Prof. Ivan Staikov is head of the Clinic of Neurology and Sleep Medicine, hospital board of directors member and hospital board of directors member of the center of clinical trials in Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Prof. Staikov is a specialist in Neurology and master of health-care management from Medical University, Sofia. He specialized in general neurology, cerebrovascular diseases and sleep medicine in Switzerland and Germany and health-care management in Japan and in the UK. In 1998 he acquired Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Bern, Switzerland and in 1999- PhD degree in medicine from the Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2015 he acquired the academic degree of Professor in Neurology.
Prof. Staikov is a member of the Bulgarian Society of Neurology, of the European Stroke Organisation, of the World Stroke Organization, of the European Sleep Research Society, former member of the European Stroke Unit Committee-ESO. He is also a former chairman of the Central Ethics Committefor clinical trials of the Republic of Bulgaria and present chairman of the Ethics Committee for clinical trials at Acibadem City Clinic Tokuda Hospital, Sofia.
He has over 250 scientific publications in international and Bulgarian scientific journals.