Vesselin Dimov, M.D. - Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Dimov completed his internal medicine residency at Case Western Reserve University (St. Vincent/St. Lukes) in Cleveland, Ohio. During his third year of residency, he also served as a chief resident and made the first website for a residency program with weblog software by Google. The website was very popular, attracting visitors not only from the program but also from many countries around the world. His research regarding the usefulness of a website created "by the residents for the residents" won the first place in the research competition at his residency program.

Dr. Dimov is staff physician in the Section of Hospital Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic working as a full-time clinician but he also finds time to keep his interest in information technology alive and flourishing. He is the creator of, an online case-based curriculum of clinical medicine, which receives thousands of page views daily and was featured in the BMJ (British Medical Journal) and on the medical portal (owned by WebMD). Dr. Dimov is the driving force behind the website of the Section of Hospital Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic. His work on illustrating clinical procedures step-by-step is referenced in the largest online encyclopedia, Wikipedia. His posts about using the Web 2.0 approach in medicine, HIPAA rules and case reports, among others, were featured in many editions of the online Grand Rounds and were cited in BMJ.

Dr. Dimov has been one of the leading investigators in multiple international research projects in the field of asthma, hemophilia, ITP, and the West Nile virus infection.

His latest research projects are focused on postoperative acute renal failure and beta-blockers use in perioperative medicine.

Dr. Dimov is working with several medical professionals around the globe on creating a better platform for online medical education, and he would be very interested to hear your opinion and ideas. Send emails to


Case Western Reserve Universit (St. Vincent/St. Luke) Internal Medicine Residency Program, Cleveland, Ohio

Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria, Europe, Degree: M.D.


Medical Licensure: State of Ohio (active), State of Florida (active)

Board Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)

United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1, 2, 3


Associate Staff, Section of Hospital Medicine, Department of General Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic.
Responsible for inpatient care, student and resident education, and preoperative evaluation of patients with various medical issues.

Chief Medical Resident, Case Western Reserve University (St.Vincent/St.Luke) Internal Medicine Residency Program, Cleveland, Ohio

Resident, Case Western Reserve University (St.Vincent/St.Luke) Internal Medicine Residency Program, Cleveland, Ohio

Physician, Medical University Sofia, Alexandrovska Hospital, Bulgaria

Physician, 10th Medical Center, Sofia, Bulgaria


American Medical Association (active)

American College of Physicians (active)

Society of Hospital Medicine (active)

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