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Ivo Tzvetanov, Surgeon, Surgery & Transplantation

Ivo Tzvetanov, MD, FACS


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Dr. Ivo G. Tzvetanov is chief of the Division of Transplantation at UI Health. Passionate about his role in patients' lives, Dr. Tzvetanov has a personal goal to provide the highest quality care using state-of-the-art surgical techniques, and he thrives to treat each individual patient with respect and compassion. He is board-certified in general surgery and is accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS), and he has an extensive list of original scientific publications on the topic of abdominal organ transplantation. Dr. Tzvetanov holds the Carl H. and Billie M. Frese and Gerald S. Moss Professor in Transplant Surgery

Language : Bulgarian, English, Russian

Specialties & Services

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Liver Transplant
  • Pancreas Transplant
  • Robotic and Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Small Bowel Transplant
  • Transplantation Surgery
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Small Bowel Transplant


Ear & Eye Infirmary (EEI), Suite 1000

1855 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612


  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery — Surgery Specialty
  • Medical School: Medical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago — Metropolitan Group Hospitals, General Surgery