Dr. Dusan Surdilovic

Chairperson, Department of Preventive Dental Sciences
Associate Professor of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry

MSc
PhD (Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry) – University of Nis

Dr. Dusan Surdilovic DDS, MSc, PhD is Associate Professor, Chairperson of Department of Preventive Dental Science at Gulf Medical University, UAE from 2015. He served as Assistant Professor at College of Dentistry, University of Nis, Serbia, Europe, for 15 years,  providing teaching , clincial training and examining in paediatric dentistry, restorative dentistry and oral surgery and medicine Dentistry. Dr. Dusan gained his specialty training at College of Dentistry, University of Nis (Serbia). He obtain his first Master Degre in Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry at prestigeus Karolinska institutet (KI), Stockholm, Sweden. Moreover, Dr. Dusan has pasion in healthcare management. This commitment led him to obtain his second master’s degree in healthcare management in 2013 at the University of Belgrade in cooperation with the London School of Economics. His doctoral thesis „Role of carbonic anhydrase, nitrogen monoxide and buffers of the saliva in the assessment of risk for caries in children with permanent dentition“ from a University of Nis was awarded as the best doctoral disetation by Balkan Association of Dentists (BASS) (Greece, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Hungary & Bulgaria).

He is designated member of European Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (EAPD). He has published more than 60 scientific articles, chapters and course books. He was a scientific researcher with fellowship at Karolinska Institute Stockholm, Sweden. Dr Surdilovic has a significant number of appreciation certificates awarded following participation and contributions in national and international dental congresses, conferences and workshops. Licensed to practice from the several dental registers (Serbia, Norway, UAE).

He has a vast interest in research in saliva, biology of the hard dental tissue, caries risk assessment, dental anxiety, oral medicine and oral surgery in pediatric dentistry especially with physically and mentally impaired pediatric patients.