About us

Clinic for Dermatology and Venereology “Dermaplus” is private health institution, which was founded in March, 2015. by dermatologist Lena Kotrulja, MD, PhD, after 15 years of clinical work in Clinic of dermatology and venereology, University Hospital Centre “Sestre milosrdnice”, Zagreb.

The Clinic is located in the city center, near the Cathedral, with the possibility of parking.

Prim.dr.sc. Lena Kotrulja, dr.med.

dermatovenerologist, subspecialist in pediatric dermatology

Education and work experience

  • 1985.-1991.  Zagreb University School of Medicine, graduated 1991
  • 1995.-2000. resident training in Dermatovenerology- Clinical Hospital Centre, Zagreb University School of Medicine
  • 2000 – Sept 2014 – clinical work in Clinical Hospital Centre «Sestre milosrdnice», Clinic for dermatology and venereology
  • 2005-2007 subspecialisation in the field of pediatric dermatology, Clinical Hospital Center Zagreb
  • 2008–2014 Head of Department of Pediatric dermatology Unit, consultant dermatolologist in Pediatric Clinical Hospital
  • 2008-2014 Head of Daily Clinic in Clinic for dermatology and venereology
  • 1995-1996 – Postgraduate study in dermatovenerology at Zagreb University School of Medicine
  • 2000 Completed specialisation in Dermatovenereology
  • 2004 Master Degree at Zagreb University School of Medicine
  • 2006 Postgraduate study in Clinical Pediatry at Zagreb University School of Medicine
  • 2007 Completed subspecialisation in Pediatric Dermatology
  • 2011 PhD Degree at Zagreb University School of Medicine
  • 2002-2008 Associate consultant on scientific project supported by Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia
  • 2005 dermatoscopy trainning at Allgemeines Krankenhaus (AKH); Vienna; Austria
  • 2006 clinical Observer at Royal London Hospital and Great Ormond Street Hospital – Pediatric Dermatology, London, England (prof. Harper John, prof. David Atterton)
  • 2010 Completed EPLS Provider Course of European Resuscitation Council
  • Organiser and Head of Educational Programme of School of atopy since 2011 (for health workers and parents of children with atopic dermatitis )
  • Member (Secretary) of the Organisation board of the 1st Croatian Congress of Psychodermatology in Cavtat 2004, Member of the Organisation board of the 3rd Congress of Croatian Dermatovenerologyst in Split May 2006, Member of Scientific board of the 3rd Croatian congress of Psychodermatology in Split 2012
  • Member of Croatian Society of Dermatology and Venereology
  • Member of EADV (European Academy of Dermatovenereology)
  • Member of ESDP (European Society of Dermatology and Psychiatry)
  • Member of ESPD (European Society of Pediatric Dermatology)
  • Member of ISD (International Society of Dermatoscopy
  • attended numerous Croatian and European dermatovenerological congresses as an active participant and invited lecturer
  • Organisator of the 1st degree Trainning programme at the University of Medicine: Atopic dermatitis in the spectrum of systemic atopy diseases (2014) for pediatricians and dermatovenereologyst
  • organisator of numerous expert dermatological conferences, such as post-graduate course of Continuing Medical Education Category of atopic diseases (2013), secretary of Croatian Congress Psihodermatology (2004), a member of the organizing committee of the 3rd Congress of Croatian dermatovenerologists (2006), member of the scientific Committee of the European Congress of dermatology EADV-Spring in Cavtat (2010)
  • attended over 20 local and foreign courses of aesthetic and corrective dermatology (Mesotherapy, fillers, Botox, PRP)
  • Licensed by the Croatian Medical Chamber for independent work as a dermatologist and subspecialist in pediatric dermatology
  • fluent in English, German, Italian and Spanish