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Milan Stevanovic, MD
Milan Stevanovic, MD
Professor of Orthopaedics and Surgery

Email: stevanov@usc.edu
Office Phone: (323) 442-5860
Fax: (323) 442-6952

Practicing Locations

  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
  • USC Heath Care Consultation II
Dr. Stevanovic is a professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is known internationally for his expertise in problems of the hands and upper extremity. He has extensive experience working with patients with peripheral nerve injuries, trauma, burns, microvascular and rheumatoid problems affecting the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He is also a leading authority in reconstructive microsurgery and limb and digit replantation.

Dr. Stevanovic came to the United States from the University of Belgrade, where he was chief of the Hand and Upper Extremity Program and replantation team. He is also a pediatric specialist with expertise in congenital differences. As the director of the USC Joseph H. Boyes Hand Fellowship Program, Dr. Stevanovic is dedicated to teaching and mentoring the next generation of surgeons and has been honored with numerous teaching awards.

Recently inducted into the Serbian Science Academy, Dr. Stevanovic has conducted extensive research on upper extremity reconstruction. In addition to publishing clinical research papers, he has also contributed chapters for hand surgery textbooks and serves as a reviewer for several hand and microsurgery journals. He received his medical degree from the University of Belgrade in Serbia, Yugoslavia and completed his fellowship training in hand surgery at the USC Department of Orthopaedics and his training in microsurgery at Duke University Medical Center.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Other Health Professions, University of Belgrade, 1987
  • Master of Science, Other Health Professions, University of Belgrade, 1978
  • Doctor of Medicine, Medicine, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1972

Internships

  • University of Belgrade Serbia, Yugoslavia, 1972 - 1973

Residencies

  • Institute for Sports Medicine, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1973 - 1975
  • University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia - Orthopaedic Surgery, 1974 - 1979

Fellowships

  • University of Southern California - Hand Surgery, 1979 - 1980
  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC - Microsurgery, 1983 - 1984

Professional Society Memberships

  • S.I.C.O.T.
  • International Orthopaedic Association
  • Hellenic Orthopaedic Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Serbian Orthopaedic Association (Honorary Member)
  • Serbian Sports Medicine Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society for Peripheral Nerve
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Duke Hand Club
  • Los Angeles Hand Club

Awards

  • Medals and Diploma for Medical Contribution, FILA
  • International Wrestling Federation 75th Year Anniversary, France,1987
  • Teaching Award, Joseph H. Boyes Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, 1993 - 1994
  • Outstanding Faculty Award, USC Department of Orthopaedics, 1993 - 1994
  • Best Senior Paper Award, Accuracy of the preoperative examination in zone 5 wrist lacerations, USC Department of Orthopaedics, 1994
  • Best Junior Paper Award, "Volar Zone 5 Wrist Lacerations", USC Department of Orthopaedics, 1994
  • Teacher of the Year Award, USC Department of Orthopaedics, 1995 - 1996
  • Teaching Award, Joseph H. Boyes Hand Surgery Fellowship Program, 1997 - 1998
  • Chadwick F. Smith, M.D. Award, International Children's Program, Orthopaedic Hospital, 1998
  • Microsurgery Teaching Award, USC / Joseph H. Boyes Hand Surgery Fellowship Class of 2000
  • Best Senior Paper Award, "Tissue engineering for massive rotator cuff tendon defects using the porcine small intestinal submucosa device in an experimental animal model", USC Department of Orthopaedics, 2002
  • Named in America's Top Doctors, 2004 - 2005 and 2006 - 2007
  • Best Junior Paper Award, "A Surgical Anatomical Study of the Suprascapular Nerve", 2007

 

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