I graduated medicine at the Medical Academy - Sofia in 1991. In 1998 I defended the specialty of Internal Medicine, and in 2007 I received a master's degree in General Medicine. In 2017 I defended my professional qualification "Ultrasound Diagnostics" - II level.
I have various interests in the field of medicine - prevention and prophylaxis, chronic non-communicable diseases, allergic diseases, mental illnesses and others. I annually attend scientific symposia, conferences and congresses. I have successfully completed thematic courses for individual training in:
- ultrasound diagnostics of abdominal organs
- ultrasound diagnostics of surface structures
- emergency abdominal imaging
- screening for autism in early childhood
- hereditary angioedema - diagnostic and therapeutic problems
- vaccine prophylaxis
- early detection of depressive and anxiety disorders
- socially significant diseases - diabetes, hypertension, angina, COPD, obesity
- modern cardioprotection
- antibiotic and antiviral treatment of respiratory infections
- sexual and reproductive health of young people
- Practical Pediatrics - Current Issues
- diabetic nephropathy
and many others.
I successfully completed an international smoking cessation consultant course. In 2011, jointly the Ministry of Health and NSOPLB organized and conducted GP courses from all over the country for smoking cessation consultants. Many of the doctors I have trained still apply the knowledge and skills they have successfully acquired during the courses.
As a representative of Bulgaria, I participated in the activities of an international team for patient safety during medical procedures and treatments.
In 2010 I passed training and received the qualification "Expert in assessment and accreditation of medical institutions" at the Ministry of Health. Since 2012, the medical institution I manage is an accredited base for practical training of students and specialists in General Medicine, in which more than 50 general practitioners have been trained and acquired a specialty.
After graduating from medical school I worked in the internal ward of the Municipal Hospital - Ihtiman. Later I started working as a doctor in the internal office of the Municipal Polyclinic - Ihtiman. I have experience as a doctor in an ambulance branch at the Municipal Hospital. Since 2000 I have been a general practitioner in the town of Ihtiman, later I opened consultation rooms in the village of Stambolovo, the village of Vakarel and the village of Raduil.
I actively participate in the activities of professional organizations.
From 2008 to 2013 I was Secretary of the National Association of General Practitioners in Bulgaria. I have participated in the organization of many conferences and congresses for continuing education of GPs, including as a lecturer, with the mission to help raise the professional level and organizational skills of GPs in the country. I participated in Bulgarian and international studies on various topics and represented NSOPLB at international forums.
I actively participated in the negotiations of NSOPLB and BMA with NHIF on the conditions for providing medical care, regulated in the R&D and regulations. I took part in many working groups at the Ministry of Health, the National Health Insurance Fund, I participate in the discussion of draft regulations in the field of healthcare.
Recognition for my active work in NSOPLB is my awarding with the honorary badge "Most active member of NSOPLB" for 2009.
From 2012 to 2015 I was elected a member of the Board of the Regional Medical College in Sofia region.
From 2015 to 2018 I was elected a member of the Board of the Bulgarian Medical Union, where I continued my expert work in various working groups in the Ministry of Health, NHIF, BMA, with professional organizations of dentists and pharmacists for changes in regulations and rules for medical care. assistance and the development of standards in the field of medicine. I participated in the preparation of opinions on regulations and in the expert discussion of the necessary changes. For active activity in 2014 I was awarded the honorary badge "Doctor of the Year" for Sofia region.
Not affiliated with political parties
I have diverse interests in the field of preventive medicine and early diagnosis of diseases - from subtle deviations in development and society to socially significant diseases and emergencies.
I am fluent in Russian, English and French.