Tokuda Hospital Sofia

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Team

Assoc. Prof. Tzvetan Minchev, MD, PhD, Thoracic Surgery Dept. Chief Dr. Tzvetan Minchev graduated from Sofia Medical University in 1989. He worked for two years in the general surgery department in the Military Medical Academy and the Cardiac Surgery department in the Lozenetz base in Sofia, Bulgaria. From 1992 to 2006, he worked as a thoracic surgeon in the specialized hospital for the active treatment of lung diseases “Sveta Sofia”. He has two specializations: general surgery and thoracic surgery.
Dr. Minchev has been with our hospital since its construction. His professional interests are in the implementation of mini-invasive surgical techniques, and he has over 20 publications in the national and international medical press. He has participated in numerous national and international scientific forums, and he is member of the Bulgarian Association of Thoracic Surgery, the Bulgarian Association of Pulmonology, and the European Association of Cardiac-Thoracic Surgery. He is fluent in Russian and English.
Emanuil Manolov, MD PhD, Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Manolov was born in 1969 in Burgas, Bulgaria and graduated from the French Language high school in Sofia. In 1996, he graduated from the Sofia Medical University, after which he was a doctoral candidate student in the clinic of thoracic surgery of the university hospital “Sveta Sofia”. In 2001, he successfully defended his dissertation “Surgical treatment of bullous emphysema” and earned his scientific doctoral degree. In 2004, he added a master’s degree in health care management from the Social Health Faculty of the Sofia Medical University. He has two specialties: general surgery and thoracic surgery. He has 19 scientific publications in thoracic surgery in leading international and national medical journals. Dr. Manolov is a member of the European Association of Cardiac-Thoracic Surgery. He is fluent in French, Russian and English.
Vladislav Marinchev, MD, Thoracic Surgeon He was born in 1965 in Varna. He graduated First Language High Shcool in Varna with major English Language. He acquired higher education degree from Medical University, Varna in 1992. From 1995 to 2001 he is an assistant in Surgery Clinic of Military Medical Academy, Hospital Base - Varna. He worked consequitevely on the positions Head of Purulent-Septic Department, Head of Surgery Department in the same hospital. From 2008 to 2010 he worked as a thoracic surgeon in the Department of Thoracic Surgery in General Hospital "St. Anna", Varna. He acquired Surgery specialty in 1998 and Thoracic Surgery specialty in 2006. Dr. Marinchev joined Thoracic Surgery Department's team of Tоkuda Hospital Sofia in June 2010. He has publications in Bulgarian periodic media for surgery and participated in national congresses and conferences for surgery and thoracic surgery. He is a member of the Bulgarian Doctor's Union, Bulgarian Surgeon's Society, European Society for Thoracic Surgery (ESTC). He is fluent in English and Russian.
Anton Angelov, MD, Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Angelov was born on 30th of January 1984 in Topolovgrad. In 2003 he graduated secondary school with full excellence. In 2009 he graduated Medicine from Medical University Sofia in very good grades. He is young and ambitious doctor with interests in the area of thoracic surgery and general surgery. He participated multiple times in workshops in general surgery, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery. He passed classes in Medical Imaging.
Ivan Stoymenov, MD, Anesthesiologist Dr. Stoymenov graduated from the Varna Medical University in 1991 and received his specialization in anesthesiology and intensive care in 1997. He worked in the anesthesiology and intensive care department of the general hospital in Shumen, and in Libya as well. Between 2002 and 2006 he worked as an anesthesiologist and intensive care specialist for the thoracic surgery department of the “Sveta Sofia” hospital, and has been a worked in our hospital since the opening. Dr. Stoymenov is a member of the European Association of Anesthesiologists.
Slavi Bizykov, MD, Thoracis Surgery Resident Physician
Head Nurse Tzveta Rangelova, RN Head nurse Rangelova graduated from the Sofia Medical College in 1981, and currently pursuing a master degree in health care management at the New Bulgarian University, Sofia. From 1981 to 2004 she worked in the specialized hospital for the active treatment of pulmonary diseases “Sveta Sofia”, after which she worked in the general hospital “Pirigov”. She has been a member of our team since we began serving the public, and was promoted to head nurse of the thoracic surgery department on July 1st, 2008. She has completed additional nursing qualifications courses in anesthesiology and intensive care, and surgery. She is fluent in Russian and English.

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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.