Tokuda Hospital Sofia

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Team

Our team consists of highly qualified doctors and nurses, whom have completed post graduate medical educational and qualification courses in specialized clinics in Bulgaria and abroad especially focused upon adding sub-specialty qualifications.

Feel free to contact our Orthopedics and Traumatology Medical Teams via email tokudaortopedia@gmail.com with your questions regarding our medical services, scheduling an appointment, or planning your treatment with us.

Our physician and nursing teams have accumulated vast professional experience treating and providing medical care for patients with orthopedic diseases and traumatic injuries affecting the musculoskeletal locomotion system. Our team’s professionalism and ethical core values ensures their ability to provide effective, efficient, and high quality medical care focused on our patients. All our medical activities and patient treatment programs are strictly guided by world recognized and research validated Good Medical Practices.

Assoc. Prof. Vassil Yablanski, MD, PhD, Orthopedic and Traumatology Clinic Chief Dr. Yablanksi graduated from the Thracian Medical University in 1996. He received his specialization in Оrthopedics and traumatology in 2001. He also has a narrow specialization in endoprosthesis.

Dr. Yablanski took further qualification courses in primary and revision endoprosthesis in Germany, Austria, Japan, France and Sweden, spine surgery in Spain, Turkey and Israel, as well as many others in world leading centers.

He has also passed additional post-graduate medical training for bone-joint surgery received in Salzburg, Austria and in the surgical department of Duke University Hospital in North Carolina, USA.

Dr. Yablanski holds a Master's degree in Public Health from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel and a Master's degree in Healthcare Management. In 2016 he acquired academic position associate professor.

Dr. Yablanski worked for eight years in the orthopedics and trauma department of the University Hospital in Stara Zagora, after that he began working in the University Hospital Tzaritza Yoanna. He has been the department chief of Tokuda's Orthopedics and traumatology department since the opening of the hospital. He is an active member of the Bulgarian Association of Orthopedics and Trauma, the International Hip Society and the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Adelin Ivanov, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Traumatologist Dr. Ivanov graduated from the Thracian Medical University in 1989, and he earned his specialization in orthopedics and traumatology in 1995. In 2005, he received his master’s degree in public health.He also specialized for 4 years in Mons, Belgium, in the orthopedics department of the Hôpital Inter Universitaire "A. Paré". He has also completed specializations in Turkey and Switzerland. From 1990 to 2006, he worked in the university hospital in Stara Zagora. Dr. Ivanov has been a member of our department team since we opened our hospital.
Evgeni Vlaev, MD, Оrthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Traumatologist Dr. Vlaev graduated from the Thracian Medical University in 1995, after which he worked in the university hospital rising through the ranks as an assistant, resident, and chief resident. Dr. Vlaev has earned two medical specializations: orthopedics and traumatology, and general medicine. He has specialized several times in Vienna and Salzburg, Austria. He completed a one year specialization in Moscow, Russia specifically for reconstructive surgery of the upper limbs. Additionally, he has completed his certification course for Arthroscopic Joint Surgery. Dr. Vlaev is an active member of Bulgarian Scientists Union, MSF (Doctors Without Borders) , MENSA, and served as a doctor on the Bulgarian Antartic Expedition 2010. He has been a member of our team since our hospital opening.
Kalin Dimitrov, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Traumatologist Dr. Dimitrov graduated from the Varna Medical University in 1998, and received his specialization in orthopedics and traumatology in 2007. Between 1999 and 2002, he worked in the emergency medical center in Shumen, Bulgaria. From 2002 to 2007, he worked in the orthopedics and traumatology department of the General ER Hospital Pirogov located in Sofia. He has been a member of our hospital and department team since the middle of 2007. Dr. Dimitrov has successfully completed European Certification courses in traumatology, and post graduate medical training courses in arthroscopy of knee and shoulder joints. Dr. Dimitrov completed a specialization in the European Surgery Institute in Strasbourg, France for arthroscopy shoulder joint procedures.
Sergey Stoyanov, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Traumatologist Dr. Stoyanov graduated from the Sofia Medical University in 1997, and immediately began working as an orthopedic traumatologist surgeon in the Third Regional Sofia Hospital. In 2001, he continued his professional development working in the premier Bulgarian-American Sofia Clinic where he led the Emergency Medical Care department for over 4 years. During 2002 – 2003, he developed his own GP private practice. He worked as a physician consultant to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for 3 years. During 2003 to 2008, he worked and specialized in the National University Orthopedic Hospital B. Boychev, Gorna Banya, during which he further specialized in treating more complex cases of bone pathology, onco-orthopedics, reconstructive surgery, individualized endoprosthesis, and treating tumor diseases of the musculoskeletal locomotion system. In 2009, he completed post graduate medical courses to operate specialized foot sole and flat feet diagnostic equipment, and a knee replacement surgery course. Dr. Stoyanov joined our department team in 2008.
Stanislav Pashov, MD , Orthopedic Surgeon, Orthopedic Traumatologist Dr. Pashov graduated the Sofia Medical University in 2000. He recieved his specialization in ortopedics and traumatology in 2008. In 2001 he began working in the Center for Emergency Medical Care in Sofia. In 2003, he specialized in the Ortopedics Clinic at Tzaritza Yoanna University Hospital, Sofia. Dr. Pashov is a member of the Bulgarian Association of Orthopedics and Trauma. He has completed a specialized medical course in new arthroscopic techniques in the Medical Faculty in Lyublyana, Slovenia and has specialized in shoulder surgery in the Akromion Hospital in Zagreb, Croatia. He joined our department team at the end of 2008.
Head Nurse Svetla Popova, RN Head Nurse Popova graduated from the Medical College Yordanka Filaretova of the Sofia Medical University in 1981. After her graduation, she began working in the general hospital Pirogov, where she earned 25 years of experience, which includes 15 years as a head nurse of the orthopedic and traumatology department. She has been a member of our team since we began serving the public. She is currently is pursuing additional qualifications in the Faculty of Public Health in the Sofia University to earn a specialized bachelor’s degree in nursing care.
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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.

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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.