Mladen Horvat, MD, graduated from the University of Medicine of Rijeka, in 1974, and finished his specialization in Anesthesiology and Resuscitation in 1981, when he was awarded with a Bettini prize for his Research Paper on Anesthesiology.
He also attended the study at the Universities of Amsterdam, London, Hirosaki and Hiroshima. He is a member of many renowned associations such as: HDAIL (Croatian Association of Anesthesia and Resuscitation), CAA (Croatian Association for Acupuncture), and ESA (European Association of Anesthesiology).
from 1992 to 1995 he was Head of the Intensive Care Unit at the Hospital in Rijeka
from 2000 to 2004 he became Head of the Anesthesia Department