Course Announcement

The AOCMF Course—Maxillofacial Trauma on April 2-3, 2015, Belgrade, Serbia teaches the theoretical basis and practical principles of the operative treatment of craniomaxillofacial fractures and their complications, considering state-of-the-art craniomaxillofacial osteosynthesis in traumatology and reconstructive surgery.

Course Director
Aleš Vesnaver (University Medical Centre, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Course Chairperson
Vitomir Konstantinović (University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia)

International Faculty
Jehanzeb Mughal (Dr Mughal’s Health Center, Karachi, Pakistan) Anantheswar Yellamballase Nagaraja Rao (Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India)

Regional Faculty
Satyesh Parmar (Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK) Yan Vares (Lviv National Medical University, Lviv, Ukraine) Raskó Zoltán (University College Hospital Galway, Ireland)

National Faculty
Srboljub Stošić, Belgrade, Serbia
Nebojša Jović, Belgrade, Serbia
Milovan Dimtrijević, Belgrade, Serbia
Milan Petrović, Belgrade, Serbia

Target participants
This course is aimed at all trainees and surgeons who deal with musculoskeletal head and neck disorders concerning trauma and reconstruction, as well as congenital and acquired deformities of the craniofacial skeleton.


Course objectives After the course, participants should be able to:

  • -explain bone healing and its influence on fracture treatment
  • -diagnose fractures and describe the treatment options and methods
  • -select surgical procedures for the facial skeleton
  • -identify complications related to internal fixation
  • -apply implants to artificial bones

Course description
The course is taught in three main ways. Comprehensive lectures concentrate on the understanding of core material. Practical sessions teach the application of AO principles to the management of common injuries. Video demonstrations are used to supplement the practical exercises. Discussions are held throughout the course to link lecture material and practical skills taught with the problems encountered by the course participants in their individual practice.


Further information and Registration
For more information visit or contact

Hotel Crowne Plaza
Vladimira Popovica 10
Belgrade 11070