ABOUT Prof. Dr. Georgi Bozhinovski

specialist internist - rheumatologist

Prof. Dr. Georgi Bozhinovski, professor at the Medical Faculty in Skopje.

He was born in 1955. in Bitola. He has been working as a consultant in PHI “Internal medicine Center, Srce” for many years.

Work experience and education:

He completed primary and secondary education in Skopje.

He graduated from the Medical Faculty in Skopje in 1981. He passed the professional exam in 1982.

Since 1983 he has been employed at the Rheumatology Clinic at the Medical Faculty in Skopje.

He has been a specialist in Internal Medicine since 1988, and a subspecialist in Rheumatology since 1997.

He was elected a junior assistant in Internal Medicine and Internal Medicine in 1985, and an assistant in 1989.

1992 At the Medical Faculty in Skopje he defended his doctoral dissertation “Clinical and humoral immunological aspects in systemic sclerosis”.

In 2001 he was elected Associate Professor, and in 2003 he was elected Full Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine at the Medical Faculty in Skopje.

He works at the Rheumatology Clinic as a department head.

Additional information and publications:

He has participated in several congresses and symposia in the country and abroad with his own works. He has published more than 160 professional-scientific papers in the country and abroad.

He had professional stays at the Clinical Center in Ljubljana and at the Military Medical Academy in Belgrade.

He is also the lead researcher of the first realized scientific research project of the rheumatology clinic funded by the Ministry of Science entitled “Treatment of Raynaud’s phenomenon with low-energy laser therapy”.

He is a participant in 16 international and domestic projects as a lead researcher, or co-researcher.

Author of the book “Raynaud” phenomenon.

He is the author of The Treatment of Raynaud’s Phenomenon with Low-Energy Laser Therapy.

He is the author of the chapter on systemic sclerosis, the chapter on rheumatic syndromes in diseases of other systems and organs and the chapter on the principles of rehabilitation in rheumatic diseases in the textbook Internal Medicine.

He is the author of the chapters on systemic sclerosis, systemic lupus erythematosus, poly-dermatomyositis, osteoarthritis, painful lumbar syndrome and painful cervical syndrome in Practicum in Internal Medicine. He is the co-author of the handbook “Treatment of rheumatoid arthritis”.

Professional contribution and memberships:

He is also the founder of the long-term head of the office for capillaroscopy and angio cold test and introduced the methods: dynamic plethysmography, angio cold provocative test and periungveal capillaroscopy in the examination of peripheral circulatory system and circulatory system.

He was a member of the forum for musculoskeletal problems established by the Faculty of Medicine, which harmonized the contents of the guidelines for primary health care within the project for continuous medical education and transition of the health sector in the Republic of Macedonia.

He is a member of the Macedonian Association against Rheumatism (MAAR), the European League against Rheumatism (EULAR), the World League against Rheumatism (ILAR), the Macedonian Medical Association, the Medical Chamber of Macedonia and the Macedonian Red Cross. He was Secretary General of the Macedonian Rheumatology Association and Secretary General of the Rheumatology Congresses of the Republic of Macedonia.

He is one of the initiators for the establishment and a longtime member of the editorial board of the webdoctor.com.mk portal.

Awards and professional recognitions:

He is the recipient of a Certificate of Appreciation from the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” for his contribution to the development and work of the Medical Faculty in Skopje, a plaque for significant contribution to achieving the goals and objectives of the Macedonian Medical Association. He is also the recipient of a letter of thanks for the development of humanism and solidarity among the people, a letter of thanks for spreading the health culture of the population and a letter of thanks for promoting the organization of the Red Cross of the Republic of Macedonia.