Dr. Vassil Zefov

Specialist Radiologist

Dr. Vassil Zefov

Specialist Radiologist


Date of birth: 23.02. 1945 Place of birth: Plovdiv, Bulgaria Widow, One son Primary school, Secondary school and Medical University - all in Plovdiv, Bulgaria Hobbies: Photography, Graphic design E-mail: Vassil Zefov@ ajch.ae Tel: 0507356849

Professional Background

Medical School

1963 - 1969
Medical University " Ivan P. Pavlov", Plovdiv, Bulgaria


1974 - 1978
County Hospital , Radiology, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria


1979 - 1979
4 months Fellowship in Diagnostic Radiology, Medical Academy Sofia, Bulgaria

Work Experience

1972 - 1982
Head of Primary Health Center, Draganovo, Bulgaria
1982 - 1986
Specialist Radiologist, Armed Forces General Hospital, Ethiopia
1987 - 1996
Specialist Radiologist, County Hospital, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1996 - 1997
Specialist Radiologist, Adan Hospital, Kuwait
1998 - 2021
Head of Radiology, Al Wasl Hospital (Latifa Hospital ), Dubai, UAE

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Bulgarian

Achievements Career Highlights

  • Discovering several new sonographic signs of different diseases.
  • Presented in International congresses as SPR, ESPR, AOSPR 2003, Vienna " New Percutaneous placement of shunt in hydrocephalus" 2005, Dublin "New sonographic signs of Meckel's diverticulum" 2006, Montreal "New sonographic signs of Torsion of testicular appendix" 2007, Barcelona "New sonographic signs of Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis" 2008, Cambodia "New sonographic signs of SMA Syndrome" 2009, Bali "New sonographic signs of Joubert Syndrome" 2013 Hong Kong "New sonographic signs of Gastric volvulus" 2015 Tokyo -
  • Invited speaker "The role of US in acute pediatric abdomen" 2016 Borneo "New sonographic signs of Preduodenal Portal Vein"
  • Certificates of Appreciation: 2004 For demonstrating Service Excellence - om behalf of DOHMS
  • 2005 For performance and high level excellent service - DOMS
  • 2006 For valuable contribution to the educational program during academic year
  • 2005-2006 on behalf of University of Sharjah Committees member 1 Radiation Protection Committee - DHA 2 Central medical Imaging Committee- DHA

Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital

Al Jaddaf - Dubai United Arab Emirates

800 AJCH (8002524)
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