Sandra Lipovaca, Pediatrician

Sandra Lipovaca

Pediatrician

1905 Civic Center Drive Las Vegas NV, 89030

About

Primary Pediatrics and management of the patients in hospital setting

Education and Training

University of Zagreb

School of Medicine

MD

Provider Details

Male Spanish, German 19 years of experience

Areas of expertise and specialization

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Taught in the past -

Awards

  • Full tuition merit scholarship - World University Service and Government of Republic of Germany
  • Participated in the 1st Croatian International Symposium on Computer Assisted Surgery and Telesurgery (March 30 - April 9 1999)

Residency

  • Pediatrics Residency at Nassau University Medical Center, 2201 Hempsted Turnpike, East Meadow, NY 11554; Dates Attended: July 1st 2006 ? June 30th 2009; Degree: Resident in Pediatrics

Treatments

  • Pediatrics

Internships

  • Clinical Hospital Sveti Duh, Zagreb, Croatia

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Articles and Publications

  • Consultant For Pediatricians, Volume 10 - Issue 5 - May 2011, Lead Toxicity in a Young Boy, Authors: Sandra Lipovaca, MD, Jacob J. Rosenberg, MD, Dominick Sabatino, MD and Sujatha Kosuri, MD , Nassau University Medical Center; Proceedings of abstracts of the papers of the sixth Congress of croatian biologists, Analysis of mice carrying a gene trap insertion within genes expressed during embryo

What do you attribute your success to?

  • My enjoyment of working with children to see their healthy development and keeping up with education and novelties in the field of Pediatrics.

Areas of research

    • Childhood obesity and long term consequences

    • 10 / 1996 - 10 / 1997

    Department of Histology and Embryology
    Research assistant, Srecko Gajovic, MD, PhD
    Actively participated in the project called Analysis of mice carrying a gene trap insertion within genes expressed during embryo development.

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • 07 / 1995 - 10 / 1995

    CARITAS, Zagreb, Croatia
    Volunteer
    Helped refugees and victims of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    07 / 1994 - 10 / 1994

    CARITAS, Zagreb, Croatia
    Volunteer
    Helped refugees and victims of war in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Volunteer Experience

    04 / 2005 - 05 / 2005

    Long Island College Hospital, 339 Hicks Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Internal Medicine externship-physician extern

    Participated in patient assessment and management; worked on the ward and with the hematology/oncology fellows as a part of consulting team.

    Mentor: Michael Geraghty, MD, Chief, Hematology/Oncology

    03 / 2003 - 09 / 2003

    University Hospital "Dubrava", Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Physician-volunteer
    Observed and helped in patient workup and care; worked in clinic and on the ward

    Mentor:Milorad Vilendecic, MD, Head of the Department of Neurosurgery

    06 / 2002 - 02 / 2003

    University Hospital "Dubrava", Avenija Gojka Suska 6, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Physician-volunteer
    Observed and helped in patient workup and care; worked in clinic and on the ward

    Mentor:Ivan Sokol, MD, MS, Attending Cardiologist and consultant

Teaching and speaking

  •  

    Ø      01 / 1999 - 08 / 1999  

    Several high schools in Zagreb
    Education-physician lecturer
    Substance abuse and prevention community program; safe sex practice and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases

     

Favorite Place to Vacation

  • Croatian islands (Brac, Hvar), Virgin Islands, Miami

Hobbies / Sports

  • Playing piano, racquetball, athletics, dancing and aerobics, yoga, reading

Favorite professional publications

  • The New England Journal of Medicine, Pediatrics, Pediatrics in Review, Consultant for Pediatricians

Hospital Affiliations

  • Sunrise Hospital
  • UMC

Sandra Lipovaca's Practice location

1905 Civic Center Drive -
Las Vegas, NV 89030
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