Dr. Sevdalina Velizarova

A highly qualified physician, Dr. Sevdalina boasts 17 years of experience in Internal Medicine. Medicine has always been her passion, and her childhood dream was to become a doctor and save lives. After graduating from the Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria in 1997, she completed her postgraduate studies in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of Sofia in 2003.

Since then, Dr Sevdalina spent five years in the Cardiology Department in the Multi Profile National Transport Hospital in Bulgaria, before relocating to Dubai in 2004, where she worked in Cedar’s Jebel Ali International Hospital.

Although her main interest is Cardiology and she specializes in functional diagnostics in heart diseases – stress tests and echocardiography, Dr Sevdalina has great experience in dealing with all aspects of Internal Medicine, especially diagnosis and treatment of hypertension, diabetes and metabolic syndromes. She also has a vast experience in Emergency Medicine, especially cardiac cases. Dr Sevdalina’s favourite treatment is in the area of Cardiology and Endocrinology, Diabetology; and she likes to focus on prevention rather than treatment.

The talented doctor hopes to achieve more in the field of patient education regarding the prevention of diseases. She would like to complete the Aviation Medicine course, and to improve her experience in echocardiography.

Dr Sevdalina speaks fluent English, Russian and Bulgarian and is a member of the Bulgarian Society of Cardiology, European Society of Cardiology, European Society of Imaging Diagnostics and she regularly attends various congresses and training seminars in her capacity as a member.

Confucius once said: “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life” and this is the motto that Dr Sevdalina’s lives by.