dr Zejna Velagić
Dermatology specialist

Education

1988-1999 Antalya College Private School, Antalya, Turkey
1999-2005 Hacettepe University Medical Faculty in English language, Ankara, Turkey
2005-2007 Gazi University Medical Faculty Hospital, Department of Dermatovenereology
2007-2009 Dermatovenereology Department in Clinical Center of University in Sarajevo
2009 Successfully passed the specialty examination and gained the title “specialist dermatovenerologist” awarded by the Federal Ministry of Health, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2020 Professional Certificate of Skin Cancer Medicine, Bond University, Queensland, Australia

Congress and symposium participation

2006 Days of Dermatovenereology I in Ankara, Turkey
2006 Days of Dermatovenereology II in Ankara, Turkey with a case report, Sneddon-Wilkinson Disease and Multiple Myeloma: Coexistence in a Patient
2007 I. International Congress of Dermatovenereology, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2007 School of Dermatoscopy, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2008 5th EADV Spring Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 III. Istanbul Cosmetic Dermatology Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 XIII Cosmoderm Congress, Athens, Greece with an oral presentation: H.A.F. Topical Agents Like Uninjectible Dermal Fillers
2009 III Allergology School, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2011 III School of Dermatoscopy, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2014 First Euroasian Melanoma Congress, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2018 Teoxane Laboratories, Innovations in RHA Dermal Filler Treatments, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Workshops

2000 Resident at Haematology Department, Divison for Thalassemia and Genetic Diagnostics, Antalya State Hospital, Antalya, Turkey
2007 NeoStrata AHA Technology and Chemical Peeling of the Skin in association with The NeoStrata Company, Inc., Princeton,
New Jersey, USA
2008 NeoStrata AHA Technology and Chemical Peeling of the Skin, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2008 Laser workshop, 5th EADV Spring Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Dermatologic surgery workshop, 5th EADV Spring Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Workshop of Approach to and Management of Leg Ulcers, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
2008 Basic and advanced applications of Botulinum toxin, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Permanent and Resorbable Dermal Fillers used in rejuvenation of the skin, Istanbul, Turkey
2008 Applications of Botulinum Toxin, Athens, Greece
2008 Application of dermal fillers in face rejuvenation and remodeling, Athens, Greece
2008 Laser workshop, Athens, Greece
2009 Attended the Fotona Lasers Workshop “Aesthetics, dermatology and surgery treatments with Fotona Nd:YAG, Er:YAG and Q- switched Nd:YAG lasers”, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2009 Attended the Quanta System Spa Laser workshop on LP/SP Nd: YAG and Q- switched Nd: YAG lasers, Solbiate Olona, Italy
2011 Visiting doctor at plastic surgery department at Acıbadem Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
2014 Advanced course of hyaluronic acid fillers in face rejuvenation, Beograd, Serbia
2019 Advanced Sexually Transmitted Diseases, EADV, Lugano, Switzerland
2019 Nail Surgery, EADV, Lugano, Switzerland

Fellowship

2008 Awarded with the Michael Hornstein Memorial Fellowship, EADV

Membership

Member of European Academy of Dermatology and Venerology
Member of International Dermoscopy Society
Member of Association of Dermatovenerologists in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Member of Chamber of Medical Practitioners in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dr Zejna Velagić has displayed professional excellence and authority in educating general population through writing more than 100 articles for national newspapers, e-portals and beauty and health magazines including Daily Newspaper Avaz, Ljepota i Zdravlje magazine, klix.ba, avaz.ba, faktor.ba and giving more than 50 interviews on radio and national TV channels like Federalna TV, TVSA, FACE TV, BHRT, HAYAT TV, O KANAL, RSG and Antena Sarajevo on topics like acne, allergies, antiaging treatments, skin cancer prevention and early diagnosis and lasers in dermatology.

Dr Zejna Velagić has superior language proficiencies in Bosnian, English and Turkish.