Tokuda Hospital Sofia


International Consultants

Dr. Darina Krustinova - Consultant in Tokuda Hospital Sofia

Dr. Krustinova is proven to be one of the best plastic surgeons in the world. She is a daughter of one of the creators of Military Hospital in Sofia. In 1972 she went to France, where she acquired 4 medical specialties: General Surgery, Maxillofacial Sugery, Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and Dental Medicine. At this moment she executes surgeries in the prestigious Paris Clinic - 'Fosh', Private Clinic 'Chateau de La Maye', Surgery Center 'Val d'Or' and Tokuda Hospital Sofia. She is an honourable member of the Royal Society of Medicine in London and laureate of many international awards, as well as laureate of the high state order 'Madarski konnik'. Dr. Krustinova has many apprentices in Bulgaria, among them is the Chief of the Maxillofacial and Plastic Surgery Department in Tokuda Hospital Sofia - Dr. Radoslav Slavchev.

Dr. Krustinova makes regular visits to Tokuda Hospital Sofia several times a year. For appointments for examinations and consultations, you can use the following tel.: 0033139431709. 


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ernesto Pintore - Consultant in Tokuda Hospital Sofia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pintore is an Italian orthopedist with long years of practice in the sphere of Orthopedic Surgery. He graduated Medicine and Surgery from the Naples University, Italy in 1981. He acquired specialty Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology in 1987 in Naples, and Sports Traumatology in 1989 from the University of Grenoble, France. Between 2001 and 2004 he made a specialization in "Pathologic Surgery of the Hand" in the University of Montpellier, France. After that he acquired scientific degree "Associate professor" in Orthopedics and Traumatology from the University of Udine, Italy. 

Assoc. Prof. Pintore started his medical career in the Orthopedic Clinic of the Naples University where he worked from 1981 to 1983. In the period 1983-1984 he is assistant in the Saint Etienne University in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery under direction of Prof. G. Buske. In 1985-1986 he is surgeon-orthopedist in the Calot Institute in Berck-sur-Mer, France. From 1986 to 1990 he is orthopedic surgeon in Hospital Center in Anecy, France, and between 1991 and 1993 he is Chief of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology in the same hospital. For some time he worked as a surgeon in Regional Hospital in Epsom, England. Since 1994 he is Department Chief of the Orthopedics and Traumatology in the private hospital Malzoni in Agropoli, Italy.

Assoc. Prof. Pintore has passed many internships and trainings in Spain, Switzerland, Israel, USA, Germany, Austria, France, Scotland, Malta. He participated in conferences in Italy, France, Swetzerland, Argentina, Poland, Spain and Malta. Assoc. Prof. Pintore is an author of many publications on international level, lecturer and teacher in trainings, classes and simposiums.

His professional interests are directed to surgery for hip and knee joints replacement, sports surgery of lower limbs, minimally invasive percutaneous surgery of front steps.

He is a consultant of Tokuda Hospital Sofia with the support of the international medical tourism network MedicNet. 

For more information, appointments and consultations, you can use the following tel.: +359 879 815 801 (Gabriela Kazakova)




Hospital location

51B "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" blvd. (if you drive, the entrance is from "At. Dukov" str.), "Hladilnika" distr., 1407 "Lozenets".

The hospital has a parking lot. The first 30 min. are free of charge, then a fee of 3 bgn/hours applies.

Public transport:
Buses: №88, 120
Shuttle bus: 32

Subway: Getting off at "James Bourchier" station, after that walking through "Lozenets" distr., or tram №10, taking off at "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" stop. or a bus №88, taking ff at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.


From the Central Railway Station

Bus line №305 getting off at "Romanian embassy" stop
From "Romanian embassy" stop – Bus line №120 getting off at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.
(after the traffic lights at "Atanas Dukov" str.

With a subway, from "Central Railway Station" station, getting off at "James Bourchier" station, after that walking through "Lozenets" distr., or tram №10, taking off at "Nikola I. Vaptsarov" stop. or a bus №88, taking ff at "Tokuda Hospital" stop.