Klapan Medical Group University Polyclinic
Professor Klapan graduated from Zagreb University School of Medicine. He has completed two postdoctoral studies from the same University (Clinical Immunology&Allergology, Otorhinolaryngology-Head&Neck Surgery) and his PHD (Zagreb University and Eye&Ear Institute, Pittsburgh University, PA, USA) at the age of 30 years. He is the founder/director of Klapan Medical Group University Polyclinic. He has published more than 110 papers in reputed journals; citations/355; h-index: >25; 14 medical books (7/Croatian and 7/English language; editor, author and co-autor); chaired and headed a number of international surgical courses and symposia (>300 lectures; invited lecturer/moderator/president/ USA/EU/Asia/Australia; www.poliklinikaklapan. com).
Klapan's research interests have been centered upon topics in Rhinosinusology. Fields of expert activities and major themes for research include: 3D navigation-computer assisted FES-surgery (3D-CA-NESS), 3D-telesurgery (tele-3D-CA-NESS), virtual reality (VR) and 3D-computer assisted technologies in NESS, chronic sinusitis–immunobiochemical characteristics, rhinophotodynamic therapy (RPDT) of sinonasal polyposis.