Dr. Emil Filipov graduated from Medical University – Pleven in 2005. He also attended Brussels Free University, Brussels, Belgium (2003-2004). Dr. Filipov completed residency in General Surgery.

He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgical Diseases, MU-Pleven since 2007 and attended different courses and specializations throughout the years. Dr. Filipov is an active teacher at MU-Pleven and a Trainer in the School of Laparoscopic Surgery for Students. His scientific interests are laparoscopic surgery, emergency surgery, coloproctology, difficult healing wounds, diabetic foot, clinical nutrition and medical education. He is a member if different scientific organizations and is an author and co-author of more than 10 articles in Bulgarian and foreign scientific journals. He participates with papers and posters in over 20 national and international scientific forums.