Ludmila Tankova

Queen Giovanna HospitalBulgaria

EDUCATION & TRAINING: 1980: Graduation - Medical University, Sofia 1987: Specialization in Internal Medicine 1989: Specialization in Gastroenterology Training in Czech Republic, Hungary, Greece, Netherlands. DEGREES: 1980: M.D., Medical University, Sofia 1997: Ph.D., Medical University, Sofia 2010: DMSc, Medical University, Sofia POSITIONS: From 1983 to 2002: Assistant Professor in the Clinical Center of Gastroenterology, University Hospital "Queen Joanna", Sofia; 2003 until now: Associate Professor, Head of Department in Clinic of gastroenterology; 2009: Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors of University Hospital "Queen Joanna", Sofia; From 2010: Professor in the same Clinic; National consultant of gastroenterology; MAJOR FIELDS OF INTEREST: COLOPROCTOLOGY - Colorectal cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, anorectal pathology, including functional disorders, Tumor angiogenesis assessment; PANCREATOLOGY; HEPATOLOGY - M.Wilson SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS:145 publications in Bulgarian and foreign journals and participations in national and international Congresses and Symposia (85 publications) PROFESSIONAL SKILLS: Abdominal Ultrasonography; Endoscopic Ultrasonography; Fibrosigmoidoscopy; Functional evaluation of Anal Sphincter complex MEMBERSHIP: BULGARIAN SOCIETY OF GASTROENTEROLOGY; INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SURGEONS, GASTROENTEROLOGISTS AND ONCOLOGISTS (IASGO) EUROPEAN FEDERATION OF SOCIETIES FOR ULTRASOUND IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY (EFSUMB) LANGUAGES: English, Russian, French

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