Dr. Gordan Vujanic is Senior Attending Physician in Pediatric Pathology. He joined Sidra in 2017. At Sidra, Dr. Vujanic will be working with Dr. Charles providing services in perinatal and pediatric surgical pathology.
Prior to joining Sidra, Dr. Vujanic worked as Professor of Pediatric Pathology and consultant pediatric pathologist at University Hospital of Wales / Cardiff University Medical School, Cardiff, U.K. where he established and developed pediatric pathology services for Wales. Dr. Vujanic moved to the UK from Belgrade (Serbia), where he finished his training in pathology and PhD.
Dr. Vujanic has been working in a field of pediatric renal tumors for many years, and is Chair of the UK and SIOP (International Society of Pediatric Oncology) Pathology panel for renal tumors of childhood. He introduced and is providing rapid central pathology review for the UK and another 202 countries, which enables children to be treated accurately, avoiding under- or overtreatment as it was the case in the past. He is responsible for coordinating work of another 9 national / regional pathology panels around the world, and is the principal author of the classification of renal tumors of childhood which has been followed for treatment stratification in the last 20 years in the SIOP trials and studies.
Dr Vujanic is President of the (European) Paediatric Pathology Society (2017-2019), and was Director of the International Pediatric Pathology Association Advanced Courses in Pediatric Pathology from 2002 to 2010. He is director of newly started series of advanced courses in pediatric pathology (2017 – ). He served as a Council member of the European Society of Pathology (2013-2017) and is editor-in-chief of the ESP Newsletter. He is a member of the SIOP and its Executive Committee for renal tumors, member of the ESP and IPPA, fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists (U.K.). He was chair of the Specialty Advisory Committee in Paediatric Pathology and chair of the Panel of Examiners in pediatric pathology of the RCPath (UK), as well as a Council member of the RCPath (UK).
Dr. Vujanic has published over 110 papers in peer-reviewed journal and has given over 100 invited lectures at international meetings, courses, seminars and symposia around the world.