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Isidor Josef Papo

Isidor Josef Papo, surgeon. Decorated grand cross Yugoslav Flag, People's Army Military Merits with golden sword, People's Army with golden star; honorary knight Commander Order British Empire; recipient Avnoj award, Belgrade October award.


  • Papo, Isidor Josef was born on December 13, 1913 in Mostar, Yugoslavia. Son of Josef Avram and Clara Aron (Levy) Papo.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine University Zagreb, 1937.


    • Training in surgery University Sarajevo, 1937-1941. Major Medical Corps, Yugoslavian Liberation Army, 1941, advanced through grades to lieutenant general Yugoslavian Army, 1975. Head surgical clinic Military Medical Academy, since 1947, professor surgery, chairman department, since 1948.

      Surgeon-in-charge Yugoslavian Army, since 1948. Consultant Department Health and Education. Chairman Board Surgery, Board Thoracic Surgery.


    • Author, editor papers in field of general and cardiovascular surgery.


    Fellow American College Cardiology. Member Serbian Academy of Sciences and Art, Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts, French Academy Surgery, Academy Surgery Peru, International Society Surgery, International Cardiovascular Society, Society Surgeons Paris. Member numerous other associations Jewish.


    • Married Asja Ivanovna Sorokina, August 31, 1946.
    • father: Josef Avram Papo
    • mother: Clara Aron (Levy) Papo
    • spouse: Asja Ivanovna Sorokina
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    Born December 13, 1913