Prof. Milen Minkov


Milen Minkov, MD, PhD is currently full professor for specialized pediatrics at the Sigmund Freud Private University, Head of the Clinic for Neonatology, Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine at the Rudolfstiftung Hospital, as well as, Consultant for Pediatric Hematology and Chair of the International LCH Study  Reference Center at St. Anna Children’s Hospital, Vienna, Austria.

Dr Minkov graduated from the Russian State Medical University, Moscow in 1991 and completed his residency and fellowship in pediatrics and pediatric hematology/oncology at the Russian Federal Institute for Pediatric Hematology in Moscow and in St. Anna Children’s Hospital in Vienna.

Between 1996 and 2012, he worked in St. Anna Children’s Hospital, where he provided clinical care, supervised trainees, administered the Department of Outpatient Hematology/Oncology, and conducted clinical research at the Children’s Cancer Research Institute. He has been actively involved in teaching and supervision of medical students at the Medical University of Vienna since 1997 (Assistant Professor 1997-2007, Assoc. Professor 2007-2012, and Professor of Pediatrics since 2012). Since 2012, he is mentor at the Open Medical Institute of the American-Austrian Foundation, and since 2016 Honored Professor of the Federal State Research Center of Pediatric Hematology, Oncology and Immunology in Moscow.

Dr. Minkov´s clinical experience covers the full spectrum of pediatric hematology/oncology, with a particular expertise in non-malignant hematology. His research has mainly been focused on LCH. He has over 100 published papers in peer-reviewed medical journals, contributed to a number of book chapters, guidelines and consensus papers. Dr. Minkov was in 1997 the first awardee of the Mark Nesbit Award for Clinical Science of the Histiocyte Society and is currently president of the Histiocyte Society. He is member of several professional societies and networks and medical advisor of patient and parent organizations.