Surgery Experts

Dr. Valentin Lyubomirov Ignatov, Ph.d.



Prof. Dr. Valentin Ignatov, MD graduated in 1986. Higher Medical Institute - Varna. In 1995, acquires a specialty in surgery, and in 2012. graduated from "Health Management" Master's Degree in Medical University-Varna. He holds the post of Chief of First Clinic of Surgery from 2007 to 2016. In 2005 he obtained a Doctor degree in dissertation on "Diagnostic healing tactics and ND: laser therapy in the conditions of acute bleeding from gastric duodenal ulcers". In 2013, he published a work of habilitation - "Acute bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract.Diagnosis and treatment ". He won a competition for professor Professor at the Department of General and Operative Surgery in 2013. In 2016 he was appointed Executive Director of St. Mary's University Hospital in Varna. Prof. Valentin Ignatov has a high level of organizational qualities, an administrator, an educated lecturer and a healer. It shows high personal organization, self-discipline and creativity. Proof of its excellent organizational skills in the organization of thirteen successful national conferences on Coloproctology with international participation since 1990. here. Under the guidance of Prof. Ignatov, the first Department of First-day Surgery in Bulgaria is dedicated to the timely diagnosis of diseases of the gastrointestinal tract through a full range of diagnostic possibilities - endoscopy, echography, endorectal echography, CT, magnetic resonance tomography (NMR, MPT), PET-RT. Specializes in the field of mini-invasive surgery - endoscopic and laparoscopic. Prof. Ignatov introduces in routine practice a number of highly specialized endoscopic and mini-invasive methods such as: endoscopic removal of gallstones; endoscopic polyectomy of the colon and the colon, esophagus, stomach, duodenum; procedures in early rectal cancer such as endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection; stenting of the esophagus, fat and right intestine, biliary stenosis of malignant diseases; laser coagulation in acute bleeding.

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