He subsequently pursued a surgical career by completing Laparoscopic and Bariatric fellowship in Paris, France. Upon returning home, Dr. Stjepanovic worked as an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Belgrade University where he had been busy perfecting surgical techniques, as well as, teaching students and residents.
Academically, Dr. Stjepanovic had a particular interest in the treatment of post-op pain and pain in patients with degenerative diseases. Dr. Stjepanovic completed his General Surgery Residency at VCU, Richmond, VA, and then Burn and Plastic Surgery Fellowship at Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, Maryland. He has been a Board Certified General and Vascular Surgeon for 9 years.
Dr. Stjepanovic also worked as a hospitalist and wound care physician, devoting his last 5 years to pain management and opioid dependence. As a part of the Right Path team, Dr. Stjepanovic is currently on the frontlines of the opiate epidemic fight in Richmond, VA.
In his free time, Dr. Stjepanovic plays soccer and is a big sports fan. He is a musician and skilled accordion player.
He and his family live in Richmond, VA.