2002 – Obtained a Doctor in Medicine (MD) degree with Honours (Medical University – Sofia);

2009 – Acquired specialty in Urology (Medical University – Sofia).

Assoc. Prof. Elenko Popov, DM

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Professional experience

2020-present - Urologist, Chief Assistant in Urology, Clinic of Urology and Andrology, Tsaritsa Yoanna University Hospital, Sofia;

2014-2020 – Urologist, Department of Urology, Tokuda Hospital, Sofia;

2010-2014 Assistant Professor of Urology, Department of Urology, "Alexandrovska" University Hospital, Sofia;

2004-2009 – Resident in Urology – conventional and endoscopic surgical interventions, kidney transplantations, reconstructive urology, "Alexandrovska" University Hospital;

2003 - Resident doctor at VVVU Dolna Mitropolia.

Courses and postgraduate qualifications

- Scientific and educational degree Doctor of Medicine – "Diagnostic and prognostic role of tumor markers in adenocarcinoma of the prostate" 2013;

Participation in multiple national and international projects with a main focus on the diagnostic and prognostic application of tumor markers in the early stages of prostate cancer;

Participation in the international collaborative groups IMPACT and PRACTICAL, investigating the role of testosterone in the development of prostate cancer;

Participation in clinical studies on premature ejaculation, BPH, prostate adenocarcinoma, testosterone replacement therapy, renal cell carcinoma;

Participation in the course "Introduction to Good Clinical Practice for Researchers" – Institute for clinical research – UK;

- Protected titleFellow of European Board Urology;

- Specialization in endourology at the Royal London Hospital - London - Professor N. Buchholz - full spectrum of endourological and ureteroscopic procedures;

Clinical and research activity in the field of long-term stents in the urinary tract.

Fluent in English.

Currently part of the team of the “Tsaritsa Yoanna” University Hospital.