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Curriculum Vitae

 Venelin Alexandrov Alexiev, MD.




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bullet Bulgarian 
bullet 20 June 1970

Marital  status:







  Wife –  Dr.Sirma Mileva Dimitrova,                             Dr.Mileva's Website


   Children Alexander + Mila

Foreign  languages:
bullet English, Russian, Serbian, German
bulletPaediatric orthopaedic surgeon



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1984 – 1989
bullet 1st English Language College – Sofia , graduated with highest scores.
1989 – 1995
bullet Sofia Medical University.
bullet passed the university admission examinations with highest scores.

Summer  1994






IFMSA(Int.Fed.Med.Stud.Assoc) research project at
Helsinki University Children’s
Hospital, Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics Finland.

: Congenital anomalies in paediatric orthopaedics.

: Pentti Kallio, MD, PhD.

October 1995
bullet graduated from Sofia Medical University with diploma – “excellent“.


December  1995



started orthopaedic specialisation, hired as a paediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Sofia Medical

Orthopaedic Hospital – “Bojcho Bojchev“, Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics.

October  1997


bullet Hellenic Orthop.Assoc.(Greek ) scholarship – 1st Balkan Orthopaedic Congress –

February  March






bullet clinical research fellowship at University Special Orthopaedic Hospital “Banjica“,
Department of Paediatric Orthopaedics   Belgrade,

Aims of study
1.Ultrasonography of musculoskeletal system. 2.Surgical treatment of late diagnosed DDH.

: Prof. Zoran Vukašinović.                                 Prof.Vukasi in Bulgaria - photo, video collection
February July






bullet clinical research fellowship at Karl-Franzens-Universität,      

Department of Paediatric OrthopaedicsGraz, Austria.

Main research project: 3D Gait Analysis in LCPD.

Aims of study
: Treatment of paediatric fractures with modified interlocking paediatric Ender nails (ESIN).

ao.Univ-Prof. Wolfgang Linhart.


April 1999
bullet Japanese SICOT scholarship – 21st SICOT Congress – Sydney, Australia.
June 1999




bullet clinical fellowship at Karl-Franzens-Universität,                             

Klinik für Unfallchirurgie Graz, Austria.

Aim of study
: Arthroscopy – diagno
stics and treatment.
July 1999





bullet clinical fellowship at

LKH – Stolzalpe, Department of Orthopaedics – Stolzalpe, Austria.

Aims of study
: 1.Ultrasonography of musculoskeletal system. 2.Paediatric Orthopaedics. 3.THA.

: ao.Univ.Prof.Dr. Reinhard Graf.
                                                                                         ao.Univ.Prof.Dr. Reinhard Graf
December  1999


bullet obtained speciality in orthopaedics & traumatology in front of the Bulgarian Board of Orthopaedic Surgery,

Sofia Medical University.
March 2000  
bullet AO Basic Course Sofia, Bulgaria.


July August






bullet clinical research fellowship at Paediatric Orthopaedic Unit,

RAMBAM Medical Center Haifa, Israel.

Main research project
: Early detection of DDH by combined clinical and US methods

Aims of study
War trauma management with AO intarmedullary nailing and Ilizarov methods

of  distraction osteogenesis.

: Dr.Mark Eidelman,
Prof.Viktor Bialik.
      December  2000


bullet Japanese Paediatric Orthopaedic Association Scholarship, including clinical fellowships at:

         Prof.Yamamuro in Bulgaria - photo, video collection

bullet Shiga Medical Center for Children -

Aims of study: 1.Musculoskeletal US. 2.Arthroscopy of the hip and knee joints.

: Clin.Prof.
Shigeo Suzuki, MD, PhD.
              Clin.Prof. Shigeo Suzuki                          
bullet Hokkaido University Graduate School of  Medicine, Sapporo.

Aims of study
: 1.Idiopathic scoliosis. 2.Spinal trauma. (KASS -Kaneda Anterior Spinal Instrumentation).

Prof. Kiyoshi Kaneda.
                                                                          Prof. Kiyoshi Kaneda    
bullet Matsudo City Hospital, Tokyo.

Aims of study
: 1.DDH.  2.Clubfoot.  3.Spinal trauma.

: Dr.Hiroyasu Shinohara, Emeritus President of  Matsudo Orthopaedic Hospital.




bullet clinical  fellowship at Universitätsklinik für Orthopädische Chirurgie,

Inselspital, Universität –Bern, Switzerland.

Aims of study
: 1.Bernese Periacetabular Osteotomy. 2.Femoroacetabular impingement.

Prof.Dr.med.Reinhold Ganz.
October  2001





bullet clinical research fellowship at Bern University Children’s Hospital,

Inselspital, Department of Paediatric General and Orthopaedic Surgery, Switzerland.

Aim of study: Paediatric trauma treatment with AO Titanium Elastic Nailing (TEN).

: Dr.Theddy Slongo.


      December 2002







bulletpaediatric orthopaedic clinical research fellowship at

Alfred I.duPont Hospital for Children of the Nemours Foundation, Wilmington, DE    
   Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA.

Main research project
: Residual Dysplasia after Successful Ultrasound Monitored Pavlik Harness

A Five-year Follow-up of Neonatal Hip Instability.    
Abstract       Fulltext  PDF(547 K)  

: Dr. Theodore Harcke , Dr. Richard Bowen, Dr. S. Jay Kumar.


duPont Research Fellowship Community

                                 Dr.Harcke in Bulgaria - photo, video collection               Prof. Theodore Harcke   
October 2004


bulletBOTA award for a scientific paper of a young researcher in orthopaedics & traumatology

Baltimore, USA.
September 2005




bullet SICOT Maurice Müller Award for the research project:

Residual Dysplasia after Successful Pavlik Harness Treatment: Early Ultrasound Predictors"

3rd SICOT Congress – Istanbul, Turkey.     


July 2006




bulletThe present CV is published in Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 6th Edition, 2006-2007,
October 2011
bulletAcquired academical degree "Doctor" at the Medical Faculty of Sofia Medical University with academic thesis:
"Prognosis of sequelae after treatment of unstable and dysplastic hip joints with Pavlik harness".
bulletPart-time assistant for English speaking students at the Medical Faculty of Sofia Medical University.
bulletAssistant Professor at the Medical Faculty of Sofia Medical University.
bulletProfessor (Associate), (Univ.Docent)  at the Medical Faculty of Sofia Medical University.
                     to be continued 

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  Professional interests:
bullet Ultrasonographic diagnosis in paediatric orthopaedics.
bullet Distraction histiogenesis.
bullet Gait analysis.
bullet Arthroscopy – diagnostics and treatment.
bullet Paediatric Trauma – ESIN, TEN, ExFix,...
bullet Cartilage repair.
bullet Femoroacetabular impingement.
to                      venelin_alexiev@abv.bg



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