Yavor Petkov Enchev

Bulgaria

PERSONAL INFORMATION

DATE OF BIRTH 26.06.1975
CITIZENSHIP Bulgarian
FIELD OF ACTIVITY Neurosurgery
ACADEMIC TITLE Professor of Neurosurgery

EDUCATION, TRAINING, DEGREES

2016, February– Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Varna
2015, June- PhD Thesis/DrMedSci Degree (“Preventable errors and complications in neurosurgery”), Medical University of Varna
2013, April- Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS-Eng)
2012, July, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Medical University of Varna
2010, November- General Medical Council (GMC) UK – Fully registered medical practitioner with specialist registration (Neurosurgery) with licence to practice. GMC Ref: 7086246
2007, April- PhD Thesis/DrMed Degree (“Application of the neuronavigation in the cranial neurosurgery”), tutor Prof. V. Bussarsky, PhD DrMedSci, Head of Clinic of Neurosurgery at University Hospital “St. Ivan Rilsky”- Sofia, Bulgaria and President of The Bulgarian Society of Neurosurgery; Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University- Sofia
2007-2009 – Medical University of Varna, Master’s degree in Health Management
1994-2000- Medical University- Sofia, the Excellent of the graduates- Summa Cum Laude, winner of the award “Golden Hippocrates”, Medical Doctor – Master degree
1989-1994- Math High School- Silistra, the Excellent of the graduates- Summa Cum Laude
1994– Participant in the National and Qualifying round for the International Biology Competition
1992,-93,-94– Participant and medal winner in the National Chemistry Competition

SPECIALIZATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Several long-term fellowships and multiple courses in leading neurosurgical centers worldwide. 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019, January– Up-to-date- Head Department of Neurosurgery and ENT diseases, Medical University of Varna
2011, March- Up-to-date- Head, Clinic of Neurosurgery, University Hospital “St. Marina”, Medical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria;
2006- 2011, February- Consultant Neurosurgeon, University Hospital “St. Ivan Rilsky”, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University- Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria;
2001- 2006- Neurosurgical training, University Hospital “St. Ivan Rilsky”, Department of Neurosurgery, Medical University- Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria; 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Vice President of the Bulgarian Society of Neurosurgery (BNS);
Executive Committee Member, Southeast Europe Neurosurgical Society (SeENS)
International Member, American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
Executive Committee Member, Bulgarian National Science Fund (BNSF)
Chairman of the Bulgarian Chapter of Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society;
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS);
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS); 

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

Publications in different neurosurgical fields, with over 450 citations, h-index 12 and reviewer for many peer-review neurosurgical journals. Organizer of several neurosurgical events of AOSpine, WFNS and SeENS in Varna, Bulgaria. Lecturer and faculty in numerous international neurosurgical meetings.