Researcher: Prof. Rosen Dimov, MD, FRCS

проф. д-р Росен Димов, дм


Medical Simulation and Training Center, MU Plovdiv; Department of Special Surgery, UMHAT "Kaspela"

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Prof. Rosen Dimov, graduated from the Medical University - Plovdiv in 1994. He acquired the specialty '' Surgery '' in 1999.

He is the author of sections in two monographs and over 50 scientific publications in Bulgaria and abroad. He is a participant and organizer of dozens of courses related to mini-invasive surgery. Principal investigator in over 10 clinical trials. Defends dissertation work related to preservation of the laryngeal nerve during thyroid surgery.

He is a professor at the Department of Special Surgery at the Medical University of Plovdiv and holds annual lectures of Bulgarian and English speaking students.

He is a Deputy Director at the Medical Simulation and Training Center at the Medical University - Plovdiv, where he conducts laparoscopic surgery workshops for students, residents and surgeons.He is currently the head of the ''Surgery'' Department at the University Hospital of Kaspela, where he performs the full range of surgical interventions known in general surgery. He is the head of the training of several residents as well as of many PhD students.

He is an active participant in numerous scientific forums in Bulgaria and abroad. He is chairman of the Plovdiv Section of '' Bulgarian Surgical Society ''. He is a member of the International Association of Surgeons and Gastroenterologists, the American Society for Neuro-Physiological Monitoring, the Bulgarian Medical Union, the Bulgarian Surgical Society, the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons ''.

In 2019, Prof. Rosen Dimov became a member of the Royal Society of Surgery.

Selected Publications:

1. Dimov RS, Deenichin GP, Damianliev RA, Ouchikov AP, Bacelov MH, Protohristov HT, Apostolov IR, Stefanov CS. Safety and efficacy of modified radical lymph nodes dissection in patients with papillary thyroid cancer and clinically evident lymph nodes metastasis. Folia Med (Plovdiv). 2006;48(1):17-22. PubMed PMID: 16918050.

2. Dimov RS. The effect of neck dissection on quality of life in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer. Gland Surg. 2013 Nov;2(4):219-26. doi: 10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2013.10.06. Review. PubMed PMID: 25083486; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4115753.

3. Dimov RS, Kantchev RI, Boev BG, Ivanov TI, Apostolov IA, Hinov AG, Cheshmedjiev NM, Stoilova MB, Mitev KD, Chonova EK, Dzhegalova MP. Laparoscopic resection of the pancreatic tail with preservation of the spleen in a patient with a large pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas. Folia Med (Plovdiv). 2014 Jan-Mar;56(1):56-9. doi: 10.2478/folmed-2014-0009. PubMed PMID: 24812924.

4. Dimov RS, Kantchev RI, Boev BG, Ivanov TI, Apostolov IA, Hinov AG, Stoilova MV, Cheshmedzhiev NM, Mitev KD, Spassov Y, Dimova RC. Laparoscopic exploration of bile ducts in patients with calculosis. Indications, methods and first results. Folia Med (Plovdiv). 2013 Jul-Dec;55(3-4):33-8. doi: 10.2478/folmed-2013-0025. PubMed PMID: 24712280.