All news 19.03.2018

The medical director of Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center has become a professor


Prof. Ivo Petrov earned excellent reviews of the scientific jury at the Medical Faculty of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski "

The Medical Director of Acibadem City Clinic Cardiovascular Center has been awarded an academic position as a Professor of Cardiology at the Medical Faculty, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski ". Prof. Ivo Petrov impressed the scientific jury with his scientific research, teaching and medical activities.

 "I believe that the scientific production with which Assoc. Prof. Petrov presents himself in this competition is significant and far exceeds the requirement", Prof. Dr. Snezhanka Tisheva states in her review. Prof. Ivo Petrov is author of 147 scientific papers, which include 5 monographs and 119 articles in magazines. His publications are quoted in 95 Bulgarian and 926 international journals, which leads to an extremely high IF (Evaluation of the importance of scientific publications) - 334, 842.

Prof. Ivo Petrov's diagnostic and curative work is also significant and includes a number of innovations for Bulgaria as well as on a global scale. He is a national consultant in cardiology in Bulgaria, a respected lecturer at many international conferences. "Assoc. Prof. Petrov is an excellent-prepared clinical and invasive cardiologist, constantly seeking, applying, creating and improving the intervention methodologies", concluded Prof. Dr. Temenuga Donova, MD. Among the contributions of global importance is the endovascular treatment of children with life-threatening aortic dissection. For first time worldwide, he also conducted a complete endovascular treatment of type A dissection by implanting a blood-flow modulating stent. This contribution to medicine is the subject of a publication in the world-recognized Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC).

Over the years prof. Ivo Petrov has succeeded in establishing himself as an outstanding lecturer. His achievements as a specialist, an author and a lecturer define him as an undisputed authority in the scientific field.

The obtained academic title "professor" is  further confirmation of all achievements of Prof. Ivo Petrov and a reason the whole team of Acibadem City Clinic to feel proud.