Prof dr Petar Otašević

Prof dr Petar Otašević


Specific professional orientation

Prof. Dr. Petar Otašević is a specialist in internal medicine with a subspecialization in cardiology. He is an exceptional expert with rich professional and academic experience. He gained over 20 years of professional experience at the Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases in Dedinje, where he currently holds the position Head of the Cardiology Clinic. For many years, he has been engaged in teaching internal medicine (cardiology) at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Belgrade. At the Pulse Cardiology Center, he performs cardiac interventions in the Cath-lab.



1994 – Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Undergraduate studies.

2000 – Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade – Specialization in internal medicine.

2001 – Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade – Master’s degree in cardiology.

2009 Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade – PhD on the topic: The role of stress echocardiography in the evaluation of the clinical course in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy.

Work experience:

Since 1996 – Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases Dedinje, Belgrade – Director of the Cardiology Clinic

2015 – 2016 Medcare Hospitals & Medical Centres, Dubai – Cardiologist

Since 2017 – Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade – Professor of internal medicine (cardiology).

From 2022 – First Polyclinic – cardiologist, consultant

From 2022 – Pulse cardiology center – cardiologist, consultant


Awards, articles, publications:

He was the winner of the award for the best young researcher awarded by the cardiology section of the Serbian Medical Society (SLD) in 2000.

Professor Otašević is the author of numerous professional and scientific articles and chapters in textbooks. He was a member of the organizing committees of various scientific meetings and symposia. He is a lecturer at many national meetings on the topic of problems, prognosis, and therapy of patients with heart failure, as well as decisions on how to treat patients with complex acquired valvular defects (Mitral stenosis, Mitral insufficiency, Mitral valve prolapse, Aortic stenosis, Aortic insufficiency, Tricuspid stenosis, Tricuspid insufficiency, Pulmonary stenosis, Pulmonary insufficiency).



Prosthetic aortic valve thrombosis detected by Doppler echocardiography. Echocardiography 1996;13(2):131-134 Otašević P. and associates.

Isolated mitral regurgitation complicating relapsing polychondritis. Int. J. Cardiol. 1997.;(2):213-215. Otašević P. and associates.

Pericardial effusion after thrombolysis for acute myocardial infarction: an echocardiographic 1-year follow-up study. Cardiology 1997;88(6):544-547. Otašević P. and colleagues.

Right vs. left ventricular contractile reserve in one-year prognosis of patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy: Assessment by dobutamine stress echocardiography. Eur J Echocardiog 2005;6(6):429-434. Otašević P. and associates.