Asim Kurjak

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Dr. Asim Kurjak (born 1942 in Kotor Varoš, Yugoslavia, present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina) is Bosnian scientist and a world expert in the field of ultrasound diagnosis. Kurjak has published over 660 papers and 14 books edited or written.[1] His papers have been cited 5368 times in the International Science Citation Index. He received doctorum honoris causa from 10 international universities including Universities in Banja Luka, Budapest, Barcelona, Bucharest, Montevideo, Athens, Moscow Tomsk, Surgut and Bueno Aires.

Prof. Kurjak is the President of International Academy of Perinatal Medicine and director of Ian Donald Inter-University School of Medical Ultrasound. He is a regular fellow of World Academy of Art and Science, European Academy of Sciences and Art, International Academy for Human Reproduction, Italian Academy of Science and Art of Reggio Puglia, Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia; honorary member of American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology; regular member of Russian Academy of Science and Art.


  • The Fetus as a Patient Society's Prize "William Liley (1998)
  • Maternity Prize given by European Association of Perinatal Medicine (2000)
  • The Order of the Croatian Starr with the Effigy of Rudjer Boskovic (2001)
  • Pavao Culumovic Prize of Croatian Medical Association (2003)
  • Golden Amnioscope given by International Academy of Perinatal Medicine (2008)
  • Erich Saling Perinatal Price (2012)
  • Rudjer Boskovic National Price for Science of Croatia (2012)

He is an honorary member of 28 international societies for ultrasound or perinatal medicine. Kurjak is also a member of the editorial board or editor in chief of several international journals including Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, co editors of Journal of Perinatal Medicine


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-21. Retrieved 2014-02-25.