Milos Brankovic is a resident physician at Rutgers University, New Jersey Medical School, New Jersey, USA. He earned his Medical Degree from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine, in Serbia, and a Doctorate from Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, in the Netherlands. He also holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences (NIHES).
Born in Belgrade, Serbia, he studied medicine at the University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine, where he was elected Editor-in-Chief of the scientific journal “Medical Youth” and Vice-President of the Organizing Committee of the first Global Students Conference of Biomedical Sciences in Belgrade. Having achieved a ranking in the top 1% of his class, he received a scholarship to train under the mentorship of Dr. Bud Frazier in 2013 and 2014 at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston. In 2014, he obtained his M.D. degree with an average grade of 10,00/10,00. For his work, he was awarded several times, including the “Nikola Spasic” Award for the best-graduated medical student at the University of Belgrade.
In 2015, Dr. Brankovic completed his internship at the Clinic for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, in Belgrade, where he has authored four peer-reviewed publications on different vascular pathologies. Subsequently, he started working on his Ph.D. project, which was funded by the European Commission, under the mentorship of Prof. Eric Boersma at the Department of Cardiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, in Rotterdam. In 2016, he studied at the University of Cambridge Institute of Public Health in Cambridge, UK. Subsequently, he earned his M.Sc. degree in Clinical Epidemiology, where he was awarded the NIHES Best Master’s Thesis Award. In 2019, he completed his Ph.D. dissertation on the cardiorenal interactions in acquired heart disease with Cum Laude. The Cum Laude Award is an academic recognition for an outstanding achievement awarded to the top 1-2% of doctorates in the Netherlands.
Area of his expertise includes organs’ interactions, organ transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support in heart failure, coronary artery disease, acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, with a focus on clinical decision making and management of complex patients.