Plamen Kinov MD, PhD, DSc

EHS SciCom Member

Plamen Kinov (Chairman, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology at the Medical University of Sofia & Head Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, University Hospital Queen Giovanna – ISUL Sofia) is devoted to his many patients and has a busy hip and knee replacement practice. After obtaining orthopaedics speciality from the Medical University of Sofia in 2004 he has done fellowships in joint replacement in USA, Austria, Germany and Italy. He is an author of more than 230 scientific publications and 15 book chapters and edited four books.

Prof Kinov is an active member of different scientific societies: BOTA, European Hip Society (EHS), EFORT, AAOS, ESSKA, AO Trauma, Gerhard Kuentscher Society, Bulgarian Union of Physicians, Bulgarian Union of Scientists, Bulgarian Society of Rheumatology, Bulgarian Society of Osteoporosis and Osteoathritis.

He was awarded several prestigious awards: Abdel Hay Mashhour Award XXIV SICOT Congress 2005, Istanbul; Award for best poster presentation – 10th BOTA Congress 2007; Golden Hippocrates Oath – Balkan Association for History of Medicine, 2015; Paraskev Stoyanov Award for High Achievements, 2017 – Medical University of Sofia; Best scientific presentation – Annual meeting of BOTA, 2021; Patients’ award: Physician of the year – 2014 – present.
Plamen Kinov is passionate for teaching his students and residents in joint replacement and is involved in several international educational initiatives.