Assoc. prof. Irena Velcheva, MD, PhD
Medical academy, Sofia - 1973
1973 - M.D. Degree
in neurology- 1979
autonomic nervous system, neurosonology, hemorheology, health management
Ph.D. Degree: 1979 Thesis:
"Impaired hypothalamic function in rheumatic diseases"
Board certified neurologist, experience in clinical practice, autonomic nervous system disorders, cerebrovascular diseases, hemorheology, functional neurosonology, headache, epilepsy, peripheral nervous system disorders
Head of Neurological department for paroxysmal disorders, MHATNP "St.Naum"
Specializations in Hungary and Germany
Member of the: Bulgarian Society of Neurology, Union of Scientists in Bulgaria, Bulgarian Society of Biorheology, Bulgarian Association of Neurosonology and Cerebral Hemodynamics, European Society of Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation, International Danube Association for Neurology and Psychiatry, European Academy of Neurology, World Federation of Neurology, Union of European Medical Societies, Foundation Bulgarian Medical Union, Foundation Stroke Prevention
Mainly in the field of autonomic nervous system disorders, cerebrovascular diseases, hemorheology, functional neurosonology, headache, epilepsy, peripheral nervous system disorders
176 scientific publications
20 chapters in monographs, 12 chapters in Handbooks of Neurology
"Bulgarian physician" 2004; "For contribution to the development of medicine" 2006;" For contribution to IMAB" 2010; " For contribution to the Red Cross activities" 2010; "For contribution to the development of the University Hospital "St.Naum" 2012.