Dimiter Dimitrov, MD, PhD

Consultant Endocrinologist
Diavita Ltd
Varna, Bulgaria



• 2003 – 12.2005 Endocrinology Specialty, University Hospital Varna, Bulgaria
• 2002 – 09.2002 PostDoc Human Nutrition, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
• 06. 1999 – 11. 2002 Ph.D. in Endocrinology and Metabolic diseases, Medical University Varna, Bulgaria
• 01.1998 – 12. 2003 Internal Diseases Specialty, University Hospital Varna, Bulgaria
• 09. 1991 – 09.1997 Medical Doctor (MD), Medical University Varna, Bulgaria


• 2012 – present Consultant Endocrinologist Diavita Ltd
• 2000–2006 Department of Endocrinology, University Hospital Varna, Bulgaria
• 2007 – 2010 AstraZeneca R&D Sweden

Research Interest

His research interests include: metabolic syndrome, gut microbiome, systems biology, systems medicine, medical informatics

Scientific Activities


Editorial Board

• Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine
• Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine (EPMA) Journal

Expert – Panel Biomarkers

European Society for Translational Medicine


The Coordinating Action for Systems Medicine across Europe


The European Association for Predictive, Preventive & Personalised Medicine



1. Dimitrov D. Systems approaches to computational modeling of the oral. Publications in International Scientific Journals Microbiome. Front Physiol. 2013; 4: 172. doi: 10.3389/fphys.2013.00172.
2. Mikkelsen I, Sloth B, Dimitrov D, et al. A low glycemic index diet does not affect postprandial energy metabolism but decreases postprandial insulinemia and increases fullness ratings in healthy women. The Journal of Nutrition. 2011; 141(9): 1679-1684. doi: 10.3945/jn.110.134627.
3. Dimitrov DV. Personalized Medicine and Molecular Diagnostics for Obesity Metabolic Systems Reconstruction and Gut Microbiome Biomarkers. Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine. 2011.
4. Dimitrov D. The Human Gutome Nutrigenomics of Host –Microbiome Interactions. OMICS: Journal of Integrative Biology. 2011; vol. 15. doi: 10.1089/omi.2010.0109.
5. Dimitrov D. Current healthcare in Bulgaria time for predictive diagnostics and preventive medicine. EPMA Journal. 2010; 1: 607-610. doi: 10.1007/s13167-010-0051-0.
6. Bohchelian H, Dimitrov D, Koeva L. Screening for diabetic foot and osteoporosis in Bulgari . The Diabetic Foot Journal. 2007; Vol 10: 1.
7. Dimitrov D. et al. Nutrigenomics DNA -based diet plan. Biomedical Reviews. 2007.
8. Dimitrov D. et al. Homo Obesus -A metabotrophin deficient species. pharmacology and nutrition insight. Curr Pharm Des. 2007. doi: 10.2174/138161207781039616
9. Dimitrov D. Stress, dietary habits and Metabolic syndrome. Biological Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology. 2006; vol.2.
10. Dimitrov D, Bohchelian H Koeva L. Effect of Orlistat on plasma leptin levels and risk factors for the metabolic syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders Journal. 2003; 2 pp:149-156. doi: 10.1089/met.2005.3.122.
11. Dimitrov D. Role of oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus and complications review. Endocrine Diseases.1998; 4: 3-12. doi: 10.2174/157339911797415585
12. Dimitrov D, et al. Leptin and cardiovascular risk factors among overweight diabetics. Bulgarian Endocrinology. 2000; 1: 6-11.
13. Dimitrov D, Koeva L. Leptin- the voice of adipose tissue –review. Bulgarian Endocrinology. 2000; 1: 3-8.
14. Dimitrov D, Koeva L, Bochchelian H. Effect of alpha-lipoic acid on EMG in diabetic Patients. Modern Medicine. 2001; 1: 3-11.
15. Dimitrov D. Do we need new therapies for diabetes?. Diabetes Res Open J. 2015; 1(3): 75-76. doi: 10.17140/DROJ-1-112