Dr. Ivo G. Tzvetanov is the Carl H. and Billie M. Frese & Gerald S. Moss Professor in Transplant Surgery and Associate Professor and Chief, Division of Transplant Surgery and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Tzvetanov received his Medical Degree at Medical University of Sofia in Bulgaria (1992) and completed his surgical residency at Fifth City Multiprophyle Hospital & Medical University of Sofia in Bulgaria in 1997 where he worked as an attending surgeon until 2002. He repeated his surgical residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago Metropolitan Group Hospitals (2002-2007) and completed a Fellowship in Abdominal Organ Transplant Surgery in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is board certified in General Surgery and accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS).
Dr. Tzvetanov’s interests include liver, kidney, pancreas, bowel and multivisceral transplantation as well as hepatobiliary surgery. He is also very active in clinical research and teaching. Dr. Tzvetanov has an extensive list of original scientific publications on the topic of abdominal organ transplantation.