Prof. Dr. Admir Hadžić has been at the forefront of academic anesthesiology for 2 decades. His research substantially contributed to the understanding of functional anatomy, benefits of regional anesthesia, and monitoring principles to improve the safety and efficacy in anesthesiology. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology (Columbia University, NY, USA), holds a doctorate degree (PhD) in anatomy and has been awarded honorary professorships by Karol Marcinkowski, Poznan, Poland and University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. He currently holds active visiting professor appointment at the Catholic University of Leuven (KUL), Belgium. KUL is one of the largest, oldest (1425) and most prestigious universities in Europe; voted as the most innovative university in Europe in 2017.

Dr. Hadžić has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and 2 best-selling professional anesthesiology textbooks with several editions, which have been translated into foreign languages as standard educational curriculum in schools and universities worldwide. He has lectured at most prestigious universities and scientific meetings, world congresses, professional medical societies worldwide, NASDAQ stock exchange, and has been a lecturer at the prestigious refresher course at the American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual meetings for 15 consecutive years.

Dr. Hadzic has founded several intellectual property companies and managed their business from start-up to licensing and acquisition. He is the founder of NYSORA, The New York School of Regional Anesthesia, a global educational company and Anesthesiology Networking mobile platform, read by 50,000 health care professionals worldwide. He is a founder and CEO of http://scimed.global/ (http://scimed.global/), a professional research organization (CRO/SMO) specializing in perioperative care, ICU, pharma and device research, and MedXpress.Pro, an intellectual property, and medical distribution company, based in USA and Belgium, Europe. He also owns a boutique brewery business in Belgium “Dr Blues Belgian Brews”.

In his free time, Dr. Hadzic is an avid photographer (http://admotography.zenfolio.com/) and leads a New York-based blues-rock band “Big Apple Blues” (www.bigappleblues.com) which has recorded, toured and shared the stage worldwide with some all-time great acts, such as Canned Heat, Hugh Pool, Jason Rici among many others. The band’s CD release “Brooklyn Blues” charted top #10 blues albums in 2010 (Real Blues Magazine) whereas the album “Energy” (StoneToneRecords, 2014) is being played on radio stations worldwide, including Spotify, Itunes, Amazon and others. Dr Hadzic currently splits his professional time between New York, USA and Belgium where he works in clinical practice as an anesthesiologist, teach and manages research. He also serves as medico-legal expert witness. He also works as a consultant to pharma industry with Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and Department of Justice (DOJ) related matters.