Researcher: Assoc. Prof. Nikolay Belev, MD, PhD

доц. д-р Николай Белев, дм


Medical Simulation and Training Center, MU Plovdiv; Department of Surgery, MPHAT "Eurohospital"

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In 1999 he graduated with a master's degree in medicine from the Medical University - Pleven. In 2007 he successfully defended his specialty in General Surgery.

In January 2008 he was appointed Head of Unit at the Emergency Surgery Clinic at the Military Medical Academy-Sofia. From June 2008 to March 2013, he successfully managed the Surgery Clinic at MMA-MBAL-Plovdiv, where he developed a program of laparoscopic surgery (in particular colorectal surgery), which currently covers almost the entire spectrum of abdominal surgery.

In 2011 he graduated as a Master of Health Management, MU-Plovdiv, and in 2013 he successfully defended his PhD after having gained his own experience in the field of laparoscopic colorectal surgery on the topic: "Influence of age and laparoscopic surgery on the surgical results of surgical treatment in colorectal cancer”.

From 2013 until now he is the Head of the Surgical Division in the newly established MHAT-Eurohospital, Plovdiv.

From February 2018 he was selected as an “associate professor” at the Medical Simulation and Training Center- MU-Plovdiv.

Selected Publications:

1. Belev N, Takorov I, Dimov P, Vladov N, Penov V. Aggressive surgery in the multimodality treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer. J BUON. 2007, 12(2):209-13.-IF-0,85

2. Vladov NN, Mihaylov VI, Belev NV, et al. Resection and reconstruction of the inferior vena cava for neoplasms. World J Gastrointest Surg 2012;4:96e101

3. Takorov I., Belev N., Lukanova Ts., Atanasov B., et al. Laparoscopic combined colorectal and liver resectionfor primary colorectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases. Ann Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Surg 2016; 20:167-172.

4. Safety of primary anastomosis following emergency left sided colorectal resection: an international, multi‐centre prospective audit, The 2017 European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) collaborating group, Colorectal deseases Suppl 6, 47-57 Sep 2018.

5. Belev N, et all, Gallbladder Cancer (GBC)-Contemporary Aspects of Diagnosis and Treatment. Japanese Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2019; V2(5):1