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Marija Hadji Lega

dr. Marija Hadji Lega

MD, PhD Specialist, Obstetrics & Gynecology – Fetal Medicine Specialist, Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Specialist, Obstetrics & Gynecology


English & Arabic


Danat Al Emarat Hospital


Prof. Dr. Marija Hadji Lega earned her Medical Degree from St. Cyril & Methodius University, Medical Faculty, FYRO Macedonia, 1997. She completed her Specialization in Obstetrics & Gynecology from the same university, 2005 and also Subspecializing in Perinatal Medicine (Maternal-Fetal Medicine) in 2014 also from the same university. She earned her PhD degree in Clinical Medicine (Prediction of preterm deliveries) from Medical Faculty, University of Nish, Serbia. Dr. Marija has the following fellowships and education abroad mainly in field of Fetal Medicine, Certificate for III level for First and second trimester screening, Medical Faculty, University of Triests, Italy, University Hospital, Burlo Garofolo Hospital, Trieste, Italy (fellowship by European School for maternal health), Observer ship and education at Harris Birthright Research Center, King ‘s College Hospital, Fetal Medicine Foundation, London (especially first and second trimester screening, fetal cardiology), Education in the field of prenatal diagnostics and fetal interventions (especially in monochorionic twin pregnancies) Eppendorf Clinic, Hamburg, Germany, Education in AKH Vienna Medical University, Department of Fetal Medicine, Austria, Education and Certificate for Hospital Management, Fukuoka, JICA, Japan and Certificate for prenatal screening of heart defects from ISUOG, Royal Brompton Hospital, London.

She is a member of the Executive Board of South – Eastern Europe Society of Perinatal Medicine, Member of board of MEDUOG (Mediterranean Society for Ultrasound in Gynecology and Obstetrics) and also member of Editorial board of Official Journal of South East European Society of Perinatal Medicine Gynecology Obstetrics & Reproductive Medicine.


Prof. Dr. Marija Hadji Legahas more than 21 years of experience in Obstetrics, Gynecology and especially in Fetal Medicine (first trimester screening, anomaly scans, growth scan). She was the Chief of High-Risk Pregnancy Unit at University Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics (Unique Tertiary level Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics), Skopje, FYRO Macedonia.
In 2016 she was elected for Associate Professor for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Medical Faculty, University St CYrilus and Methodius Skopje, FYROMacedonia and she has been involved in education and training of medical students and residents.
She was for 5 years Medical Director of University Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Skopje, FYRO Macedonia (special training in Hospital Management in Japan) She is also trained and had a big experience in invasive procedures (amniocentesis, CVS).
She is invited lecturer at many World, European and local congresses (Fetus as a Patient, Congresses of WAPM-World Association of Perinatal Medicine, Congresses of European Society of Perinatal Medicine-ECPM, Congresses of South East European Society of Perinatal Medicine, Ian Donald School for Ultrasound in Gynecology and Obstetrics, MEDUOG (Mediterranean Society for Ultrasound in Gynecology and Obstetrics).
She has published many papers in Journals on SCI list and PubMed.

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