Date of birth: 14.10.1961
Dr. Dimitar Petrov was born in 1961 in the town of Targovishte.
He graduated from "Prof. Dr. Paraskev Stoyanov " Medical University - of Varna in 1987. He has a master's degree in health management.
He started working as an hospital-care physician in the internal department of the regional hospital in Targovishte, after which he became its head. He was elected a Member of Parliament in the 38th National Assembly.
In the period 2003-2004 he was director of the National Health Insurance Fund. He then was engaged with consulting in the field of health insurance, management of medical institutions, health management, drug policy and health technologies assessment.
He has been an advisor and chief expert of the Bulgarian Medical Union on framework agreements, deputy governor of the National Health Insurance Fund, as well as an external expert advisor on health technology assessment on behalf of the fund. He has participated in the management and control of several medical institutions and the tissue bank.
He is divorced, father of two daughters.