Assoc. Prof. Alexander Hinev, PhD from the Department of Surgical Diseases, TRS of Urology became "Professor" after he was elected on 2nd December 2013 by the Academic Council of Varna Medical University.
Prof. Hinev's scientific interests lie mainly in the fields of oncourology, endourology, andrology, reconstructive surgery, kidney transplantation and the new technologies in medicine. His overall activity and scientific production proves his significant contribution to the solution of the unsolved problems in modern urological practice in Bulgaria and his scientific research is associated with themes which are topical, thorough and are strongly clinically and practically oriented.
In a great number of his publications Prof. Hinev studies the issues of diagnostics, treatment and prognosis of prostate cancer, the importance of lymph metastases after radical mastectomy, radioisotope detection of sentinel lymph nodes and the establishment of pre- and post- operative nomograms for the prognosis of the pathological cancer stage and the probability for its recidivation.