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UNIVERSITY OF FORESTRY

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

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History: The Department was established in 1996 with Head of Department Assoc. Prof. Kolyu Vlahov, and was called "Surgery and Physiotherapy with Clinic". In 1999 the name was changed to "Surgery, radiology, obstetrics and gynecology and biotechnology of reproduction", due to merging with the department of "Obstetrics", with Head of Department Prof. Lyubomir Naydenov Kanchev, Dcs. In 2000 the head of the department was Assoc. Prof. Bogdan Yanev Aminkov, PhD, DVMSc. Since 2008 the Department has been divided into two separate departments, one with the name "Surgery, anesthesiology, radiology, state veterinary medicine and public health", headed by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov PhD, DVMSc and „Obstetrics, gynecology, biotechnology of reproduction, pathological anatomy and biochemistry ", headed by prof. Parvan Parvanov, PhD, DVMSc.

Since 2016 the two departments have been re-transformed into the Department of “Surgery, radiology, obstetrics and gynecology. Head of Department is prof. Parvan Mitov Parvanov, PhD, DVMSc, and from February 2018 the Department is headed by Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlatozareva Zlateva-Panayotova, PhD, DVM.
There are currently two professors, three associate professors, one chief assistant with the Academic Degree "doctor" and three assistants.

The obligatory disciplines taught at the department are:

  • Propedeutics of surgical diseases in animals;
  • Radiology;
  • Anesthesiology and emergency veterinary medicine;
  • Module of Surgery (Diseases of small animals, Diseases of equines, Diseases of Productive Animals);
  • Mobile Clinic of Surgery;
  • Obstetrics, reproduction and reproductive disorders (Obstetrics and gynecology, andrology and Artificial Insemination);
  • Module of Obstetrics (Obstetrics and gynecology of productive Animals, Obstetrics and gynecology of equines and Obstetrics and gynecology of small animals);
  • Mobile Clinic of Obstetrics and gynecology;

In the Department are also taught the optional disciplines “Veterinary Dentistry“, “Physiotherapy of domestic animals“ and “Neurology and neurosurgery“.

Academic staff of the department:
• Prof. Bogdan Yanev Aminkov, PhD, DVMSc
• Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlatozareva Zlateva-Panayotova, PhD, DVM
• Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Hristov Mehandzhiyski, PhD, DVM
• Assoc. Prof. Kalin Yordanov Hristov, PhD, DVM
• • Assist. Prof. Konstantin Bogdanov Aminkov
• Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov Marinov
• Assist. Prof. Alexsandar Alexsandrov Stoimenov

Office manager:
• Tsonka Vasileva Ivanova - building "D", floor. 1, Room No 122, tel. 02/8192923
• Pavlina Dimitrova Petrova-Ilieva - building "D", floor. 2, room No 204, tel. 02/8192940

Disciplines and lecturers:
• Propedeutics of Surgical Diseases in Animals - lectures are held by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova, Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Mehandzhiyski, and practical classes by Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Radiology - lectures are held by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova, Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Mehandzhiyski, and practical classes by Assist. Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Anesthesiology and Emergency Veterinary Medicine - lectures are held by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova, Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Mehandzhiyski, and practical classes by Assist. Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Module of Surgery (Diseases of small animals, Diseases of equines, Diseases of Productive Animals) - lectures are held by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova, Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Mehandzhiyski, and practical classes by Assist. Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Mobile Clinic of Surgery – the practical classes are held by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova, Assist. Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Obstetrics, reproduction and reproductive disorders - lectures and practical classes are held by Assoc. Prof. Kalin Hristov and Ch. Assist. Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov.
• Obstetrics - Module (productive animals, equines and small animals) - lectures and practical classes are held by Assoc. Prof. Kalin Hristov and Ch. Assist. Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov.
• Mobile Clinic of Obstetrics, Reproduction and Reproductive Disorders. - the practical classes are led by Assoc. Prof. Kalin Hristov and Ch. Assist. Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov.
• Veterinary Dentistry - lectures are held by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova, Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Mehandzhiyski, and practical classes by Assist. Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Physiotherapy - the lectures are led by Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova and practical classes by Assist. Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Neurology and neurosurgery - lectures are held by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova, Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Mehandzhiyski, and practical classes by Assist. Prof. Konstantin Aminkov and Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov.
• Diagnosis of herd health - the lectures are led by Prof. Bogdan Aminkov, Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlateva - Panayotova and Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Mehandzhiyski.

Scientific specialities:
• Prof. Bogdan Yanev Aminkov, PhD, DVMSc - scientific specialty "Surgery, radiology and physiotherapy of animals"
• Interests:
- Anesthesiology;
- Imaging Diagnostics;
- Orthopedics;

• Assoc. Prof. Nadya Zlatozarova Zlateva-Panayotova - scientific specialty "Surgery, radiology and physiotherapy of animals"
• Interests:
- Anesthesiology;
- Soft-tissue surgery;
- Imaging Diagnostics;
- Physiotherapy;
- Regenerative medicine;

• Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Hristov Mehandzhiyski - scientific specialty “Surgery, radiology and physiotherapy of animals”
• Interests:
- Anesthesiology;
- Ophthalmology;
- Orthopedics;
- Experimental surgery;

• Assoc. Prof. Kalin Yordanov Hristov - scientific specialty “Obstetrics and gynecology of animals and diseases of newborn animals“;
• Interests:
- Diseases of the mammary gland in small ruminants;
- Reproduction and reproductive disorders in the dog;
- Diagnosis of pregnancy in small animals;

Ch. Assist. Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov Dimitrov - scientific specialty “Obstetrics and gynecology of animals and diseases of newborn animals“
• Interests:
- Reproduction and control of the reproductive process in large ruminants;
- Ultrasound diagnosis of pregnancy and pathological conditions in large ruminants;
- Hormonal analysis in the reproduction and gynecology in animals;

• Assist. Prof. Konstantin Bogdanov Aminkov - scientific specialty “Surgery, radiology and physiotherapy of animals“
• Interests:
- Regenerative medicine;
- Orthopedics;
- Imaging diagnostics;
- Anesthesiology;

• Assist. Prof. Georgi Marinov Marinov - scientific specialty “Surgery, radiology and physiotherapy of animals”
• Interests:
- Anesthesiology;
- Imaging Diagnostics;
- Experimental surgery
- Regenerative medicine
- Orthopedics

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