Dr. Rumen Lazarov -
Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital
Dr. Lazarov graduated from the Sofia Medical Academy with the highest academic honors. He has earned his medical specialties in medical radiology and oncology. Dr. Lazarov is a highly qualified specialist with expert knowledge in radiotherapy and oncology gained during 18 years of professional experience. He has actively participated in the introduction of computer tomography diagnostics and tumor staging, with which new methods of individualized CT radiotherapy planning are based upon for patients with Hodgkin’s disease, and testicular, lung, and pelvic tumors. Dr. Lazarov participated actively in the entire process of planning, construction, and bringing into operation of our Elekta Linear Accelerator radiotherapy system. He has also implemented new radiotherapy planning and treatment methodologies using our Elekta Linear Accelerator for patients with head, neck, thoracic, and abdominal tumors. He also trains our personnel to work with the equipment, planning software, and to administrate the data from our linear accelerator. Combining his practical knowledge and scientific interest he successfully completed two clinical trials one for Gerisan in 2000, and one for Erythropoietin in 2002, and he is currently completing a clinical trial for Perifozin. In 2005, he was appointed the Topometry Laboratory Chief in the Radiotherapy Clinic of the National Oncology Hospital in Sofia. For over 10 years he participated in the following Diagnostic-Treatment Committees: Member Radiotherapy Committee- National Oncology Hospital Sofia Member Lung Cancer Committee- National Oncology Hospital Sofia Member Lymphoma Committee- National Hematology Center Sofia Since 2006, he has been a member of the Oncology Commission of the Sveta Anna University Hospital. He was appointed in November 2009 to lead the Radiotherapy Department of Tokuda Hospital Sofia. Dr. Lazarov has extensive teaching experience, when he began working as a doctor he also became a lecture and practicum assistant for radiology technicians in the Yordanka Filaretova Medical College in Sofia. Since 1995, he has lead full lecture courses.