About Dr. Serdev

Dr. SerdevProf. Dr. Nikolay P. Serdev, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified specialist in General Surgery and Cosmetic Surgery. He is a Honorary Professor in New Bulgarian University, Bulgaria and Program Director of the International University Program in Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Serdev is a cosmetic surgeon who has trained hundreds of doctors globally in aesthetic surgery and minimally invasive medical procedures. Dr. Nikolay Serdev is a founder member of the European Society of Aesthetic Surgery and the International Board of Cosmetic Surgery.

Dr. Serdev introduced the scarless, closed approach, transcutaneous (without incisions) Serdev Suture® Lifting techniques, known in Brazil as fio elastico or fio búlgaro.

He is the inventor of avascular SPV (Selective Proximal Vagotomy); hemorrhoid treatment by suture ligation, without incisions and excisions; mini-invasive methods in rhinoplasty (T-excision for tip rotation, columella sliding for tip projection and suture techniques for tip rotation, tip refinement and dorsum enhancement, and alar base narrowing); leg form elongation and straightening by ultrasonic liposculpturing, and more.

He is also the inventor of patented method “Epithelial cell (fresh keratinocytes adhered on collagen micro-carriers) covering of wounds” – for treatment of wounds, burns and atonic chronic wounds.

Dr. Serdev divides his time between his clinic, the New Bulgarian University in Sofia and short travels for hands-on courses in countries of all continents. Dr. Nikolay Serdev authored many publications in surgery, plastic reconstructive and aesthetic surgery, cosmetic surgery and medicine, original papers in leading medical journals, book chapters and has been appointed book editor.

Professional recognition:
Since 1993 President, National Bulgarian Society of Aesthetic Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine,
2006-2008 National consultant to the Ministry of Health in Cosmetic Aesthetic Surgery,
Since 2002 Member/Director of the Board International Academy of Cosmetic Surgery,
2003 Trustee, Board member International Board of Cosmetic Surgery,
Honorary Professor of the New Bulgarian University,
Honorary Professor of the International College of Cosmetic Surgery.

Honorary Member of:
South East Asia College of Cosmetic Surgery,
Australian College of Cosmetic Surgery,
South American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery,
French Society of Aesthetic Surgery,
Numerous other international societies.

Awards:
“Venera” – for considerable contribution to the national development of cosmetic surgery 2005,
The ICCS Lifetime Achievement Award,
100 Best Cosmetic Surgeons of the Millenium,
Autstanding Contribution Award” in field of Cosmetic Surgery as “ACE COSMETIC SURGEON” (his name and picture shall be honored in the “HALL OF FAME” of the International College Of Cosmetic Surgery),
“Excellency and devotion in Aesthetic Surgery”.

Medals:
“The Best Aesthetic Doctors in Europe”,
“La Excellencia”.