Chanko Angelov Chankov M.D.

Work Experience in Medicine, Trauma surgery and Orthopaedics

2006 Present Senior Surgeon and Head of Orthopaedic Department at Vita Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria

1999 - 2008 Senior Surgeon at Pirogov Emergency Care Hospital, Third Clinic of Orthopaedic Trauma, Sofia, Bulgaria

1999 2000 Registrar at Medical University Alfred Melbourne, Australia (Department of Orthopaedics)

1998 1999 Registrar at Darwin Royal Hospital Darwin, Australia
- Flinders Medical Centre, Adelaide, Australia

1997 1998 Fellow at Hadassah University Hospital Jerusalem, Israel
- Trauma Surgery Department

1989 1996 Surgeon at Clinic of Sports Trauma, Dianabad, Sofia, Bulgaria

1987 1989 - Assistant Surgeon at Military Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Education: University degree in Medicine
Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria, 1986

Other qualifications, specializations and acknowledged trainings:
2008 2010 - Head Lector in European On-Line Ortho Project
Description: Developed within the Leonardo De Vinci European Project for training and disseminating modern aspects of minimally invasive surgery in the public health care sector, responding to the European Health strategy. Cartilage repair in Knee and Ankle

2006 - Specialization in Cantonal Hospital- Freiburg, Switzerland. Supervisor: Prof. Ronald Jacob - Knee surgery (osteotomy, cartilage transplantations and chondroplasty)

January December 1999 - Fellowship at Australian Association of Orthopaedics Surgeons (AAOS) Orthopaedics Trauma - Alfred University Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, supervisor Prof. John Hart

January December 1998 - Fellowship at Australian Association of Orthopaedics Surgeons (AAOS) Arthroscopy and Joint Replacement - Medical Centre Flinders, Adelaide, Australia Supervisor Prof. Krishnan

1997 1998 - Fellowship at General Orthopaedics and Shoulder Surgery, Jerusalem, Israel. Supervisors: Prof. David Segal and Prof. Charles Mailgram

1994 - Course of Osteosynthesis, Medical University, Varna, Bulgaria

March June 1994 - ESSKA Scholarship of Arthroscopy of Large Joints, Clinic of Orthopaedics I in Medical University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy supervisor Prof. P.P.Mariani

1994 1996 - Course Arthroscopy AESCULAP, Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

December 1994 - Acknowledged Speciality of Orthopaedics and Tramatology, Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria

Extracurricular Activities:
Member of Bulgarian Society of Sports Medicine - BSSM
Member of Bulgarian Orthopaedics and Traumathology Association B.O.T.A.
Member of European Society of Surgery of the Knee and Arthroscopy - ESSKA
Member of International Medical Association - IMA
Member of European Association of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine EFOST

Foreign Languages: English, Russian

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