Stjepan Čota, M.D., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist
He was born in Đakovo where he finished his high school education. After graduating from the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine in 2015, he did his medical internship at UHC Sisters of Charity. He worked for a short time as a general practitioner (GP) in Đakovo. Stjepan Čota, M.D. began his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at Children’s Hospital Zagreb in early 2017. During his residency, he attended training courses in musculoskeletal ultrasound and pediatric musculoskeletal pathology. After completing his postgraduate studies and passing his board exam at the end of 2021, he started to work at the Children’s Hospital Zagreb, where he is permanently employed.
Additionally, in 2019 he enrolled in Biomedicine and Health Sciences studies (Ph.D.) at the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine.
He is the (co)author of several research papers in the fields of physical medicine and rehabilitation and rheumatology. He is a member of the Croatian Medical Chamber and the Croatian Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.
Fields of interest: orthopedic rehabilitation in children, overuse syndromes, scoliosis, and rehabilitation of children with rheumatic diseases.