Ophthalmologist DM

Prof. Marin Atanassov

Prof. Atanassov graduated the English Language School in Plovdiv in 1987 and the Medical University – Plovdiv in 1995.

In 1999 he defended a thesis on "Modern methods in the diagnosis of primary open-angle glaucoma" and received the educational and scientific degree "D.M". Since 2000 he has a degree in ophthalmology. Since 1999 Prof. Atanassov is subsequently assistant and assistant professor at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical University - Plovdiv and senior intern at the Eye Clinic of the University Hospital "St. George ".

In 2010 he was elected as an associate professor at the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical University - Plovdiv. Since 2010 he is a surgeon consultant at Medical Center 1 - Plovdiv. In 2000 he opened an individual clinic for private practice.

Prof. Atanasov specialized in Western Eye Hospital - London Mahatme Eye Hospital - Nagpur, India.

International Certificates

  • 1996 and 2000 - Certification by the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) for covered specialist level.
  • 2009 - a graduate of the leadership development program of the European Society in ophthalmology (SOE).

Professional Interests

  • Modern diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma
  • Modern surgical treatment of cataracts
  • Correction of vision with contact lenses
  • Visual methods and lasers in ophthalmology

Lectures at University

Lectures at the Medical University - Plovdiv

  • English lectures for medical students
  • Lecture course in ophthalmology for nurses and midwives