Date of birth:
Assoc. Prof. Lubomir Bakalivanov – Deputy Minister of Health
Assoc. Prof. Lubomir Bakalivanov has graduated from the Medical University in Sofia with a degree in Medicine.
He has a recognized specialty in "Anesthesiology and Intensive Care" since 2007.
He defended his dissertation and obtained the educational and scientific degree "Doctor of Medicine" in 2014. He holds an academic position of "Associate Professor" of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care in 2017. He has successfully completed certification courses in highly specialized activities in the area of anesthesia and intensive care at Medical University-Sofia, and has completed specializations in cardioanesthesia and intensive care at the Medical University of Heidelberg and the German Heart Center in Munich, Germany. Assoc. Prof. Bakalivanov has conducted medical specializations in Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Austria and has completed a full postgraduate course in the C.E.E.A. to the European Association of Anesthesiology / ESA / 2012-2014.
Assoc. Prof. Bakalivanov holds a postgraduate qualification in "Health Management" as of 2013.
He has acquired his administrative experience holding positions as a Head of Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, a Head of Department of Anesthesiology, Resuscitation and Intensive Care, a Deputy Director and a President of the Board of Directors of the Multiprofile Hospital for Active Treatment – National Cardiology Hospital, and as a deputy minister in a caretaker government.