Tokuda Hospital Sofia


Ethics Comittee

The work of the Ethics Committee in Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital is designed to protect the rights, safety and welfare of all participants in clinical trials.


Dr. Rozalina Balabanska, Gastroenterologist, Gasroenterology Clinic


Dr. Krasimir Oreshkov, Oncologist, Medical Oncology Department


Rumyana Gorelska, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Tokuda Clinical Research Center


1. Assoc. Prof. Natalia Stoeva, Head of Pneumology Clinic

2. Dr. Valeri Gelev, Head of Cardiology Clinic

3. Dr. Lachezar Tanchev, Oncogynecologist

4. Dr. Anelia Simeonova, Neurologist

5. Dr. Nikolay Katev – Surgeon

6. Mrs. Botayna Yordanova – Markreting Specialist

7. Mr. Petar Antonov – Lawyer

The Ethics Committee has been established early in 2008. The Committee holds regular meetings twice a month. Notifications and/or Applications with the full set of accompanying documents filed a week prior to the date of the regular meeting, were being dealt with.

The required documents at filing an Application for a single-centre clinical trial are enclosed under Regulation No. 31 of 12 August 2007 on Good Clinical Practice (Promulgated in the Official Gazette, copy 67 of 17 August 2007).

The required documents at filing a Notification for planned multi-centre clinical trial are filled at the Ethics Committee prior to applying for the declaration under article 87, paragraph 3 of the Pharmaceuticals Serving Human Medicine Act. The documents to be submitted in hard copy. It is required to submit the documents itemized below (2-5) on electronic media, namely:

  1. Notification made to pattern – 2 originals;
  2. Summary of the protocol in Bulgarian language;
  3. Information about the participants and an informed consent form in Bulgarian language;
  4. Any other information which will be provided to the participants, incl. promotional materials;
  5. Investigator’s brochure / Summary of Product Characteristics (in case of clinical trial of investigational medicinal product).

All required documents to be submitted to the Secretary of the Ethics Committee Rumyana Gorelska (, Sofia city, 51 B “Nikola Vaptsarov” Blvd.

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Hospital location

51B Nikola Y. Vaptsarov Blvd., Sofia, 1407 (if you drive, the entrance is from Atanas Dukov str.)

The hospital has a parking lot for patients and visitors. The first 30 min. are free of charge, every next hour is 3BGN/hrs.
IMPORTANT! Have in mind that the parking lot is very busy Monday to Friday between 10.00 and 14.00. The hospital team will appreciate if those whose health condition allow, take the drop off option without parking or use other transport means or alternative parking lots in the area.

Public transport:
Buses: №88, 120

Metro lines: You can get off at James Bourchier or Vitosha metro station and walk to the hospital.


From the Central Railway Station

Bus: take bus #305 and get off at Romanian Embassy stop, then transfer to bus #120 to Tokuda Hospital stop.

Metro: Take metro line Nadezda-Lozenetz and get off either at James Bourchier or Vitosha metro station, then walk to the hospital.