Dr. Željana Bolanča, was born in Split where she completed her elementary and secondary school education. After graduating from the 1st Language Gymnasium, she enrolled in the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb. Following the completion of her internship at the Sisters of Charity Hospital, she left for a brief period of time to work in the pharmaceutical industry, where she was employed as Product Group Leader in the pharmaceutical company Solvay Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Bolanča then began and completed her specialisation in dermato-venereology at the Sisters of Charity Hospital, displaying great interest in general dermatology, dermatological oncology, and corrective dermatology. She attended many courses and trainings in trichology (scalp disease) at the Dermatology Clinic of the University of Bologna, as well as numerous courses in aesthetic medicine in London, Paris, Toulouse, and Sofia.
Out of all aesthetic procedures, she especially prefers treatments intended for the improvement and preservation of skin quality and facial remodelling.
During her entire specialisation, she has also been involved in scientific work, and has published a large number of scientific papers in indexed journals. Dr. Bolanča is currently attending postgraduate PhD studies in Biomedicine and Health at the Medical School of the University of Zagreb, and has successfully defended her application on the subject of trichology.
She is a member of the Croatian Society of Dermatology and Venereology, the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), the International Dermoscopy Society (IDS), and the Vice-President of the Croatian Society for Facial Aesthetics.