Todorche Stamenov, Medical Doctor at Barts Health NHS Trust, is a dedicated, multi-skilled General Physician with twelve years’ clinical experience in internal medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, haematology, rheumatology, Ambulatory Emergency Care, intensive care, internal medicine and running his private general practice. ‘Currently, I am on final year of my specialisation as a cardio-surgeon and currently I am based at Bart’s NHS Trust.’
Todor’s profession requires him to have a quick to learn and flexible approach which in turn enables him to easily adapt to new situations and challenges that come with being in the medical profession. He is well regarded by his friends and clients, and his pears see him as well organised, self-motivated, committed, and a responsible individual with great communication skills and a focus on providing a high quality of care.
“Since I can remember I loved learning about medicine, science, chemistry, and all the things to do with medicine. There have been many people in my family and in my circle of friends who suffered from a various health challenges. Little I knew that, towards the end of my specialisation as a heart surgeon that I would see my mother fighting for her life. She was my inspiration and the force that guided me through endless long nights of study various medical exams.”
“For many years I taught at the faculty of medicine and in parallel I run my own private practice in Macedonia which helped me to sharpen my teaching, leadership, business, and managerial aptitudes.” comments Todor.
We interviewed Todor on his Birthday to give you a glimpse into his Stardust Story, a story of love and courage, and inspire you to embrace life with the same kindness and compassion he does.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODOR!
‘Three years ago I fell in love with Tony J. Selimi, a leading human behaviour specialist and spiritual teacher who not only changed my thinking in profound ways, but also inspired me to broaden my horizons as a medical doctor. It is my love for him that made me move to England, give up my career, reputation and everything that I had build there to come to London.
With his unconditional love and clarity, I learned to overcome many challenges and now to be working as a doctor in UK. Tony, together with some of his private clients who are medical doctors and successful leaders in their field, helped me to accelerate the endless process, paperwork, and additional training required to obtain my GMC licence to practice and satisfy all of the criteria. One of his friends, helped me to get a clinical attachment work at one of the leading hospitals in London where I updated my expertise, learned the latest diagnostic approaches, systems used, and start to offer bespoke medical treatments in accordance with the newest medical guidelines.
In parallel with my career in General Medicine and cardiology, I am expanding my skills, knowledge, and awareness through attending a lot of workshops and seminars in internal medicine, acute medicine, cardiology, rheumatology, haematology, toxicology and gastroenterology.
I have also attended numerous personal development courses organised by my partner, the cognition expert, speaker, educator and award-winning author and the creator of the TJSeMethod whose twenty five conscious engineering principles have helped many people on their healing journey. This has inspired me to elevate my personal vibration, thinking, and purpose in life.
What inspired you to create your business?
Since I can remember I loved learning about medicine, science, chemistry, and all the things to do with medicine. There have been many people in my family and in my circle of friends who suffered from a various health challenges. Little I knew that, towards the end of my specialisation as a heart surgeon that I would see my mother fighting for her life. She was my inspiration and the force that guided me through endless long nights of study various medical exams. Following a kidney failure, at the age of 59 she passed away in hospital. Her passing away made me question so many things about life and god. It was at this very uncertain, sad, and emotionally destroying times that my paths crossed with my partner Tony who ever since we met has helped me heal, transform, and inspired me to be even better doctor and human being.
What problems are you solving?
Over the years I have solved many health problems in various positions that I have held. Some to mention: Assisting and contributing to the recovery of patients with post cardiology procedures and cardiac surgery; diagnosing and managing postoperative complications. Actively contributed at the Department for Neurology and Psychiatry; handling patients in intensive care. Intermittently working with outpatient in preventing cardiovascular disease and reducing the risks of hypertension, heart failures, etc. Teaching students basics principles of internal medicine.
How does it work?
Performing phlebotomy, ABG, solving complex clinical cases, managing and treatking Asthma and COPD, Carrying out pleural aspiration, doing chemical pleurodesis, bone marrow biopsy and aspiration and preparation of slides for cytology, Pleural tap and drain insertion, NIV (BiPAP, CPAP), spirometry, overnight oxymetry, Knee aspirate, Dyalisis Unit patients, assisting in creating AV fistula, preparing patients for renal transplant surgery, unselected medical take, cardiology ward rounds, CCU ward rounds, inpatient cardiology outreach, outpatient clinics (arrhythmia clinic, heart failure clinic, hypertension clinic, chest pain clinic, congenital heart disease), interventional cardiology (angiogram, PPCI), echocardiography, temporary pacemaker insertion, exercise tolerance test, myocardial perfusion scans, Assisting in PTCI (radial and femoral approach, balloon dilatation, stent insertion), Participating in Pace Maker insertion, pharmacological and mechanical cardioversion.
Who are the people who could benefit?
Patients with cardiovascular and respiratory health issues and various medical problems.
What are the challenges to make the public aware of your work?
Lack of funding, complicated doctors procedures, not much support and too much administration work that stops experts like-myself maximise the time we have to assist patients.
Where do you turn for inspiration and why?
On a daily basis I see so many patients with a range of health issues, some of them end up dying in my hands and telling me their last wishes. If not careful, it can be very emotional experience that can impact your mental health, especially if you are the one baring the news to their loved ones. As a result, I see many of the colleagues I work suffer from stress, mental health and physical health issues. Personally, I consider myself to be very blessed as I have Tony as my partner. His clarity, presence and wisdom is always there to inspire me after a long day at work, that on its own is priceless.
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