Ivo Petrov is Professor of medicine in the University of Sofia. He received his postgraduate specialty of Interventional cardioangiology from the University of Buenos Aires in year 2001. He is one of the leading pioneers of endovascular therapy in Bulgaria (actual president of the Bulgarian society of endovascular therapy). He did the first interventional treatment of ischemic stroke in Bulgaria in 2004. He is medical director and Head of Department of cardiology, angiology and electrophysiology at University Hospital City Clinic. Under his guidance the department is treating complex vascular pathology from Head to toe performing more than 3000 endovascular interventions per year and became one of the respected teams for scientific and research work.