Prof. Dr. Uroš Ahčan graduated in 1995 from the Faculty of Medicine in Ljubljana. In 1999, he finished his PhD and passed the examination in plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery with honours (cum laude). From 2008 onward, he has been the Head of the University clinical department for plastic, reconstructive, aesthetic surgery in the University Clinical Centre of Ljubljana. He is a president of Slovenian association of plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeons. He is a professor at the Faculty of Medicine in Ljubljana and currently teaches plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery.
The thorough knowledge and hard work of the Ljubljana school of plastic surgery, as well as a rich tradition, represent the basis for numerous internationally known lectures in the area of reconstructive and aesthetic surgery. In the last two years, he has visited and lectured at Georgetown University in Washington, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Las Vegas, Turin, Moscow, Sarajevo, Zagreb, Beograd, Dubai, Barcelona, Prague, Copenhagen, Istanbul and other international congresses and has also performed live surgery. He has more than 300 published items, including numerous articles, papers for conferences, books and manuals.