2014 – Obtained a Doctor in Medicine (MD) degree (Medical University – Varna);                  

2021 – Acquired a specialty in Psychiatry (Medical University – Sofia).

Dr. Alexander Simov

Psychiatry,All specialists

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Professional experience

2018-2021 – Specialist in Psychiatry

Central Psychiatric Hospital "Prof. Nikola Shipkovensky”, Sofia:

  • Emergency and Mobile Psychiatric Care Unit;
  • Unit for active treatment of mental disorders.

2015-2018 – Worked and specialized in the Republic of Ireland – College of Psychiatrists of Ireland; Trinity College Dublin:

  • Forensic Psychiatry (Central Mental Hospital, Dundrum, Dublin);
  • General Psychiatry (St Patrick's University Hospital, Dublin);
  • Addiction Psychiatry (National Drug Treatment Centre, Dublin);
  • General Psychiatry (SJH – Jonathan Swift Clinic, Dublin);
  • Geropsychiatry (Laois-Offaly Mental Health Services);
  • General Psychiatry (Laois-Offaly Mental Health Services).

Courses and postgraduate qualifications

    • 2022 – Postgraduate course in Health Management (Burgas Free University);
    • 2021 – Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Medical University – Pleven);
    • 2021 – "Coping with real and potential aggression" course (University Hospital Waterford, Republic of Ireland);
    • 2019 – European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) – Workshop for early career scientists in Europe Oxford, UK. - Европейски колеж по психоневрофармакология (ECNP) – Училище за млади учени (Workshop for early career scientists in Europe) Оксфорд, Великобритания.

    Fluent in English.

    Currently part of the team of"the State Psychiatric Hospital for the Treatment of Drug Addiction and Alcoholism