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Mr Bogdan Ivanov - General Surgery

Mr Bogdan Ivanov is a Consultant General Surgeon in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire

Based at: Rivers Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

Clinical interests

Gallbladder surgery - laparoscopic cholecystectomies, intraoperative cholangiograms

Abdominal Wall Surgery- Inguinal, Umbilical and incisional hernia repairs

Diagnostic laparoscopy, Laparoscopic biopsies, adhesiolysis

Emergency Surgery - laparoscopic or open appendicectomy, surgery for bowel obstruction, bowel resections, incarcerated/ strangulated hernia, incision & drainage of abscesses, laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis

Excisions of soft tissue lesions (excluding breast)


Medical Secretary details:
Lesley Drage - 01279 602652

Mr Ivanov will see patients from 16 yrs+

Academic background

Mr Ivanov underwent his training in a renowned teaching hospital and national tertiary centre, Fundeni Clinical Institute for Digestive Diseases and Liver Transplant in Bucharest.  He successfully completed the higher training in general surgery in 2011. His training covered a wide range of surgical interventions – from simple procedures to the most complex ones. This included interventions for various benign and malignant Upper and Lower gastrointestinal, as well as hepatic, pancreatic and biliary conditions.

In 2010, Mr Bogdan Ivanov came to the UK where he had further training opportunities. This allowed him to improve his clinical skills as well as his surgical skills especially in laparoscopic surgery. During the years before becoming a Consultant in the UK he had the chance of further training especially in Laparoscopic Upper GI surgery and Emergency General Surgery while working as a senior registrar. On regular basis he attends various courses and conferences that are relevant to his practice and contributes towards his continuous professional development.

Professional Memberships

Fellow ad eundem of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS)

Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI)

Member of the Association of Upper Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (AUGIS)

Member of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery (EAES)

British Medical Association

General Medical Council

NHS base

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow

01279 212952