Dr. Krasimir Yanev – Urologist


Assoc. Prof. Krasimir Yanev, MD is an urologist and a consultant at Hill Clinic

He graduated from the Medical University in Sofia in 1989 and specialized in urology in 1995. Dr. Yanev was awarded the educational and academic degree of ‘Doctor’ in 2008 and defended his thesis as associate professor in 2008 at the Medical Faculty of the Medical University.

Assoc. Prof. Yanev also graduated in health management from the Institute of National and World Economy in Sofia in 2009.

He is the author and co-author of 97 academic works, including Textbook on Surgical Urology, 2006, Textbook on Urological Diseases (Ministry of Education and Science), Lung Thromboembolism in Patients with urological Conditions 2001, Renal Cell Carcinoma and Isolated Local Recurrence following Nephrectomy – Fossa Carcinoma, 2009.

Professional experience

1989 – 1990 – General practitioner, Kyustendil

1990 – 1992 – Intern at Kyustendil Hospital, Urology Ward

From 1992 – Intern at Alexandrovska University Hospital, Urology Clinic

2006 to date – Head of Laparoscopic Urology Sector and Surgical Theatre at Urology Clinic, Alexandrovska Hospital, Sofia

International courses and sepcialisations

Kidney transplant under the directions of Prof. M. Lacombe

Organ transplant at the European College of Transplantation, under the directions of Prof. Dubernard, Maastricht session

Organ transplant at the European College of Transplantation, under the directions of Prof. Dubernard, Birmingham session

Specialization under ERASMUS programme at Chair of Urology, Palermo University Hospital, Italy, under the directions of Prof. Macaluso and Prof. Meloni

Specialization in endourologic and laparoscopic urology at the University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland, under the instructions of Prof. Hauri

Laparoscopic Urology, Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Slovej Gradec, Slovenia, Prof. Vodopija

Laparoscopic urology – Aesculap Academy. Aesculapium, Tuttlingen, Germany

Practical course in laparoscopic surgery – Novi Sad, Serbia, Prof. Cvijanović

Laparoscopic urology – Halle, Germany, Prof. Fornara

Prostate laser therapy – Nuremberg, Germany, Dr. O. Savov

Laparoscopic urology – Heilbronn, Germany, Prof. Rassweiler

Prostate laser therapy and laser lithotripsy – Szeged, Hungary

Laparoscopic urology – Leipzig, Germany, Prof. Stolzenburg


  • Bulgarian Urological Society
  • European Association of Urology
  • Société Internationale d’Urologie
  • Bulgarian Urology, Nephrology and Transplant Association – URONET
  • Member of the editorial board of URONET journal
  • Member of editorial board of ANDROLOGY journal

Foreign languages

English and Russian