Dr. Violeta Krasteva started her career as a general practitioner in the town of Pleven, Bulgaria. Her educational background includes a medical diploma from Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria, a clinic specialty in physical and rehabilitation medicine from Sofia Medical University, Sofia, Bulgaria and a diploma in medical planning from the US Academy of Health Sciences, San Antonio, Texas, USA. Dr. Krasteva has also a specialty in Health Management from the Military Medical Academy of Sofia, Bulgaria, as well as several post-graduate qualification courses and specializations in manual therapy and pathological kinesiology of musculoskeletal system.
Dr. Krasteva has extensive experience and professional skills in the application of physical medical and rehabilitation methods for the effective treatment of patients, suffering from different diseases of various organs and systems.
As a medical doctor, Dr. Krasteva participated in several NATO and EU missions and trainings in the USA, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Lithuania and the Netherlands.
She has successfully held the following positions during her professional career: CEO of a Medical Center and Chief of the Department of the Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine in several hospitals in Bulgaria. This wide range of responsibilities and activities has developed her organizational, professional and interpersonal skills, tolerance and team work abilities.
Dr. Krasteva is proud to be a member of the team of the American Spinal Clinic in Sofia, in her capacity of the manager and doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation. She believes that the innovative methodology applied in the clinic, will help the people from the region to get new comprehensive and very successful treatment of scoliosis, back and neck pain, migraine, headaches, and other conditions associated with the spine, muscles and related nerves, which are very common conditions among people of all ages.
In her personal life Dr. Krasteva is a disciplined, but very positive person who likes solving professional challenges and enjoys exploring the variety of cultures around the world.