Igor Živković was born in 1988 in Ljubljana. He obtained the title of doctor of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, the University of Nis, in 2013 with the grade point average of 9.82. He completed doctoral academic studies and the topic of his doctoral dissertation was approved. He works as a cardiac surgery specialist at the Cardiac Surgery Clinic of the Institute. He is also a clinical assistant at the Department of Surgery with Anesthesiology, and Research Assistant at the SRO – Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases Dedinje. He is a member of the Serbian Medical Society and the Serbian Society for Cardiovascular Surgery. Furthermore, he is an assistant editor of the domestic journal Acta Medica Medianae. The areas of subspecialty he is interested in are minimally invasive surgery, endoscopic graft preparation for surgical myocardial revascularization. He is fluent in English.