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Dr. Sterju Nikolaev Shterev, Phd

Prof.
Surgery
UMHAT
Bulgaria

Biography

Prof. Dr. Sterju Shterev is Head of the Department of Abdominal Surgery at the First Surgery Clinic. He graduated in Medicine in 1984 in Varna and received a degree in surgery in 1990. His professional experience began as a doctor of distribution since 1988 She works as a doctor - ordinator at the Regional Hospital - Varna. Since 2006 he has been in the current position. Associate Professor Shterev is one of the leading surgeons in the city and the region. It performs over 250 operations per year, including both hernia, hemorrhoids, gallstones, and complicated cases of colon and rectal cancer, stomach cancer. He is one of the few surgeons in the country who have gained extensive experience in oesophageal cancer and has the most advanced methods of surgical treatment. The team with his participation is one of the first in Bulgaria to introduce laparoscopic surgery. Even before the massive introduction of the mini-invasive surgery, Prof. Shterev performed laparoscopic holteystectomy. Later on, he introduced laparoscopic foundoplication in hiatal hernia and gastro-oesophageal reflux (GERB), the so- fundoplication. This surgery has been carried out since 2001, and at the First Surgery Clinic the greatest number of patients with hiatal hernia in Bulgaria - over 350 - has been operated. The excellent experience is found in his thesis "Modern Approach to Surgical Treatment of Hiatal hernias ". Course on gastric surgery - Bratislava, Slovakia, 1996 Specializing in laparoscopic and mini-invasive surgery in Hamburg, Germany 2010 Minimum Invasive Surgery in Oesophageal Cancer at Pittsburgh - USA in December 2014 at the clinic of the world's leading specialist in this area. James D. Luketich. Prof. Shterev has an outstanding teaching activity, which started in 1990 as an assistant professor at the Department of Propedeutics of Surgical Diseases at Medical University - Varna. Passing through the positions of Senior and Chief Assistant, after successfully defended dissertation and a competition, Prof. Shterev became a habilitated lecturer at the Department of General and Operative Surgery. Associate Professor Shterev teaches students in medicine and post-graduate students.Survivors under his supervision successfully continue their careers as excellent specialists. The accumulated rich experience is described in a monographic work entitled "Hiatal hernia", published in 2014. She speaks Russian and English. EXPERIMENTAL EXPERIENCE IN MINIINVASIVE SURGERY The team with his participation is one of the first in Bulgaria to introduce laparoscopic surgery. Even before the massive introduction of mini-invasive surgery, Prof. Shterev performed laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Later on, it introduced the laparoscopic fundoplication in hiatal hernia and gastro-oesophageal reflux (GERB), the so- fundoplication. This surgery has been carried out since 2001, and at the First Surgery Clinic the greatest number of patients with hiatal hernia in Bulgaria - over 350 - has been operated. The excellent experience is found in his thesis "Modern Approach to Surgical Treatment of Hiatal hernias ". QUALIFICATION • Specialized laparoscopic and miniinvasive surgery in Hamburg, Germany 2010  • Minimum invasive surgery for oesophageal cancer surgery in Pittsburgh - USA in December 2014 in the clinic of the leading specialist in the world in this field. James D. Luketich. SURGICAL ACTIVITY • Diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract - esophagus, stomach, duodenum.  o Esophageal  cancer  o Gastric cancer o Esophagus (cardiopasm) of the esophagus  o Diaphragm hernias  o Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD)  o Recurrences after failure of foundation  o Gastric ulcer and duodenum and its complications - pyloric stenosis and etc. • Diseases of the lower gastrointestinal tract - small intestine and large intestine, proctology  o Cancer of the colon and the right intestine  o Tumors of the small intestine  o Haemorrhoids  o Anal fissures  o Anal fistulas • Liver-liver surgery  o Gallbladder stones (calculus cholecys truth) o Bile stones (choledocholithiasis) • Hernias of the abdominal wall  o Inguinal hernia  o Post-operative hernias  o Recurrent hernia o Retroperitoneal tumors o Emergency surgery

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