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Dr. Jasmin Jasko Caluk, MSc, MD, PhD, SFNWC

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Dr. Jasmin Jasko Caluk is a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College with an outstanding record of ethical leadership and service as a medical surgeon and interventional cardiologist. He graduated at Medical Faculty of Tuzla University (Bosnia) in July 2001 at the age of 24, and was awarded the “Golden Student“ award as the best student of the generation at Tuzla University. For the first year he worked at the Emergency Department at the Healthcare Center in Travnik, Bosnia, and then transferred to the Cardiovascular Clinic at the University Clinical Center Tuzla, Bosnia. There he completed his residency in internal medicine (completed in 2007) and cardiology.

Dr. Caluk was educated in invasive and interventional cardiology, transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography, intra-operative echocardiography and pacemaker implantation. During this time, he was also educated in interventional cardiology, partly in Rikshospitalet in Oslo, Norway. Dr. Caluk got his Master of Science degree in 2006, and since August 2008, he was employed at BH Heart Center in Tuzla, Bosnia – a specialized hospital for cardiovascular disease, in which he held the position of Deputy Chief of the Interventional Cardiology Department.

Dr. Caluk completed his PhD in 2009. Starting in 2010, he is also the Chief of Internal Medicine Disciplines Department at Pharmaceutical Faculty at the University of Travnik. During 2012, he was additionally educated in new and advanced methods in interventional cardiology at Bezmialem University Hospital in Istanbul, Turkey. Since December 2014, Jasmin Caluk is co-founder and works at the private cardiology practice, KARDIOCENTAR Sarajevo, in Bosnia.

Dr. Caluk has been a member of the Presidency of the Association of Cardiologists of Bosnia-Herzegovina since 2010. He is a member of the European Society of Cardiology, and since 2008, is also a member of the European Association of Percutaneous Cardiovascular Interventions. Since 2010, he has been a member of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC, and Euro-Echo Association (EAE – European Association of Echocardiography).

Dr. Caluk is the author or a co-author of numerous domestically and internationally-published scientific papers in cardiology. He is the author of the book [Cardiovascular Disease and Pregnancy] – Kardiovaskularne bolesti i trudnoća (Bosnian), published by TKD Sahinpasic, Sarajevo 2014 god, ISBN 978-9958-41-528-9, and a co-author in several books, including: ADVANCES IN THE DIAGNOSIS OF CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS, edited by Suna F. Kiraç, InTech 2011; WHAT SHOULD WE KNOW ABOUT PREVENTED, DIAGNOSTIC, AND INTERVENTIONAL THERAPY IN CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, edited by Baskot B, In Tech 2012; [Stabile Angina Pectoris] – STABILNA ANGINA PECTORIS (Bosnian) by Kulic M et al;  [Acute Coronary Syndrome] AKUTNI KORONARNI SINDROM (Bosnian) by Kulic M et al, and has contributed to preparation and completion of the book [CARDIOLOGY] – Kardiologija (Bosnian) by Kusljugic, Gerc, et al.

Dr. Caluk was the first surgeon to perform and introduce PCI stenting of unprotected Left Main and Left Main in general surgery in Bosnia-Herzegovina, and was also the first surgeon to implant and introduce into routine practice, the implantation of dedicated bifurcational coronary stents in Bosnia- Herzegovina.

In everyday practice, Dr. Caluk performs outpatient and inpatient cardiology care, non-invasive cardiology (transthoracic and transoesophageal echocardiography, cardiac stress-testing, 24-hour ECG monitoring, 24-hour blood-pressure monitoring, pre- peri- and postoperative cardiology care) and invasive cardiology (coronary angiography, right-heart catheterization, percutaneous coronary interventions – coronary angioplasty and stenting, emergency temporary pacemaker implantation, permanent pacemaker implantation) etc.

As a Senior Fellow of New Westminster College, Dr. Jasmin Jasko Caluk is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.

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