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Dr. Planinka Zafirovska

Specialist in Internal Medicine

Place of birth:

Skopje, Macedonia

E-mail:

planinka.zafirovska@zmc.mk

  •  High School:  1995-1998  ”Josip Broz Tito”, Skopje

1998-1999 “Delran High School”, NJ, USA

  • Faculty of Medicine:  2000-2006 University “St.Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje
  • Specialization:  2007-  2012 Specialization in  Internal Medicine – University “St. Cyril and Methodius”, Medical Faculty in Skopje, R.Macedonia
  • Postgraduate studies: 2007- Postgraduate studies in the field of Cardiology on the Medical Faculty in Skopje
  • PhD(started 2013)- Medical Faculty in Skopje, R.Macedonia
  • Subspecialization in cardiology (started 2018)- Medical Faculty in Skopje, R.Macedonia

2013 – present

Internal Medicine Specialist in the Clinical Hospital “Zan Mitrev”, Skopje, Macedonia

2007-2011

Clinic of Cardiology, Skopje – Doctor-volunteer, Internal Medicine Specialist

  •  07-08.2005 Student working practice as a part of exchange program in “Santa Casa Hospital” , Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 07-08.2006 Student working practice in  “Spedali Civili di Brescia” , Brescia, Italy
  • From July 2007-2011- volunteer work on the Cardiology Clinic in Skopje, internal medicine resident
  • August 2009- Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, IT, cardiology department
  • February 2010- Universisty Hospital Maastricht, Netherlands, Echocardiography department
  • June 2010- Salzburg, Internal Medicine Seminary
  • October 2012, ESC Advanced echocardiography course, Skopje
  • From june 2013- Special hospital for surgical diseases “Filip II”, Skopje, Macedonia- internal medicine specialist, working with outpatients in the diagnostic centar
  • October 2015- Cardiac CT vs MRI- EMRI educational course, Rome IT
  • May 2016- ESC Cardiac MRI- Level 1 Educational course in Cardiac MRI
  • June 2016- Thrombosis Management, Barcelona, Spain
  • Transthoracic echocardiography(including advanced echocardiography-speckle tracking)
  • Doppler echocardiography of peripheral arteries (carotid and lower extremities)
  • Basic abdominal echocardiographic evaluation
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Transcranial Doppler
  • Stress echocardiography
  • Trademil coronary stress testing
  • 24h ABP Holter monitoring
  • 24h ECG Holter monitoring
  • Cardiac magnetic resonance
  • Grdanoska T, Zafirovska P, Jaglikovski B, Trojacanec J, Zafirov D, Neshov D, Petrovska M, Cekovska Z, Panovski N. Assessment of Three Inflammatory Markers of Cardiovascular Diseases with a Special Accent on C-Reactive Protein. Maced J Med Sci. 2011 Jun 15; 4(2):147-151.,
  • Milev I, Idrizi Sh, Zimbakov Z, Ampova-Sokolov V, Zafirovska P, Nikolov S, Angjuseva T, Mitrev Z. Percutaneous Interventional Treatment of Atrial Septal Defect Secundum in Macedonia. Maced J Med Sci. 2014 Mar 15; 7(1):62-67
  • Grdanoska T, Zafirovska P, Jaglikovski B, Pavlovska I, Zafirova B, Tosheska-Trajkovska K, Trajkovska-Dokic E, Petrovska M, Cekovska Z, Kondova-Topuzovska I, Georgievska Ismail L, Panovski N.Chlamydia pneumoniae and helicobacter pylori serology-importance in patients with coronary heart disease. MaterSociomed.2012;24(3):151-6
  • Vavlukis M, Eftimov A, Zafirovska P, Caparovska E, Pocesta B, Kedev S, Dimovski A,J. Rhabdomyolysis and cardiomyopathy in a 20-year-old patient with CPT II Deficiency. Case reports in genetics. Volume 2014, Article ID 496410
  • Rosoklija A, Ristovski M, Zafirovska P, Georgievska-Ismail Lj. Associations of adiponectin with metabolic 77 EAS Congress, Istanbul, March 2008.
  • Author of medical articles published on com.mk
  • Andova V, Zafirovska P, Ismail Lj. Hyperuricemia and coronary artery disease in women. 4th Macedonian Cardiology Congress, Ohrid, June 2010
  • Gerorgievska-Ismail Lj., Andova V., Zafirovska P., Srbinovska- Kostova E. Connection between left atrial size and diastolic dysfunction. 4th Macedonian Cardiology Congress, Ohrid, June 2010
  • Grdanoska T, Zafirovska P, Jaglikovski B, Trojacanec J, Zafirov D, Neshov D,Mihajlov K, Kondova- Topuzovska I, Petrovska M, Cekovska Z, Panovski N. Association of  Chlamydia pneumoniae Immune Response and Inflammatory Markers with Coronary  7th Balcan Congress of Microbiology, Belgrade, October 2011.
  • Mihajlov K, Grdnoska T, Zafirovska P, Jaglikovski B, Dokic D, Georgijevska – Ismail Lj, Panovski N. Serological Diagnosis of Atypical Pneumonia Caused by Legionella Pneumophila : an Annual Survey.
  • Georgievska-Ismail Lj, Zafirovska P, Andova V, Bosevski M. Is there distincitive echocardiographic predictor of severity of diastolic dysfunction in patients with diabetes mellitus? European Congress of Heart Failure 2012.
  • CSI 2014- Frakfurt, June 2014- Case of giant coronary fistula in 22-year old male presenting with dyspnea: transcatheter closure. Milev I, Januska J*, Idrizi S, Zimbakov Z, Zafirovska P, Angjuseva T, Mitrev Z . Special Hospital “Filip II”, Skopje, Macedonia
  • Left ventricular strain analysis after percutaneous reapir of aortic coarctation. Zafirovska P, Milev I, Idrizi, S, Angjuseva T, Mitrev Z. Macedonian Cardiology Congress 2014
  • Georgievska-Ismail Lj, Hristovski Z and Zafirovska P.Predictive value of left ventricular global longitudinal strain on exercise capacity in heart failure patients with preserved ejection fraction. Eur J Heart Fail 2016
  • Transcatheter Closure of Patent Foramen Ovale: A Single Center Experience. Milev I, Zafirovska P, Zimbakov Z, Idrizi S, Ampova-Sokolov V, Gorgieva E, Ilievska L, Tosheski G, Hristov N, Georgievska-Ismail L, Anguseva T, Mitrev Z.. Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2016 Dec 15;4(4):613-618. doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2016.113

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