Tokuda Hospital Sofia


Interventional Cardiology

Interventional Cardiology and Angiology Clinic

Our department accepts and treat patients with all forms of cardiological and vascular diseases, providing medication therapy or interventional treatments for: ischemic heart diseases including its most serious form acute myocardial infarction, heart valve diseases, pericarditis, rhythmic heart disorders, arterial hypertony, acute and chronic heart failure, pathology of peripheral arteries especially (stenosis) narrowing of the carotid and renal arteries, and arterial and venous malformations.  

We offer modern invasive cardiology services which is a high-technology based specialty that includes a wide range of endovascular procedures which are the gold standard for diagnostics and ensure non-traumatic  and effective treatments for the majority of cardiovascular diseases.  For more information please visit our webpages on the Tokuda Hospital Website by clicking here.

Our Featured Procedures:

1. Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) 3,000 EURO* includes a one day hospital stay. 

2. Interventional coronary artery procedure for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) 4,000 EURO*, includes up to a four day hospital stay. 

3. Interventional coronary artery procedure for Unstable Angina Pectoris (UAP) 3,600 EURO*,  includes up to a two day hospital stay. 

4. Interventional closures of А-V fistulas and malformations 2,900 EURO*, includes a one day hospital stay. 

5. Transcatheter balloon valvuloplasty of mitral and aortic valve 3,000 EURO*, includes up to a three day hospital stay. 

6. Peripheral angioplasty balloon dilation and/or stent implantation 3,000 EURO*, includes up to a one day hospital stay. 

7. Endovascular aortic endoprosthesis implantation 5,000 EURO*, includes up to a five day hospital stay. 

8. Carotid artery endovascular treatment and stent implantation 3,000*, includes up to a one day hospital stay. 

The above medical services packages include routine pre and post procedure clinical exams and assessments, the invasive procedure, rehabilitation, and 24 doctor and nursing care, as well as includes a private hospital room and full meals for the entire hospital stay. 

We offer a full range of invasive cardiology and endovascular diagnostic and treatment procedures, if the service you are interested in is not listed above feel free to contact us to with your specific request for a medical treatment plan and price quote. 

*Specialized implants, medical supplies, or stents may be required depending on the specific medical case. Prior to medical service the patient will be informed of any additional charges which are subject to their consent.  

Our Team:
Dr. Valeri Gelev, MD - Department Chief

Dr. Valeri Gelev MD has graduated Medicine in Medical University Sofia in 1990. He has two specialties – Internal Diseases and Cardiology. After acquiring his Cardiology specialty Dr. Gelev acquires also a license for Invasive Cardiologist. His professional experience is over 20 years and it is gathered in the National Cardiology Hospital and The Hospital for Emergency Treatment “Pirogov” in Sofia. Till 2013 he was chief of the Invasive Cardiology Ward. Since 2013 he is chief of the Cardiology Clinic in Tokuda Hospital Sofia.

Dr. Gelev is author of many publications in Bulgarian and International issues, he is also a co-author of two textbooks. He has numerous participations in international and national symposiums. He is a member of the Bulgarian Cardiologic Association, the Bulgarian Association of Interventional Cardiology, and associated member of the European Club for Chronic Occlusions. He speaks English, German, and Russian.

To see the profiles of our medical team please click here.

Contact Details:

To contact our invasive cardiology team to inquire about receiving a treatment quote and/or to schedule a treatment please contact us at +359 2 403 4912 or +359 2 403 4116 

In your email include any medical records you have detailing your specific medical case including clinical lab results and medical reports. Based on the medical records recieved from you, our cardiac surgery team may require additional test results and/or reports in order to  provide you with a more accurate treatment plan and price quote. 


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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.