Assoc. Prof. Franc Jelenc, MD, PhD

Abdominal Surgery Clinic
Clinic hours: every third Wednesday of the month, 4.00–8.00 p.m.

Specialist Field
Abdominal surgery

Current Position
Ljubljana University Medical Centre
Surgical centre Rožna dolina (part-time)

Education and Professional Experience
In 1972, he graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, and in 1979, he completed his specialty training in general surgery. In 1992, he successfully defended his doctor’s dissertation on surgical treatment of stomach cancer. In 1996, he was appointed assistant professor at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana.

He is currently employed at the Department of Abdominal Surgery, University Medical Centre Ljubljana. He has taken part in several research activities focusing on stomach cancer and in a liver transplant project. In 2005, he was elected president of the Slovenian Association for Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Since 2011 he has been head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery, Division of Surgery, University Medical Centre Ljubljana. He has been cooperating with the Surgical centre Rožna dolina since 1998.