Dr. Dimitar Nikolov
Assoc. Prof., Department Chief
Acibadem A Class Healthcare Services
Dr. Nikolov graduated from medical school in 1987, and has two specializations: surgery and cardiac surgery. He has also added specializations in Germany, the USA and Japan. In 1990, he began working in the general hospital “Sveta Ekaterina” and earned 17 years of experience in cardiac surgery. He was appointed the chief resident of "Sveta Ekaterina", and for the last two years of his tenure at the hospital he was a member of the executive department “Transplantation and Artificial Hearts”. He joined Tokuda Hospital Sofia in April 2007 and leads the cardiac surgery department and operation block number two. Dr. Nikolov has numerous medical publications in both Bulgarian and international medical journals, and he has participated in many scientific conferences locally and abroad. He is a member the European Association of Cardiac Surgery, the Bulgarian Union of Cardiology, and the Bulgarian Association of Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery. In 2002, he received the “Bulgarian Doctor of the Year” award.