Turistica (Faculty of Tourism Studies) (Portorož, Slovenia)

Turistica (Faculty of Tourism Studies)

Portorož, Slovenia

Obala 11a, 6320 Portorož – Portorose


Vertigo Days in Slovenia 2019 is international scientific meeting dedicated to spreading updates in vestibular disorders. Complete approach to dizzy patients will be presented by distinguished international and domestic speakers. You will be able to take advantage to meet, discuss and learn through lectures and practical experience in workshops from the top leaders in the field.



Key Lecture will have David S. Zee, MD, PhD, professor of neurology from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA. Mohamed M. Hamid, MD, PhD, professor of otology-neurotology, Founder and Medical director, Vestibular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic is eminence especially in the field of Meniere's disease. Dušan Pavlović, MD, otorhinolaryngology consultant is president of Serbian otologic and audiologic Society, organiser of Belgrade Balance Forum. Slovenian lecturers will be: Danica Rotar Pavlič, MD, PhD, family physician consultant, Galenia d.o.o., prof. at Medical Faculty Ljubljana, Slovenia, Fajko F. Bajrović, MD, PhD,neurology consultant, Clinic of Neurology, Institute of Pathophysiology, prof. at Medical Faculty Ljubljana, Slovenia,  Anton Grad, MD, PhD, neurology consultant, prof. at University of Primorska, General Hospital Izola, Slovenia, Marko Zupan, MD, neurology consultant,  General Hospital Celje, Slovenia,  Bojan Rojc, MD, PhD, neurology consultant, assistant prof. at University of Primorska, General Hospital Izola, Slovenia, Aleš Pražnikar, MD, neurology and physical medicine consultant, Institute of Neurological Sciences, Glasgow, UK and Lea Zupan, MD, otorhinolaryngology consultant, General Hospital Celje, Slovenia.

Venue: Scientific meeting will be held at Turistica (Faculty of Tourism Studies), Obala 11a, 6320 Portorož - Portorose, situated at beautiful slovenian coast. Natural scenery provides pleasant climate conditions and stimulating working environment. For more information, see

Scientific Committee:

Marko Zupan, Lea Zupan, Anton Grad, Mohamed M. Hamid, Dušan Pavlovič

Organizing Committee:

Lea Zupan, Marko Zupan, Timka Magerl, Danica Rotar Pavlič, Anton Grad

Organized by:

Slovenian Medical Association:

  • Association of Neurologists
  • Association of Family Doctors

University of Primorska (Univerza na Primorskem)

General Hospital Celje, Slovenia


Medical Chamber of Slovenia has awarded 10,5 credits for participants of VERTIGO DAYS 2019.

REGISTRATION: From 1st of September 2019 on fee remains 190€/150€ (as it was till 31st of August 2019).










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  • Friday, 4 October
    • 07:00 08:15
      REGISTRATION 1h 15m
    • 08:15 08:30
    • 08:30 09:15
      KEY LECTURE: David S. ZEE: When does new technology help: the clinical exam (and the 19th century masters) remain the gold standard
    • 09:15 09:45
      Danica ROTAR PAVLIČ: Dizziness or vertigo and dilemmas of family physician
    • 09:45 10:15
      Fajko F. BAJROVIĆ: Pathophysiology of vestibular system
    • 10:15 10:40
      COFFEE BREAK 25m
    • 10:40 11:10
      Mohamed M. HAMID: Vertigo with and without sensorineural hearing loss
    • 11:10 11:40
      Dušan PAVLOVIĆ: Varieties of positional nystagmuses
    • 11:40 12:10
      Anton GRAD, Mateja BARUCA: Vestibular system and autonomic nervous system. Vertigo, dizziness and drug-induced dizziness in general medicine disorders.
    • 12:10 12:30
      Round Table
    • 12:30 12:50
      Satellite symposium: EWOPHARMA Dilemmas in assessment of vertigo in emergency neurology settings. Speaker: Igor Rigler, dr. med., neurologist, Head of the Emergency Neurology Service, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Division of Neurology.
    • 12:50 14:15
      LUNCH 1h 25m
    • 14:15 15:00
      WORKSHOPS: WS 1 M. M. HAMID: Bedside examination in vertigo patients
    • 14:15 15:00
      WORKSHOPS: WS 2 D. S. ZEE: A video tutorial on nystagmus
    • 15:00 15:15
      Satellite symposium: AUDIO BM – presentation (Franci Urankar)
    • 15:15 15:45
      Marko ZUPAN: Vertigo in posterior fossa syndrome
    • 15:45 16:10
      COFFEE BREAK 25m
    • 16:10 16:40
      Mohamed M. HAMID: Patients with chronic vertigo
    • 16:40 17:10
      Dušan PAVLOVIĆ: Vertigo in autoimmune diseases
    • 17:10 17:40
      Round Table
    • 17:40 18:30
      SOCIAL EVENT 50m
  • Saturday, 5 October
    • 09:00 09:30
      David S. ZEE: The dreaded phone call: what to do when my patient with acute vertigo calls me early in the morning
    • 09:30 10:00
      Bojan ROJC: Dizziness, instability and falls
    • 10:00 10:30
      Aleš PRAŽNIKAR: Rehabilitation of central vestibular disorders
    • 10:30 11:00
      COFFEE BREAK 30m
    • 11:00 11:15
      Zlatko MATJAČIĆ: Dynamic balancing responses following perturbations during treadmill walking in stroke patients
    • 11:15 11:45
      Lea ZUPAN: Peripheral vestibular insufficiency and vestibular rehabilitation
    • 11:45 12:30
      WORKSHOPS: WS 1 D. PAVLOVIĆ: BPPV repositional maneuvers
    • 11:45 12:30
      WORKSHOPS: WS 2 L. ZUPAN: Vestibular rehabilitation exercises
    • 12:30 13:00
      Round Table and Conclusions (take home messages)