Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zornitsa Zlatarova, MD

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zornitsa Zlatarova, MD

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zornitsa Zlatarova, MD works as a consultant to St. Nikolay Chudotvorets Medical Eye Centre. She provides consultation to patients regarding the diagnostics and treatment of vascular and degenerative diseases of the retina, glaucoma, eyelid surgery – blepharoplasty and correction of eyelid position.

She graduated from the Medical University in Varna in 1993.

Specialty training in Eye Diseases in the Sofia Medical University in 1998;

Masters Degree in Healthcare Management from the Medical University in Varna in 2007;

Educational and scientific degree “Doctor”, awarded by the Higher Attestation Commission, Sofia in 2007;

Doctor of Science, the Medical University, Varna, 2017;

Specializations and courses:

  • Two-week specialization in Oculoplastic Surgery in Munich;
  • Two-month specialization and research work in the Ophthalmology Clinic at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Hospital, Munich, Germany, on “Malignant eyelid tumours – diagnostics and surgical treatment”, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. V. Klaus;
  • Three-month specialization at the Ophthalmology Clinic at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Hospital, Munich, Germany on “Retinal vascular diseases, diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration – diagnostics and laser treatment”, under the guidance of Prof. Dr. A. Kampik;
  • Specialization in Eye banking at CFLETB, Tampa, Florida, USA;
  • Course in Optical Coherence Tomography, Medical University, Sofia;
  • 4th International Ophthalmological School, Dubrovnik, Croatia;
  • Course in Aesthetic Blepharoplasty, Medical University, Sofia;
  • Teaching Course on Retinal and Vitreous Surgery – Plovdiv;
  • Course in Clinical Research, Medical University, Varna;
  • Course in Phacoemulsification Surgery – Sofia, the Military Medical Academy;
  • Course in working with YAG-laser, Sofa;
  • Course in Healthcare Management, Medical University, Sofia;
  • Course in the application of lasers for the treatment of retinal diseases, Medical University, Sofia;
  • Course in Fluorescein Angiography, Medical University, Sofia;
  • Course for working with lasers in medicine, Varna;
  • International course in Maritime Medicine, Gdynia, Poland;
  • ORBIS, training courses with visiting lecturers, the Ophthalmologic Hospital-Varna;
  • ОRBIS training courses on board the flying eye hospital with visiting lecturers in Varna;
  • Course in ultrasound diagnostics of eye diseases course, Medical University, Varna;
  • General ophthalmology, Medical University, Sofia;
  • General Ophthalmology, University Ophthalmology Clinic at the Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany;
  • Clinical refraction and optical correction, Medical University, Varna.

Member of:

  • Bulgarian Medical Association;
  • Bulgarian Glaucoma Society;
  • Union of Scientists in Bulgaria;
  • Union of Bulgarian Ophthalmologists;
  • Union of Eye Doctors in Bulgaria;
  • North-eastern Ophthalmological Society;
  • Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery;
  • European Society of Retina Specialists.

Publications and scientific interests:

  • A published monograph, part of the collective authorship of a textbook on eye diseases and over 50 publications in specialised Bulgarian and international scientific journals;
  • Participated with reports in more than 40 national and international forums and congresses with reports. She is a lecturer at courses for continuing medical training, supervisor to training specialist and PhD candidates.
  • Scientific interests in the field of diagnostics and treatment of vascular and degenerative retinal diseases, glaucoma and ocular oncology.

e-mail: eyecenterstnikolay@abv.bg

For appointments and consultations: 0878630954, 052 630670