Education and Professional Standing
- Surgical Pathology Fellowship, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (UCLA), Los Angeles, California, 2008
- American Board of Pathology, Certificate in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology, 2006
- Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003
- Anatomic Pathology Residency, University of Belgrade, 1993
- MD, University of Belgrade, 1982
Research and Clinical Focus
Dr. Lukic is an Anatomic and Clinical pathologist who provides services through the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program. His academically oriented clinical work is in the following areas: general surgical pathology, intra-operative consultations, tumor bank management, cytology and laboratory management. His special area of interest is renal pathology with renal transplantation pathology. He evaluates approximately 170 high-complex renal biopsies of native and transplant kidneys annually.
Most of the research activities are related to renal transplantation and are conducted in collaboration with physicians and scientists from the other Departments and Universities. His currant focus is the progression of chronic renal allograft rejection, evaluated by protocol biopsies, in the patients receiving different doses and combination of immunosupressive therapy.
Dr. Lukic has an academic appointment with McMaster University, which includes teaching and training McMaster’s undergraduate medical students and postgraduate residents and fellows. Dr. Lukic teaches surgical pathology, nephropathology and cytology to pathology residents, nephropathology and transplantation pathology to nephrology fellows and residents. He coordinates weekly Renal Pathology Rounds at the Department of Pathology and monthly Renal Clinical Pathology Rounds at the Department of Nephrology.