St. Ekaterina Hospital

The St. Ekaterina University Hospital ( _bg. университетска болница „Св. Екатерина“) is a university hospital in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It was formed in 1985 as a national centre for cardiovascular diseases led by professor Aleksandar Chirkov. A second centre was established in 1989 also under Chirkov, with the uniting on 3 February 2002 to form the present hospital.

The St. Ekaterina Hospital is known for the first heart transplant in Eastern Europe (the then-Soviet bloc) in 1986.

The hospital consists of three dynamic complexes — a diagnosis department, a hospital and an administrative and economic department.

External links

* [http://www.uhsek.com/ Official website]


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