnice‘‘and in June 2011 he passed the Internal medicine exam. Since then he has been working on Cardiology department at University Hospital Centre ‚‘Sestre milosrdnice‘‘. His primary interests are arythmonology, clinical electrophysiology, ablation and cardiac pacing.
From September 2013 to September 2014 he was electrophysiology fellow in University Hospital Basel, Switzerland as part of European Heart Rhythm Association (EHRA) Fellowship in Advanced Electrophysiology.
He also received additional training during short visits in University Hospital Centre Ljubljana, Slovenia; Bratislava, Slovakia, Dresden and Frankfurt Germany;
In 2014 he completed the EHRA Electrophysiology exam, and achieved Level 1 EHRA certification in electrophysiology. After verifying prerequired number of different ablation procedures perfumed he achieved full Level 2 EHRA certification in cardiac electrophysiology.
Nikola Pavlović actively participated in several Croatian and international congresses as well as EHRA faculty for EHRA courses and during EHRA congresses. He is a member of Croatian Medical Chamber, Croatian Society of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, European Heart Rhythm Association, and European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions.
In 2018 he became an active member of EHRA Young electrophysiologists committee and served as a member of EHRA Certification Committee during two EHRA Boards. In 2018 he was appointed as a member of European Society of Cardiology Membership Committee.
In 2017 he became a Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), and from 2020 Fellow of the European Heart Rhythm Association (FEHRA).
Nikola Pavlović published more than 100 papers in indexed journals among which 20 are indexed in Current Contents. He is participating in several randomized controlled trials as co-investigator or principal investigator in Croatia. He is a reviewer for 8 international, peer reviewed journals and ESC reviewer for ESC guidelines on supraventricular tachycardia and ESC guidelines on atrial fibrillation.
Also, he serves as a reviewer for EHRA consensus documents.