Dr. Chanko Chankov is an orthopedic specialist in Sofia with over 30 years of experience. He has a number of specializations in Bulgaria, Australia, Switzerland and Israel. Education He graduated from the Medical University of Sofia in 1986. He obtained his specialty in Orthopaedics and Traumatology in 1994. Between 1998 and 1999, Dr. Chankov was a Fellow at the Darwin Royal Hospital, and between 1999 and 2000 he was a Fellow at the Department of Orthopaedics of Alfred Medical University in Melbourne, Australia. Qualifications 1998 – Fellowship in General Orthopaedics and Fellowship in Shoulder Surgery (Israel); 1998 and 1999 – Specialisation in “Orthopaedic Trauma” and “Arthroscopy and Joint Prosthetics” (Australia); 2006 – Specialization “Knee surgery, corrective osteotomies, cartilage transplants and chondroplasty” (Switzerland); Member of Bulgarian Society of Sports Medicine, Bulgarian Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, European Society of Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy, International Medical Association, European Association of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. Biography From 1987 to 1989, Dr. Chankov was an assistant orthopaedic surgeon at the Military Medical Academy (MMA) Sofia. From 1989 to 1996 he worked as a specialist orthopedic surgeon at the Clinic of Sports Traumatology Sofia, and between 1997 and 1998 he was a post-graduate student at the Department of Trauma Surgery, Hadassah University Hospital, Israel. From 1999 to 2008 he practiced at the 3rd Clinic of Orthopaedics and Traumatology of the University Hospital “N. И. He was a specialist in the field of trauma and trauma surgery at the University of St. Petersburg. From 2006 to the present Dr. Chankov has been working as a leading orthopedist and traumatologist at Vita Hospital Sofia. He speaks English and Russian.